Building utopia: Incorporating health and wellbeing into housing developments

Research output: Other contribution


The impact of housing on health and wellbeing is now widely recognised. Good quality, affordable housing improves personal and social wellbeing, creates sustainable communities that attract investment and jobs, and can reduce our carbon footprint and improve the environment. However, delivering healthy homes still remains a big challenge. It requires urgent action involving all sectors of the built environment, but how can we rise to the challenge and create homes and places where it is possible to live a happy, healthy life?
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Place of PublicationManchester
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2021


  • health and wellbeing
  • housing
  • urban planning
  • policy making

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Urban Institute


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