B27: Housing and Community Cohesion

26th October 2004.

This CLES Bulletin looks at the impact housing policy can have on community cohesion. In 2001 disturbances in areas like Bradford, Oldham and Burnley highlighted the extent of the underlying tensions in some of our urban areas. Since 2001 the promotion of “community cohesion” has been identified as a long-term response to addressing these underlying tensions.