The impact of Airbnb on rental markets

By Rebecca Dillon / March 3, 2017

What impact are short-term rental markets such as Airbnb having on prices in London – and are their services suitable for anyone other than affluent tourists?

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Jam today – and still jam tomorrow…

By Ashley Horsey / February 16, 2017

There are many reasons why a person may only be “just about managing” – not all of them financial.

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The Housing White Paper: a chance for change

By Rebecca Dillon / February 7, 2017

Will the government’s long-awaited housing white paper finally set the UK housing market on the road to reform?

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The shameful state of Britain’s housing for refugees

By Rebecca Dillon / February 2, 2017

“The way a government treats refugees is very instructive; it shows you how they would treat the rest of us if they thought they could get away with it.”

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Modular-Podular living: progress or pragmatism

By Ashley Horsey / January 18, 2017

In my last blog, way back in the pre-Trumpian days of October 2016, I mused whether it was sensible to develop or promote less-than-ideal housing solutions, or whether settling for adequate might undermine the achievement of the best. That blog considered two manifestations of the current housing crisis: the spread of tent encampments of European…

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Cold, wet, and homeless in January

By Rebecca Dillon / January 13, 2017

Our new Policy & Communications coordinator reflects on the hardships faced by rough sleepers in this most unforgiving of months

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