Housing Essay

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Housing Essay

The word count for the essay is 1000 words

The title of the essay is:

‘To improve your housing services, you need to involve hard-to-reach groups in decision making’. Discuss.

TASK 1 ESSAY – Assessment criteria – Critically address the followings:

• Introduction – Signpost the reader about the contents of the essay.
• What are housing services? (in brief)
• Define and briefly explain the ‘hard-to-reach groups’.
• Explain reasons for involving ‘residents’ in decision making, particularly the ‘hard to reach groups’ and critically
discuss the advantages of their involvement.
• Analyse Arnstein’s ladder of participation, the essay must critically analyse the different forms of involvement and
apply this to engaging with ‘hard-to-reach groups’.
• Provide a brief conclusion to reflect on discussions.
• Academic conventions- accurate writing, accurate Harvard referencing style

Marking criteria for essay

Merit (2:1) 60%-69%

The essay is very well written, and sets out well the advantages of involving residents in decision making. Explaining Arnstein’s ladder of participation well, the essay analyses the different forms of involvement. It identifies hard-to-reach groups and explains well why it is important to involve them in decision making. Accurate referencing and a wide range of references provided. The line of argument is very well developed and good evidence provided.

Distinction (First) 70% and above

Excellent writing skills are shown, setting out the advantages of involving residents in decision making very well. Analysing Arnstein’s ladder of participation, the essay critically analyses the different forms of involvement. It identifies hard-to-reach groups and explains very well why it is important to involve them in decision making. Very accurate referencing and an excellent range of references. The line of argument is compelling and excellent recent evidence provided.

How we will mark your essay

Explains reasons for involving residents in decision making, particularly hard to reach groups (40%)

Analyses Arnstein’s ladder of participation, applying this to engaging with hard-to-reach groups (40%)

Academic conventions- accurate writing, accurate referencing etc. (20%)

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