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Communities Scotland Research Publications

Reports and Precis published by Communities Scotland, which was abolished in 2008, appear here.

Precis number

Title

Report

No précis

Health and Regeneration: Shared premises

Report 100

No précis

Planning for affordable housing in the Cairngorms National Park

Report 99

115

Evaluation of the Wider Role Funding Programme

Report 97

114

Scottish social landlords' progress on tenant participation

Report 98

113

Review of availability and use of evidence in Regeneration Outcome Agreements

Report 95

112

Evaluation of the impact of Scottish Community Action Research Fund (SCARF) projects

Report 96

111

Sharing the benefits of growth: linking opportunity and need in North East Scotland

Report 92

110

Review of employability in Regeneration Outcome Agreements

Report 94

109

Evaluation of the implementation of Regeneration Outcome Agreements

Report 93

108

Affordability and migration within the Ayrshire housing system

No report

107

Testing the Property Sale Questionnaire in the home buying and selling process

Report 91

106

A longitudinal evaluation of the Drumchapel Supported Youth housing project

Report 90

105

Exploring the housing needs of minority ethnic communities in Forth Valley

No report

104

A study of migrant workers in Grampian

Report 89

103

Interim evaluation of the Open Market Homestake Pilot

Report 87

102

Innovative Dutch Style Housing in Ballater

Report 85

101

Interim Evaluation of the Community Voices Network

Report 88

100

Restricted occupancy conditions in National Parks

Report 79

99

The potential impact of the Single Survey on the property industry

Report 86

98

Developing the social economy: critical review of the literature

Report 73

97

Registered social landlords and the social economy

Report 71

96

Learning lessons from thematic social inclusion partnerships (SIPs)

Report 78

95

An overview of the social inclusion partnership programme

Report 74

No précis

Equalities in Practice Follow Up Study

Report 80
Thematic Study

Technical Annex

No précis

Evaluation of the effective engagement of communities in regeneration - Final baseline report

Report 77

No précis

Approaches to evaluation in community regeneration

Report 76

No précis

Local housing need and affordability model for Scotland - Update (2005 based)

Report 72

93

Assessing the housing needs of minority ethnic communities in North and South Lanarkshire

No report

92

Providing homelessness support services in rural and remote rural areas: exploring models for providing more effective local support

Report 69

90

Affordable Housing and the Labour Market in Scotland

Report 70

89

Evaluation of Devanha Bulk Procurement Initiative

Report 64

88

An evaluation of earth masonry in affordable housing

No report

87

The effects of social housing on health and wellbeing - initial findings from the SHARP study

Report 75

86

Surveyors in regeneration

Report 61

85

A legislation and literature review of health and safety for social landlords

Report 67

84

Improving health improvement planning in Scotland

No report

83

Services for Gypsies/Travellers - a follow up study 2005/06

Thematic Study
Technical annex

82

Building a better deal: an evaluation of new methods

No report available

81

Perceptions of the Social Economy

Report 63

80

Engaging with tenants nationally - a consultation study

Report 66

79

The Tayside migrant labour population: scale, impacts and experiences

Report 65

78

Improving sound insulation in dwellings

No report available

77

Evaluation of the Scottish Community Action Research Fund (SCARF)

Report 62

76

Evaluation of the Rural Home Ownership Grant Mechanism

Report 59

75

How to gather views on service quality - guidance for social landlords

Guidance

74

Network Support Fund - Action Research Evaluation

Report 60

73

Developing good practice for effective community engagement and housing needs assessment for minority ethnic communities

Report 57

72

Governing registered social landlords

Report 55

70

The impact of second and holiday homes on rural communities in Scotland

Report 58

69

Issues in developing urban housing in Edinburgh to meet the needs of a range of households

No report

68

Assessing the need to provide business support to Post Offices in deprived urban and rural areas

Report 41

67

Housing and support needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland

Report 54

66

Collection and provision of private rented sector information

Report 53

65

Low demand for owner occupation in Scotland

Report 52

64

2001-2004 Eviction by RSL and local authority landlords in Scotland

Report 51

63

A rich network: involving the voluntary sector in the planning of community learning and development

No report available

62

Improving understanding of housing circumstances of minority ethnic in Aberdeenshire and Moray communities

No report available

61

Achieving better understanding of the private rented sector in East Dunbartonshire

Report 46

60

Achieving better understanding of the private rented sector in North Lanarkshire

Report 47

59

Review of the effectiveness and impact of transferring Scottish Homes houses into community ownership

