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The slow lumbering cancer that is Universal Credit has been metastasizing since 2013. Progress has been slow, but it will inevitably roll out to encompass millions of people the length and breadth of Britain. 1,334 more words

Britain

Talk: Vienna's new housing question.

I was honored to contribute a talk to a seminar on the ‘right to the city’ at the University of Vienna, Department of Political Science last Friday. 73 more words

Research

News Roundup, first of 2018: A civil rights victory and segrenomics in action

Happy New Year everyone! SD Notebook is back from a long holiday-and-work induced hiatus with the first news roundup of 2018. In addition to the (hopefully more frequent) roundups, I’m working on pieces about youth activism and school integration, and I’m planning to do semi-regular research roundups separate from the news ones. 1,092 more words

School Segregation

Airbnb in Vienna: The business behind the holiday homes.

Together with my colleagues Roman Seidl and Leonhard Plank I have wrote a short piece on Airbnb in Vienna. It appeared in the montly journal “Wirtschaftspolitik Standpunkte” of the Austrian Chamber of Labor. 114 more words

Research

Rearranging the deckchairs - Newgate's Perry Miller in this month's Housebuilder

The article below is taken from this month’s edition of Housebuilder magazine.

Perry Miller, partner at Newgate Communications, laments the constant change of direction on government policies on housebuilding… 437 more words

Politics

How Austria's housing reform proposals were written by the real estate industry.

The new coalition government in Austria has presented their reform plans for the coming years as part of the coalition agreement. In the field of housing, the plans show striking similarities with the current demands of the real estate industry. 1,851 more words

Research

Austria's new government wants to increase home-ownership.

Austria has a new government. The coalition proposal also includes plans to reform housing policy. One of the main objectives is to increase the homeownership rate in Austria. 803 more words

Housing Policy