Focusing on principles and theory and their application in the process of constructing housing policy, with boxed examples and case studies throughout, this fully revised 3rd edition addresses the range of socio-economic factors that have influenced UK housing policy in recent years. These include the austerity agenda, the Coalition government's housing policies, the 2015 Conservative government's policy direction, the evolving devolution agenda and housing supply.
Brian Lund is Visiting Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has served as Housing Committee Chair of a large metropolitan housing authority and was an Open University Tutor for more than twenty-five years. He is the author of Housing Politics in the United Kingdom: power, protest and politics (Policy Press, 2016).
Understanding Housing Policy; Housing policy: continuity and change; Governing housing; Comparative housing policy; Need, demand and supply; `Affordable' housing; Homelessness; Decent and sustainable homes; Neighbourhood deprivation; Housing and social justice; Conclusion: Let's be builders.