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Decline in home ownership and rise of renting needs a big change in government thinking says new report

Smith Institute - the end of the affiar

I have recently come across an interesting report, published by the Smith Institute called ‘The end of the affair – implications of declining home ownership’, written by Andrew Heywood. The report considers what seems to be a permanent trend – the decline in home ownership in this country.  Together with the worrying fact that this…

Ben Reeve-Lewis’ Friday Newsround #8

Ben on a chair

[Ben is turning over a new leaf today - gone is the sneering cynic, now all he wants to do is spread sweetness and light.  Trouble is he can't find any in the private sector news ... ] After last week’s newsround I got into a forum chat and fessed up about how unhappy I…

Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice (Second Edition) by Jan Luba and Liz Davies

Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice (Second Edition) by Jan Luba and Liz Davies

Our reviewer Giles Peaker (of Anthony Gold solicitors) should be pretty knowledgeable now on housing allocation and homelessness law, as he previously reviewed Andrew Arden’s book on the same subject. What did he make of this one? Housing Allocation and Homelessness: Law and Practice This is the second edition of this book, written by Jan…

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