Archive: Social Housing

"Between June 14th 2017 to July 14th 2017, 580 households (not including Grenfell survivors) were moved out of their local borough"

Social cleansing: Hundreds of families moved out of London boroughs immediately after Grenfell

In a four week period hundreds of households were moved out of London boroughs

Opinion Former Articles

  • CML: Social housing: can lenders fill the funding gap?

    Research we published confirms that home-ownership remains overwhelmingly the tenure of preference in the UK. More than 80% of adults want to be owner-occupiers in the long term, and almost three-quarters (74%) aspire to be home-owners within two years. But despite a strong preference for home-ownership, owner-occupation has been in decline since 2003. Aspirations to owner-occupation are currently being thwarted by a combination of the affordability of property relative to incomes, a shortage of mortgage funding and the continuing weakness of the economy.

  • CPA: Government’s Housing Strategy a Small Step in Right Direction

    The government’s housing strategy will make some headway in addressing the massive shortfall in levels of new housing according to the Construction Products Association. The strategy, published today, includes measures to help first time buyers get on the housing ladder through a government mortgage indemnity scheme, which is something that the Association has been calling for.

  • Our vision for a prosperous, poverty-free society

    We are the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Our vision is for a prosperous society where everyone can live free from poverty.

  • What the young, the old, and the in-betweeners need - CML

    CML's manifesto for the general election highlights the decisions and actions that politicians should take to deliver effective housing solutions for the future.

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