Is licencing the private rented housing sector the way forward?

What a busy few weeks in the life of the private rented housing sector and a continued trend toward licencing. Middlesex University has worked with Metastreet to develop and launch its new CPD course PRS 4117 Advanced Private Sector Housing Regulation starting on 25th April. For more details, eligibility requirements and to book a place, … Continue reading Is licencing the private rented housing sector the way forward?

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Not housed but not homeless: how did we get here? A housing pathways study of vehicle dwellers in Bristol

  The work of a postgraduate student at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has revealed some of the reasons behind why people – often willingly – live in vans in Bristol. Urban vehicle dwelling is growing, particularly in Bristol where a persistent shortage in housing has negatively impacted affordability. The number of … Continue reading Not housed but not homeless: how did we get here? A housing pathways study of vehicle dwellers in Bristol

Celebrating Environmental Health Research: Rob’s workshop reflections

One week on from our research workshop please find a link below to some of the presentations, I will post the others here in the New Year and my apologies for not including some content below as I missed the first half of the workshop. At a very strange/worrying time here in the UK (Happy … Continue reading Celebrating Environmental Health Research: Rob’s workshop reflections

Canadian webinars on public health

Our friends in NCCPH continue to share their resources with us and help us understand global perspectives in public and environmental health. The Canadian National Collaborating Centres for Public Health and the Public Health Physicians of Canada have presented a series of free, online, accredited (CME) webinars, each focusing on a different public health priority … Continue reading Canadian webinars on public health