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Life within easy reach: the London Borough of Waltham Forest’s 15-Minute Neighbourhoods Framework

28 February 2023
1:30pm – 3:30pm

Join us to explore the London Borough of Waltham Forest’s 15-Minute Neighbourhoods Framework.

Thames Futures

Impact story 4 October 2022

We worked with East London developers Barking Riverside Ltd (BRL) to launch a pioneering, award-winning social impact project, Thames Futures.

Family and community vulnerabilities in the transition to net zero

Publication 22 September 2022

Assessing opportunities and potential to develop policy that supports our national journey to net zero, enabling all UK communities to participate and thrive.

Response to the Levelling Up White Paper

Publication 14 February 2022

Our report addresses the ‘missions’ of the government’s Levelling Up White Paper and proposes action to work ‘radically differently’ by involving local people and communities to drive meaningful change. 

Why don’t they ask us? The role of communities in levelling up

Publication 14 July 2021

How have policies and interventions for local economic development affected communities in England? As the government commits to ‘ensure no region is left behind’, our research explores what works for UK communities – and what doesn’t.

Healthy New Towns: Putting Health into Place

Publication 22 October 2019

The Young Foundation, in partnership with NHS England, The Town & Country Planning Association, PA Consulting and The Kings Fund has launched Putting Health into Place. Through the Healthy New Towns programme we explored how the development of new places

A Brighter Future

Publication 1 October 2019

The Young Foundation was funded by the H&M Foundation. The programme helps young people find their way into education, employment or training (EET) by providing them with personalised job coaching and access to a bursary fund. Our report, ‘A Brighter

New Perspectives on Housing

Publication 25 April 2019

This report sets out the five housing challenges that we put under the microscope as part of the New Perspectives project. We explored these challenges at our housing event in London on 24th April 2019. As part of the event we

Building Bridges, Building Health Report

Publication 4 December 2018

In 2017, we were commissioned by SPEAR, a charity supporting people experiencing homelessness in South & West London to evaluate their Homeless Health Link Service (HHLS) which is funded by Big Lottery Fund. In this evaluation we provide an independent review

Putting Health into Place

Publication 28 September 2018

This booklet introduces the forthcoming Putting Health into Place Publication which The Young Foundation is producing in partnership with NHS England and others. Inside we outline 10 key principles for creating healthy new places, by strengthening and empowering communities, and

A Review of the Private Rented Sector in England: Vulnerability and Innovation

Publication 30 August 2017

We are currently experiencing a major crisis in our housing system. England has the oldest housing stock in Europe as well as the slowest construction rates in the long and short-term. Our sluggish rate of housebuilding has inflated the cost

Design for Social Sustainability

Publication 19 November 2011

This report from Social Life, a Young Foundation venture, was originally commissioned by the Homes and Communities Agency as part of the “Future Communities- Social Life” programme. It sets out a framework and online resource for built environment professionals and

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