Mechanisms of accountability designed specifically to measure the effectiveness of public services
Research into the first five months of the implementation of the Social Rented Sector Size Criterion underoccupation penalty, popularly known as the ‘Bedroom Tax’, suggested ministers may have significantly overestimated the savings it is likely to generate. The analysis – which ran real data collected by four housing associations since April through a model used in…
By Ken Gibb, Director, Policy Scotland In parallel to the much discussed idea of capping house price inflation (or at least the Bank of England setting it as a policy goal and then trying to lean on the banks), there has been much concern raised about foreign investment, viewed as largely speculative, in the London…
Talk by Martin McKee on how the intellectual underpinnings of austerity have now been demolished and the case for investing to achieve growth.
About the Public Health Intervention Development scheme (PHIND)
Report of meeting with UN housing rapporteur, Professor Raquel Rolnik (University of Sao Paolo,) is carrying out a ‘mission’ to review housing in the UK.
The rapid growth of the private rented sector (PRS) is changing the face of the housing market in the UK, but remains largely below the radar of major housing policy initiatives.