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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge

 

Anna Clarke

Anna Clarke

Senior Research Associate Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR)

Housing Policy

Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research
Department of Land Economy
University of Cambridge
19 Silver Street
Cambridge CB3 9EP

Office Phone: 01223 (7)64546

Biography:

Anna Clarke has worked at the Centre in 2004. Her research interests include housing need, homelessness, social housing, welfare and low cost home ownership.

Her research interests include housing need, wefare reform, homelessness, demand for social housing and low cost home ownership.

She has recently published work for the National Housing Federation on the impact of welfare reform on the housing association sector, and has also recently completed work on youth homelessness for Centrepoint. Her current projects include an evaluation for the DWP of the housing benefit reforms affecting social tenants, and a review of the role of poverty in housing organisations’ strategy for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Her research skills include qualitative research and focus groups, as well as survey research and statistical analysis.

Research Interests

Housing markets and analysis
Social housing
Welfare reform
Homelessness
Shared ownership and intermediate tenures

Other Professional Activities

Committee member of the Housing Studies Association

Member of the European Network for Housing Researchers working group on Welfare Policy and Social Exclusion

Key Publications

    • Clarke, A (2014) In-depth interviews with people affected by the Benefit Cap. Research Report Number 895 (Department for Work and Pensions)

    •  Clarke, A and Williams, P (2014) Supporting households affected by the Benefit Cap: Impact on Local Authorities, local services and social landlords. DWP ad hoc research report no. 12 (Department for Work and Pensions)

    •  Clarke, A (2014) Evaluation of Early Support in Essex (The Thomas Pocklington Trust)

    •  Clarke, A, Morris, S and Williams, P (2014) Landlords’ strategies to address poverty and disadvantage Joseph Rowntree Foundation

    •  Clarke, A, Morris, S and Williams, P (2014) Interim Report: Landlords’ written strategies to address poverty and disadvantage (York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

    •  Clarke, A ‘Opinion: Landlords’ need to tackle poverty has never been greater’ (2014) 24Dash.com 18th September 2014  www.24dash.com/news/housing/2014-09-18-Opinion-Landlords-need-to-tackle-poverty-has-never-been-greater

    • Clarke, A, Hill, L, Marshall, B, Monk, S, Preira, I, Thomson, E, Whitehead, C and Williams, P (2014) Evaluation of Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy: Interim Report (London: Department for Work and Pensions)

    •  Clarke, A, Morris, S, Udagawa, C and Williams, P (2014) Poverty focused review of housing organisations’ strategic and business plans - Initial Report (York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

    • Clarke, A and Monk, S (2013) The role of the private rented sector in preventing homelessness: identifying good practice and the impact of policy change (Oak Foundation)

    • Gray, P, Keenan, M, McAnulty, U, Clarke, A, Monk, S and Tang, C (2013) Research to inform a fundamental review of social housing allocations policy (Belfast: Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland Government)

    • Clarke, A and Heywood, A (2013) Reselling shared ownership properties after improvements (Thames Valley Housing Association)

    • Clarke, A (2013) ‘Share and share alike’ in Inside Housing May 17th 2013  www.insidehousing.co.uk/home/blogs/share-and-share-alike/6526978.article

    • CCHPR and Ipsos Mori (2013) Impact of Welfare Reform on Housing Associations – 2012 Baseline Report (National Housing Federation)

    • Williams, P, Clarke, A and Whitehead, C  (2013) Intended and unintended consequences? A case study survey of housing associations and welfare reforms (National Housing Federation)

    • Clarke, A and Burgess, G (2013) Mapping the number of extra housing units needed for young people (Centrepoint)

    • Clarke, A and Udagawa, C (2012) Analysis of the Private Rented Sector in Richmond-upon-Thames and surrounding areas (Richmond Housing Partnership)

    • Clarke, A and Heywood, A (2012)  Understanding the second-hand market for shared ownership properties (Thames Valley Housing Association)

    • Clarke, A and Monk, S (2012) Rural Housing at a time of Economic Change (London: Commission for Rural Communities)

    • Clarke, A (2012) ‘Housing Need in the United Kingdom: Its Definition, Role, and Measurement’ in Susan J. Smith, Marja Elsinga, Lorna Fox O'Mahony, Ong Seow Eng, Susan Wachter, editors. International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Vol [x]. Oxford: Elsevier; 2012. p. [a]-[b].

