British Housing – a short intro

Asked to write a very short introduction for a special issue on the UK of a German tenants’ magazine Mieter Echo.   This has actually been very hard to do and I’m nervous about their response. This is what I sent them:

 

Background to housing in the UK

It is always very hard to make sense of the housing situation in another country because the social relations surrounding housing and land everywhere incorporate historical legacies which we take for granted. Continue reading “British Housing – a short intro”