Login  |  Signup   Connect with us  

You are here

Mark Cantrell's blog

 

Right-to-Buy of housing association homes is tantamount to theft, but stealing away social housing is nothing new, writes Mark Cantrell – the political class has done it for decades

 
 

Iain Duncan Smith says the Bedroom Tax is working, but a report from the National Housing Federation has revealed the “devastating” impact it’s having on poorer communities. It’s enough to make you wonder, writes Mark Cantrell, what the Government’s objectives really are?

 
 

Arguing about the morality and fairness of welfare reform is a distraction from the deeper realities of Britain’s broken housing market and the long-standing failure to build enough homes of the right type, writes Mark Cantrell

 
 

A few weeks back, the boss threw a new role my way when he made me the literary editor of Excel’s new web-based publishing venture, Cheshire Today. Well curious serendipity, the first book to come my way happened to have a rather familiar theme – housing.

 

Latest #ukhousing Tweets

Renewable Heating Technology

Latest features

At home with Melanie Leech
Mar 6 2017 - 15:30

The Autumn Statement wasn’t as shiny as it might have been for the build-to-rent sector. As...

Social media: a natural connection for social housing?
Mar 3 2017 - 12:52

Social media has become a huge part of our daily lives in recent years but what impact has this...

Empty Homes: Filling the void
Feb 24 2017 - 10:32

England’s 200,000 plus empty homes are not only a blight on neighbourhoods they are a huge waste...

Cover Story: Britain must put its housing in order if it truly wants to defeat poverty
Dec 21 2016 - 14:34

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has issued society with a challenge for the millennium with its...