Housing Benefit House Buying Reactive Comment

Convivia – June 2022 Reactive Comment The government’s proposed plans to consider housing benefits as income towards a mortgage may be welcome in principle, but we must think carefully about the various practical challenges that this kind of policy will create. Though the general idea of encouraging home ownership and social mobility among low-income people […]

Where public housing has gone wrong in the past – and my vision for its future

Convivia – February 2022 Comment Piece When we pause to reflect on the mistakes made in the world of so-called “social housing,” even the name itself isn’t above reproach. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that the phrase “social housing” borders on the absurd. Nike doesn’t produce a “social shoe” any more […]