Originally posted on May 11 on my blog for Inside Housing.
As we await the manifestos, what are the chances of real change in housing over the next five years? 1,227 more words
2 weeks, 1 day ago
Originally published on April 28 on my blog for Inside Housing.
The housing crisis could persist ‘for decades to come’ unless the government shows more urgency and ambition on supply. 1,115 more words
4 weeks, 1 day ago
Originally published on April 3 on my blog for Inside Housing.
It’s easy to forget now but the original idea behind the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) was that it would give tenants an incentive to ‘shop around’ for a cheaper rent. 783 more words
1 month, 3 weeks ago
Originally published on March 2 on my blog for Inside Housing.
So what have we learned from the new English Housing Survey? The largest annual survey of households and housing conditions is just out for 2015/16 and here’s what caught my eye. 865 more words
2 months, 3 weeks ago
The Global Financial Crisis was a wake-up call to the world about the dangers posed by a toxic mix of finance and housing, one that has still not been properly heeded. 1,730 more words
6 months, 2 weeks ago
Originally published on November 1 on my blog for Inside Housing
You might think a policy that threatens more than 300,000 children with destitution and homelessness would be attracting more attention. 1,056 more words
6 months, 3 weeks ago
Originally posted on October 19 on my blog for Inside Housing
Sometimes powerful arguments for a change of direction in housing policy come from unexpected places. 1,167 more words
7 months, 1 week ago