social housing

A brief history, and the murky future, of Britain’s almshouses

Many still require residents to hold specific religious beliefs.

A very brief history of council housing

A review of Municipal Dreams, by John Boughton.

Ten myths about council housing – and one ask

A Labour councillor on what we get wrong about council housing.

Estate regeneration ballots can’t be a referendum of whether to build new homes at all

The Labour mayor of Hackney on the role of democracy in regeneration schemes.

The Grenfall Tower fire highlights a broken social housing system

The ugly side of the regeneration agenda.

The government's housing policies will make the crisis worse

A Labour MP on the government's damaging housing & planning bill.