    • Clarke, A (2012) Under-occupation and Housing Benefit Reform: Four local case studies (Housing Futures Network)

    • Clarke, A and Williams, P (2011) Under-occupation and the New Policy Framework (Housing Futures Network)

    • Clarke, A  and Monk, S (2011) ‘Residualisation of the social rented sector: some new  evidence’ International  Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis      
    • Clarke, A (2011)  Cost effectiveness of lighting adaptations: A report for the  Pocklington Trust (Thomas Pocklington Trust)       
    • Monk,  S, Clarke, A and Lyall Grant, F (2011)  Providing the evidence base for local  housing need and demand assessments (London: Shelter)       
    • EHO  Trailblazers Evaluation Team (2011) Evaluation  of Enhanced Housing Options Programme Final Report (Department of  Communities and Local Government)       
    • Clarke, A,  Lyall Grant, F and Monk, S (2011) Under-occupation  in North Hertfordshire (Baldock: North Hertfordshire Housing Partnership)       
    • Monk, S,  Clarke, A and Tang, C (2011) Mixed  Communities Literature Review (Edinburgh: Scottish Government)       
    • Clarke, A,  Lyall Grant, F, Monk, S and Tang, C (2011) Under-utilisation  of the housing stock: Eight local case studies (London: Shelter)       
    • Burgess,  G. Clarke, A and Lyall Grant, F (2011) Domestic  violence - assistance for adults without dependent children (Department of  Communities and Local Government)       
    • Clarke, A (2010) Work as a Route out of Homelessness: A case study  of Emmaus Communities, People, Policy and Place On-line 4:3       
    • DCLG (2010) Evaluation of the Mixed Communities Initiative Demonstration Projects (London: DCLG)       
    • Clarke, A  (2010) Work as a Route out of Homelessness: A case study of Emmaus Communities,  People, Policy and Place On-line 4:3 DCLG (2010) Evaluation of the Mixed       
    • Communities Initiative Demonstration Projects (London: DCLG)       
    • Clarke, A  (2010) Forty Years of Working with the Homeless in Cambridge: Cambridge  Cyrenians 1970-2010 (Cambridge: Department of Land Economy)       
    • Clarke, A  (2010) ‘Shared Ownership: Does it satisfy government and household  objectives’ in Monk, S and Whitehead, C Making Housing More Affordable: The  role of intermediate tenures (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell)       
    • The  Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge in association with  Cambridge Econometrics and Educe Ltd (2010) The Working Neighbourhoods Fund Scoping       
    • Study: Worklessness and how WNF is being used to tackle it (Communities  and Local Government)       
    • Fenton, A,  Tyler, P, Markkanen, S, Clarke, A and Whitehead, C (2010) Why do Neighbourhoods  Stay Poor? Deprivation, place and people in Birmingham (Barrow Cadbury Trust)       
    • Monk, S.,  Clarke, A. and Whitehead, C. (2008) ‘Understanding Demand for Social Housing’  in The Future of Social Housing London: London: Shelter.       
    • Whitehead,  C, Monk, S, Clarke, A, Holman, A, Markkanen, S (2008) Measuring Housing  Affordability: A Review of Data Sources (National Housing and Planning Advice  Unit)       
    • Clarke, A.  Markkanen, S and Whitehead, W (2008) Sharing in Success: An economic evaluation  of Emmaus Village Carlton. Cambridge: Emmaus UK       
    • Clarke, A.  and Markkanen (2008) Illustrating Success: Developing Key Performance  Indicators for Emmaus. Emmaus UK     
    • Burgess, G.,  Clarke, A., Holmans, A., Monk, S. and Whitehead, C. (2008) Rapid Evidence  Review of the Research Literature on the Impact of Worsening Affordability NHPAU      
    • Clarke, A  and Markkanen, S (2008) Housing for an Aging Society: High pressure Inside  Housing, January 2008       
    • Clarke, A.,  Fenton, Markkanen, S., Monk, S. and Whitehead, C (2008) Understanding the  Demographic, Spatial and Economic Impacts on Future Affordable Housing Demand (Series of 8 papers, with source
      document and executive summary) Housing Corporation       
    • Understanding  the demographic, spatial and economic impacts on future affordable housing  demand: Executive Summary and Source Document Anna Clarke, Alex Fenton, Alan  Holmans, Michael Jones, Sanna Markkanen, Sarah Monk and Christine Whitehead.  Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research, Department of Land Economy,  University of Cambridge. The Housing Corporation. January 2008.       
    • Brouder, A.,  Clarke, A., Holmans, A. and Monk, S. (2007) Making Best Use of the Existing  Housing Stock. South East England Regional Assembly       
    • Clarke, A.,  Monk, S., Ni Luanaigh, and Shorten, J. (2007) The Extent and Impact of Rural  Housing Need and Rural Housing Markets. DEFRA       
    • Clarke, A.,  Monk, S. and Ni Luanaigh, A. (2007) Low Cost Home Ownership Affordability  Study. Tower Homes & MHO