Few single policies have had a more profound impact on the modern British housing system than the wholesale transfer of public housing to 'new social landlords' - primarily Housing Associations. This important new text provides a comprehensive account of the causes, processes and consequences of stock transfer.
HAL PAWSON is Professorial Fellow at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. DAVID MULLINS is Professor of Housing Policy at the University of Birmingham, UK.
Modernizing Social Housing.- Tracking Stock Transfers.- Stock Transfer Motivations and Processes.- The Politics of Stock Transfer.- Governance and Accountability Consequences.- Organizational and Cultural Change in Stock Transfer Landlords.- Impact on Housing Stock, Tenants and Communities.- ALMOs: Short Term Expedient or Long Term Alternative?.- Local Authorities and Housing After Stock Transfer.