Policy unpacked #10 – Social housing: heading for history or the tenure of the future?

Policy UnpackedIn this podcast I contrast some the current Conservative government’s policy proposals with alternatives offered by a couple of recently published reports, and then reflect on the current state of the debate, particularly the role of evidence.

(Running time: 28′ 07″)

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  1. Good point about how moving away from market pricing in rent setting involves a whole shift of philosophical direction. I suspect the Basic Income is more likely to find a home in the Tory party than this kind of shift. At least BI preserves various notions of choice, where social housing is “provision.”