Health and Welfare

Updated: 17 Feb 2018
Health and Welfare
Health and Welfare
The Housing Executive carries out research into health and social welfare issues to support, inform and evaluate government policy.

The Cost of Poor Housing in Northern Ireland

This report summarises the results of a research project commissioned by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and BRE Trust to apply a methodology developed to calculate the cost of poor housing in England and Wales to the housing of Northern Ireland.

The Impact of the Housing Benefit Reforms on the Social Rented Sector: A Study for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and Department for Social Development (May 2013)

This research examines the impact of the proposed housing benefit reforms on the social rented sector. The study was jointly commissioned by the Department and the Housing Executive and undertaken by Glasgow University and focuses on the impacts of the proposed changes of size criteria to Housing Benefit for social rented homes.