After Council Housing: Britain's New Social Landlords
Palgrave Macmillan, Jun 15, 2010 - Political Science - 346 pages
Few policies have had a more profound impact on the modern British housing system than the wholesale transfer of public housing to new social landlords. In the past two decades over a million homes have passed from council ownership to housing associations, and the management of another million has been outsourced by local authorities. After Council Housing provides a compelling account of its causes, methods and consequences. Rejecting the claim that the process of stock transfer is a simple case of damaging privatization, the authors argue instead that Britain’s new social landlords have contributed to a more business-like, consumer-focused and tenant-influenced social housing sector.
What people are saying - Write a review
Modernizing Social Housing
Tracking Stock Transfers
Stock Transfer Motivations and Processes
14 other sections not shown