Previous research

2008

Migrant workers in Oldham and Rochdale
Research into the needs, experiences and intentions of migrant workers from the EU or Accession countries living in Oldham and Rochdale.

Private Rented Sector: Comparing Oldham and Rochdale
Comparison of the private rented sector in Oldham and Rochdale, using tenant and resident perspectives of each.

Private Rented Sector: Quality and Choice in Oldham
What tenants and other residents think of the private rented sector in Oldham.

Private Rented Sector: Quality and Choice in Rochdale
What tenants and other residents think of the private rented sector in Rochdale.

Perceptions of Shared Ownership

Oldham Movers’ Survey 2008
A survey of people who moved over a three-month period, looking at their motivations for moving and choosing their home and area.

Rochdale Movers’ Survey 2008
A survey of people who moved over a three-month period, looking at their motivations for moving and choosing their home and area.

2007

Oldham and Rochdale New Build Survey
A survey of occupiers of homes built in the period 2001-2006, exploring the socio-economic profile and motivations for choosing new build.

Oldham and Rochdale: Race, Housing and Community Cohesion
Qualitative research looking at the processes which drive residential ethnic segregation in Oldham and Rochdale.

Retaining and Attracting Young Professionals in Oldham and Rochdale
Research into students and graduates in order to understand their perceptions of their home towns as places to live in the future.

Economic Migration to Housing Market Renewal Areas in North West England – Opportunity or Threat (Merseyside Social Inclusion Observatory)
Research looking at economic migration to the North West. One of the two case studies focuses on Oldham and Rochdale.

2006

The Housing Preferences of Existing Households in Oldham and Rochdale
Research looking at the trade-offs people make when choosing a home and how this impacts on current and future demand in Oldham and Rochdale from people already living there.

2005

Oldham and Rochdale Housing Market Assessment
An assessment of the housing markets in Oldham and Rochdale.

Oldham and Rochdale Economic Analysis and Spatial Framework
An assessment of the potential of the Oldham and Rochdale economies.

Recent research