Housing quality and resilience

Researchers Amber Pearson, Lucy Telfar Barnard, Jamie Pearce, Simon Kingham and Philippa Howden-Chapman have looked at the relationship between housing quality and resilience in NZ neighbourhoods. Their study suggests that improving housing quality in deprived areas could potentially boost health and resilience.

The full article is available online:

Pearson et al. (2013) Housing quality and resilience in New Zealand, Building Research and Information, 42:2, 182-190. Special issue: Resilience in the built environment. DOI:10.1080/09613218.2014.850603