Yoric Irving-Clarke

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Yoric Irving-Clarke

Knowledge Exchange Associate


Dr Yoric Irving-Clarke is a Knowledge Exchange Associate at the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE). He is based with the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and is working to develop links between academics, practitioners and policymakers. Yoric is taking on the role part time whilst also retaining his role as a policy and practice officer with CIH. Prior to this, Yoric worked as a housing practitioner for over 20 years.

Yoric completed a PhD at De Montfort University (DMU), Leicester in 2016 on the history of supported housing and implementation of the Supporting People programme, going on to lecture part time on a range of housing modules for DMU.

Yoric’s research interests cut across a wide range of disciplines, including Politics, Social Policy, Psychology and Philosophy. He is particularly interested in the ethics of supported housing provision, intersection between housing and domestic abuse policy and the wider philosophical debates around provision of housing.

Yoric has published two books, Supported Housing: Past, present and future and Domestic Abuse: Policy into practice (with Dr Kelly Henderson). Both are available from Routledge. He is currently writing a third book on the wider philosophy of housing.

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