Wolfgang Amann, Head of the Austrian institute for real estate, construction and housing and the co-author of Habitat for Humanity’s 2015 Housing Review took to the Guardian to discuss the issue of privatising of social housing.
The UK government has made it clear that it wants to move housing associations, reclassified as public bodies in October, off the public books as soon as possible. It also wants to encourage the building of more new homes for sale, rather than for rent.
But will these plans help solve the UK’s housing deficit, or create an even bigger problem?
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