You can find details of our latest research reports on this page.
We commission external research in areas of strategic or longer-term importance to our members.
External research can help to initiate policy debates, shape our future housing and mortgage markets and strengthen our links with key opinion-formers and industry stakeholders.
See also our Future research page for details of research that we are currently working on or planning for the near-term.
30 June 2017
Exploring why turnover in the UK housing market has shrunk over the past 20-30 years, identifying the most important drivers of this lower turnover.
27 June 2017
A research report providing an industry-informed view of how mortgage customer expectations are developing, and how digital changes are improving experiences and further enhancing operational efficiencies.
26 June 2017
A research report designed to explore how the advice process could be strengthened for households wishing to borrow beyond their expected retirement age or post-retirement.
13 December 2016
A research report providing up-to-date information on the scale and profile of private landlords and how policy changes may affect their future plans.
16 November 2016
This research report sets out a framework for exploring how well the various government housing initiatives fit together, whether they form a coherent whole, and which households are helped, or not, by such products.
20 October 2016
A research report exploring the challenges facing younger households and the supportive role being played by government housing initiatives.
18 October 2016
Examining the challenges and opportunities from a mortgage lender's perspective, around the government's ambitious plans to support an additional 135,000 shared ownership homes.
3 December 2015
In this research report, the CML has produced a series of ‘calls to action’ for the mortgage industry, government and regulators, to deliver good outcomes for older borrowers.
1 November 2015
The report provides an overview of some of the key issues related to the current retirement borrowing landscape, and the challenges facing key stakeholders.