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The politics of housing: the 2015 general election

...housing in the early and middle part of the twentieth century. The 1960s was a time of “election auctions” on housing numbers, with each party vying to promise the most...
Published: 14 April 2015
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The Politics of Housing

...housing market: whilst housing is viewed as a private problem, it remains a very political issue; although housing comprises a principal determinant of quality of life and shortage of housing...
Published: 08 November 2013
Author(s): Nigel Keohane, Nida Broughton
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Homes, health, and COVID-19: how poor housing adds to the hardship of the coronavirus crisis

Written by: Amy Clair, ESRC Research Centre for Micro-Social Change, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex

Published: 02 April 2020
Author: Amy Clair
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Media Release

New report reveals ‘low pay penalty’ for social housing tenants

Workers living in social housing face a ‘pay penalty’ compared to those in other types of accommodation, a new report from the Social Market Foundation (SMF), supported by Circle Housing,...
Published: 07 October 2016
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Ask the Expert: The private rented housing sector: The UK and ideas from other countries

...side of housing, in particular the construction of social housing via housing associations. Subject subsidies tend to be received by individuals rather than owners and constructors, such as housing benefits....
Published: 29 March 2017
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Commentary

Grand Designs? Getting the government’s ‘pay to stay’ social housing policy right

...Survey, 2012-13, Chapter 4 – EHS Households report, 2012-13: tables, figures and annex tables, Table A4.2 [3] http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jul/05/tories-social-tenant-council-housing [4] SMF, Politics of Housing, 2013 [5] English Housing Survey 2013-14, https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/406740/English_Housing_Survey_Headline_Report_2013-14.pdf...
Published: 07 July 2015
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The Retirement Housing Dividend: Exploring the case for an expansion of retirement housing in the UK

...housing in terms of the likely retirement housing dividend. Grant funding should be considered as a way of stimulating construction of new retirement housing in such areas. Policymakers and the...
Published: 05 December 2021
Author: Scott Corfe
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Moving Up: Higher wages for social housing tenants

...housing associations and the steps that landlords can take through housing and beyond to help their tenants. THE CHALLENGE OF LOW PAY AND IN-WORK POVERTY IN SOCIAL HOUSING Social housing...
Published: 07 October 2016
Author: Nigel Keohane
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