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What Conservative Government? – Part 2

Rather than do any of the things which might actually ease the housing crisis, David Cameron’s Coke Zero Conservative government wants the state to enter the housebuilding business… 617 more words

UK Politics

Ten steps to increasing housing supply in England

I-SPHERE Housing Economist Glen Bramley gives his ‘Ten Point Plan’ for increasing housing supply in England.

In November last year, I was invited to meet with analysts at the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG), to consider how we can substantially raise the level of new housebuilding in England. 784 more words

Housing Development, Design & Regeneration

Friday Links

Happy Friday. It has not been the best of weeks, the shock of going back to work, the horror of discovering that I had mice in the house! 234 more words


Housing After Corbyn

(As I begin this post I’m conscious that a number of people have tuned-in to my blog in the last few days.  I’m very flattered and hope you and others will find it worthwhile.  696 more words

Rob the poor and give to the rich – housing policy for 2016

This afternoon, MPs will vote on a proposed law. As a bit of policy, it is as belligerently incoherent as a drunk at 2am. As a piece of politics, it will harm millions of people, while making one of the gravest crises facing our country even worse. 945 more words

Social Justice

Video abstract - Sig Langegger's "After the Ban: The Moral Economy of Property"

It’s early January and already we’re looking forward to volume 48, issue 3 of Antipode, which comes out this June.

The issue is shaping up nicely, with papers on: … 360 more words

Video Abstracts

Housing Policy in Practice

One of the problems with policy making (and sometimes politics more generally) is that it can operate at a very abstract level.  If you’re sitting in a Whitehall office doing a Minister’s bidding, the reality of how policy affects lives and communities is very distant.  1,123 more words