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The state and housing in Britain

notes towards a theory of state housing policy

by John R. Short

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Published by University of Reading, Department of Geography in Reading [Berkshire] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing policy -- Great Britain.,
  • Housing -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn R. Short.
    SeriesGeographical papers -- no. 72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22111618M
    ISBN 100704906600

    Books shelved as housing-bubble: A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers by Lawrence G. McDonald, The Rea.   While the foundations of the contemporary housing system were laid in the period following the First World War, the roots of the crisis lie in two developments in the s: the privatisation of the social housing stock through the Right to Buy and the growth of mortgage lending in response to financial by: 5.

    The destruction of country houses in 20th-century Britain was a phenomenon brought about by a change in social conditions during which a large number of country houses of varying architectural merit were demolished by their owners. Collectively termed by several authors "the lost houses", the final chapter in the history of these often now-forgotten houses has been described as a cultural tragedy. Britain certainly is capable of more than is currently being discussed. National housing output had peaked in at ,, more than twice the current rate. We have to answer the question: Who will organise to better explain and end the housing predicament in low wage industrial Britain?

    Cathy Davis & Alan Wigfield (Eds), London, Spokesman Books, , 62 pp., £ (pbk), ISBN: With an unashamedly clear political agenda, this book critically reflects on the development of housing policy under the New Labour and Coalition governments to explain why Britain is currently facing a shortage of housing across all tenures. The History of Council Housing Contents. 1 Introduction. 2 Before Council Housing. 3 Homes for Heroes. 4 Inter-war Slum Clearance. 5 Meeting the Post-war Housing Shortage. 6 A New Urban Vision. 7 Pushing the Boundaries and Housing All. 8 The Impact of the ‘Right to Buy’. 9 The Future of Council Housing. 1 Introduction.


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