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April arrives with some rare good news

Originally published on March 29 on my blog for Inside Housing.

Sometimes it feels like I’ve written a blog at this time every year with the headline ‘ 1,041 more words

Housing Benefit

Where the money really goes in housing

Three comparisons leap out from the latest edition of the indispensable UK Housing Review published on Wednesday.

The first two are not new in themselves and the third is only a crude estimate but all three need repeating again and again for a real appreciation of where spending on housing goes and exactly who is subsidising who. 650 more words

Social Housing

One small step (backwards)

Originally posted on my blog for Inside Housing on January 25.

More of us now rent from a private landlord than at any time since the first man walked on the moon. 726 more words

Private Renting

Private renting?

If you rent privately in West Norwood why not drop in to Knowles ( 294 Norwood Road SE27 9AF)  at 7pm on Thursday 25th January. 128 more words

Community / Voluntary

The long-term consequences of falling home ownership

A report today from Generation Rent predicts that the number of pensioner private renters will increase by 169% in England over the next 20 years at a cost of an extra £3.5bn in housing benefit. 802 more words

Housing Benefit

Call for papers for special issue: The rise of multiple property ownership in times of late homeownership.

I’m editing a special issue in the International Journal of Housing Policy together with Cody Hochstenbach (University of Amsterdam) and Christian Lennartz (Rabobank NL). The call is available below: 528 more words

Research

A system under strain

Originally published as a column for Inside Housing on August 17.

Beneath the immediate crisis about a lack of new homes lies a long-running one about the homes that we have already built. 673 more words

Social Housing