Affordability: A step forward
Clarion's research into the principles of and approach to setting a rent policy, ensuring levels are genuinely affordable to low income households whilst enabling us to continue to build new and maintain existing homes.
The Wellbeing Value of Tackling Homelessness
Clarion has supported research undertaken by HACT and Simetrica which breaks new ground in exploring key issues around homelessness.
Our retrofit research project
In 2010 we started a three year retrofit research project called FutureFit, which worked with 150 Affinity Sutton homes and residents delivering combinations of low carbon refurbishment works and energy lifestyle advice.
Study with the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research
Learn more about our findings from our 'Bridging the Affordability Gap' report.
Nine out of ten residents want benefit paid to landlord
The overwhelming majority of social housing residents would prefer to have their housing benefit paid direct to their landlord so that they felt secure in their home, according to new research.
Impact of cutting housing benefit on underoccupiers in social housing
New research launched by the Housing Futures Network, a collection of leading housing groups, has revealed the impact housing benefit changes would have on social housing tenants underoccupying their homes.
Welfare reform: The impact of underoccupation on neighbourhoods
New research on under-occupation reveals full impact of Welfare Reform Cuts.
Youth unemployment in their own words
We spoke to a number of young Affinity Sutton residents who have experienced life at the sharp end of the current jobs market about their lives and their views.