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Who will house the poorest? Developments on homelessness in England

This week saw the publication of our sixth annual Homelessness Monitor report focusing on England. The core theme of this year’s report is ‘access to housing’ for homeless people and those at risk of homelessness. 1,713 more words


The Beat Goes On: From Boarding Houses to Gen Alpha

The theme for the 2017 Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) conference is a great fit for Lowell, Massachusetts. It’s about change.

“The beat goes on” refers to the Beat Generation. 153 more words


Property Matters – HDC Financing

“…There are a lot of things that did not go right in the NHA and one of those things had to do with accountability…The HDC is not going to function like that.

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Property Matters

Separate But Equal, Part 1

Instituting a new series to examine disturbing cases of deliberate self-segregation of “marginalised” communities carried out in the name of social justice

Forget “the only gay in the village” – Manchester City Council is putting forward plans for a… 785 more words

UK Current Affairs

Rent Reform and the Too difficult Box

Over the last 20 years, I have worked on at least five discrete projects about rents and rent-setting. This has included studies funded by governments and by individual providers in Scotland and Northern Ireland. 1,101 more words

Public Policy

After Exposing the Roots of Homelessness – What?,


Perhaps Trummp understands the logic of this also, and that explains why he so staunchly opposes dealing seriously with and really funding any serious social programs in his budget – if you start helping one set of “losers,” you’re going to have to start helping all of them, and what woould that imply… 11 more words


Call for Abstracts

A great opportunity to present your research, teaching and/or outreach. The Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference will be held in Lowell, Massachusetts on October 8-11, 2017. 186 more words