Evacuation from fire in high-rise residential buildings: A rapid evidence review
In March 2020 the Home Office commissioned the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) to produce a synthesis of existing academic evidence regarding fire evacuation in high-rise residential buildings.
Maximising the benefits of smart metering for consumers
English Housing Survey
The English Housing Survey (EHS) is a major government survey into homes and housing in England.
Access to Post
Citizens Advice commissioned NatCen to conduct research into post insecurity in the UK: what is the extent of post insecurity in the UK, who is most affected, and what are the impacts?
Future of Heat
As part of a wider mixed-method project exploring public views on a future transition to low-carbon heating, this study aimed to use deliberative workshops to gather in-depth evidence on public attitudes and perceptions to a heat transition.
Transport and inequality
The Department for Transport commissioned NatCen to conduct a rapid evidence assessment on the links between transport and inequality.
Public attitudes to social housing - Findings from the 2018 British Social Attitudes survey
Analysis of house prices at the local level
This project investigates the relationship between income and housing at the local level, using estimates of small area income produced from consumer data . This exploratory analysis looks at the potential for further research into house prices in small geographical areas.
This research updates our 2016 report into the attitudes and plans of potential first-time home buyers aged 18 to 40 years old.
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