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Gentrification causes homelessness? Simplistically linking problems does not translate to good housing policy

by Mukta Naik

Scholars, bloggers and journalists in the Global North, especially in the UK and the US, have drawn clear links between the process of gentrification and the increase in homelessness since the early 2000s. 1,110 more words

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Report Finds Airbnb May Contribute to San Francisco's Housing Woes

A report released on Thursday found that about 15% of San Francisco’s vacant housing may have been removed from the market so it could be rented out on sharing economy platform Airbnb. 641 more words

Post General Election, what do the results mean for housing policy and property investors?

Now the election is over, and the Conservatives are in power, what does this mean for the housing market, house building and property investors, according to their manifesto? 334 more words

Propertyinvesting

The Straw Has Snapped

Theresa May trying hard not to define extremism but insist that it was right that peoples’ human rights should be restricted was not a good start to the morning. 1,664 more words

Politics

This is the worst outcome for renters – does the London Mayoral election offer a glimmer of hope?

By Kieran Aldred

This General Election result is devastating. A Conservative majority for five years – none of us expected it. No Labour/ SNP led Tory opposition. 718 more words

DEVELOPING SOCIAL EQUITY IN THE CITY AND BEYOND: THE POTENTIAL OF COMMUNITY LAND TRUSTS

Mike Lewis, executive director of the Canadian Centre for Community Renewal, and I wrote this piece to draw attention to the promise and potential of mutual home ownership models and community land trusts in particular… 1,246 more words

Housing Policy

Tower Hamlets parliamentary candidates & their housing policy

Last week Tower Hamlets Federation of Tenant and Resident Associations held a hustings dedicated to one of the most pressing issues in the borough: housing. 1,368 more words

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