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We research housing conditions, housing need, our strategic role and the level of customer service we offer. We also have a role in supporting technical research and innovation in relation to local housing standards and energy. This section can often help researchers and higher level students maximise the impacts of their research projects.
This section contains homelessness-related research, which helps inform the Housing Executive's strategic and operational policies.
This page contains information on specially commissioned professional and academic reports into various aspects of social housing policy and practice.
Read our most recent housing services research including customer attitudes and tenant involvement.
The NI Housing Executive conducts and publishes the latest reports on welfare reform.
Read research carried out to help the Housing Executive and the Department for Communities to devise appropriate strategies for the regeneration and renewal of specific localities in Northern Ireland.
This page gives information about the research we carry out which informs our strategy and policy in relation to assessing and meeting housing need.
The Research Unit carries out and/or commissions telephone surveys of people who applied for and received a home improvement grant from us. These surveys help us to evaluate grant applicants’ experience of the grants process.
In its role as the Regional Strategic Housing Authority, and to help inform its planning activity, the Housing Executive provides up-to-date insight into the performance of the Northern Ireland housing market.
This page contains research carried out to help inform policy, evaluate performance or improve the delivery of the Supporting People Programme.
This research study presents the results of an investigation into the condition of cavity wall insulation and any impact that it is having in terms of thermal efficiency and associated technical defects.
There is a high level of demand for the research undertaken and commissioned by the Housing Executive. Download our research programme for 2019 - 2020.
In its role as the Home Energy Conservation Authority (HECA) for Northern Ireland, the Housing Executive seeks to support improvements in home energy efficiency across the entire housing stock in the region.
There is a close relationship between housing and health outcomes and the Housing Executive carries out research to support, inform and evaluate policy in this area.
We carry out and commission research to help inform our work on community cohesion and good relations.
Facilitating the exchange of up-to-date housing sector information and research through the Insight Housing Market Intelligence Exchange.
The House Condition Survey Steering Group includes statisticians from various backgrounds. Find out more about the steering group.
We’ve been awarded €2m to fund research that will tackle fuel poverty, identify renewable energy solutions and improve energy efficiency in rural homes across Northern Europe.