Digital poverty and housing inequality

by Dr Hannah Holmes, Dr Katy Karampour and Dr Gemma Burgess

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This report by Dr Hannah Holmes, Dr Katy Karampour, and Dr Gemma Burgess draws attention to the complex relationship between digital exclusion and housing inequalities. The report highlights a number of ways in which housing inequalities can affect people’s opportunities for digital inclusion, and also makes clear that not being online can create additional barriers to securing good quality housing.

Review of literature

Alongside their report, the project team at Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research also produced a review of academic and grey literature on digital poverty in order to provide a useful resource for policy makers in local and central government, as well as the third sector, to draw on in their efforts to tackle digital exclusion:

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