Report 50

58

Evaluation of Kincardine O'Neil innovative rural housing design project: Canmore Place

Report 48

57

Improving understanding of the housing circumstances of minority ethnic communities in Aberdeen City

No Report

56

A feasibility study into the application of a community banking initiative model for housing association tenants in the north and east of Scotland

Report 45

55

Tenants talking to tenants

No report available

54

Performance management in local authority housing services: an empirical view

No report available

53

Implementing Community Planning: building for the future of local governance

Report 44

52

Skills and competencies for community regeneration: needs analysis and framework

Report 42

51

Mind the gap: evaluation of owner occupation for disabled people in Scotland

Report 38

50

Evaluation of Newmilns Townscape Heritage Initiative

Report 39

49

Registered social landlords: information mapping

Report 40

48

Review of the Mortgage to Rent scheme

Report 37

47

Managing housing voids: a review of good practice advice with particular reference to tackling low demand

No report

46

Understanding the dynamics of low demand in owner occupation in East Ayrshire and North Lanarkshire

No report

45

Minority ethnic homelessness in Glasgow: experiences of service users

Report 36

44

An assessment of the housing needs and aspirations of Gypsies/Travellers in Tayside

Report 35

43

The housing needs and aspirations of black and minority ethnic communities in Angus and Dundee

No report

42

Evaluation of Social Inclusion Partnerships (SIPs)

No report

41

The "Horizon Gap": encouraging entrepreneurship in the social economy in Dunbartonshire

No report

40

Social economy and public sector procurement in Renfrewshire

No report

No précis

Local housing need and affordability model for Scotland - Update

Report 34

39

The risks and rewards of developing common housing registers: lessons from the modernising government fund (MGF) demonstration projects

Report 33

38

Coherent Diversity - A Literature Review: interdisciplinary training for community regeneration and social inclusion in Scotland

Report 32

37

Coherent Diversity: towards a picture of interdisciplinary training for community regeneration and social inclusion in Scotland

Report 31

36

Options for mixed tenure and RSL property in Edinburgh's pre-1919 tenements

Report 29

35

A good practice framework for tenant participation in Scotland

Report 43

34

The effects of mortgage indemnity insurance on the Mortgage to Rent scheme

Report 28

33

Routes into employment for homeless people

Report 27

32

Novel solar heating and ventilation systems for tenement flats

No report

31

Housing market areas in Scotland:definition and review

Report 26 vol.3

30

Review of the Wester Hailes Community Banking Agreement

Report 22

No précis

Local Housing Need and Affordability Model for Scotland

Report 21

29

Scotland's Home of Tomorrow - evaluation of design outcomes

No report

28

Analysis of the baseline study of tenant participation

Report 25

No précis available

Good Practice in Positive Action

Report 20

26

Developing a transition framework for social inclusion partnerships: interim programme review

Report 19

No précis

Report on the findings from the Housing Improvement Task Force - equalities proofing focus groups

Report 18

25

Disrepair in owner occupation in Scotland: a review of policy options in reserved areas

No report available

23

Disrepair in the private rented sector in Scotland: a review of policy options in reserved areas

No report available

22

Delivering choice in housing and support for people with particular needs: perceptions and realities

Report 14

21

Establishing a Disabled Persons' Housing Service in Inverclyde

No report

20

Evaluation of Ownership Options in Scotland

No report

19

Mapping Potential Supply for Housing in Scotland

No report

18

East Dunbartonshire Community Care Housing Needs Study

No report

17

Shetland Housing Market Study

No report

16

Measuring the Impact of RSL Employment Initiatives: Using the Wider Role Framework

No report

15

The Support Needs of Social Economy Organisations

No report

14

Support Infrastructure for the Social Economy

Report 7

13

Understanding the housing needs of black and minority ethnic communities in East Renfrewshire

No report

12

Rethinking Construction in the Scottish Housebuilding Industry

Report 6

11

Community regeneration and neighbourhood renewal: a review of the evidence

Report 5

10

The Social Economy: a literature review

Report 4

9

Assessing the long-run impact of the Right to Buy

8

Tackling homelessness in East Ayrshire

No report

7

Housing black and minority ethnic communities in West Dunbartonshire

No Report

6

Scotland's Construction Industry: skills needs and access to opportunity

No report

5

Preventing Homelessness: the role of housing management

No report

4

Models of intermediate accommodation

No report

3

An evaluation of the Closure of the Great Eastern Hostel

No report

2

Interim evaluation of Shelter Family Project

No report

1

An Evaluation of Existing Very Sheltered Housing Provision across Tayside

No report