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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

How can neighbourhoods be understood and defined?

Publication 1 August 2010

This is a review of what is and is not known about neighbourhoods and communities. It starts to analyse the characteristics of neighbourhoods, including how they are defined and the role of the local public realm in bringing them together.

Managing the risks of neighbourhood governance

Publication 1 August 2010

This discussion paper puts forward a framework for managing the risks of neighbourhood governance: There are strong arguments in support of neighbourhoods being given the powers to act on very local issues, to control local liveability services and community assets,

The End of Regeneration? Improving what matters on small housing estates

Publication 1 April 2010

This toolkit aims to encourage local authorities, housing associations and other public agencies to think differently about how to break the cycle of entrenched poverty and disadvantage on small housing estates. The ideas, approaches and lessons in this toolkit are

Never Again: avoiding the mistakes of the past

Publication 30 January 2010

From the projects in Paris suburbs, to Chicago’s Cabrini-Green, to Broadwater Farm and Park Hill in Sheffield, high hopes and dreams have soured as, over time, ambitious new developments have become the housing of last resort for the most desperate.

Solutions for entrenched deprivation on small estates (Summary Report)

Publication 1 September 2009

In 2009 we looked into entrenched deprivation on three small estates in England. We worked in Coventry, South Shields and Kent to explore how life can be improved for residents of three small, very different housing estates. We collaborated with

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