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Recent News Round Up (a busy time in school integration/segregation news!)

Cross-posted from IntegratedSchools.org

May 17th was the 62nd anniversary Brown v. Board of Education which begat more than a few retrospectives…  and all of them ended with either the disheartening pronouncement that our schools are increasingly segregated now (like  1,351 more words

School Segregation

Shaping Housing Futures

I have been in Toronto as part of a second workshop for the Shaping Housing Futures programme. This is a tri-country knowledge exchange activity thinking about how housing challenges in the UK, Australia and Canada can be analysed and understood with a view to developing feasible and credible new housing policies in each housing system. 1,034 more words


Private Renting Redux

This post follows three different rental market developments in the last few weeks. First of all, I chaired Professor Peter Kemp speaking in a seminar reflecting on Scottish market renting and PRS policy from the remove of England (though he is a former colleague of mine in Glasgow). 1,097 more words


A Wise Decision

Politico recently reported that my good friend Brian Montgomery has been tapped by the Trump Administration to head up the FHA for the second time. Brian is passionate about the viability of the program. 9 more words

Joseph Murin

This Week in Homelessness and Housing Policy

In the past week, there have been a lot of innovative ideas about how to ameliorate homelessness and improve housing policy that have been discussed in mainstream and not-so-mainstream media sources. 914 more words



Today the Conservative Party have released both their Housing Video and their full Housing Policy. Main points of the Housing Policy include net zero immigration (excluding student visas) until housing shortfall has eased, implementing a land tax on dormant residential land, and pre-approved / pre-consented housing…

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Labour's housing policy announcement

Labour announced new (and some old reintroduced) housing policy at their election year Congress.

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