Together at home: A new strategy for housing
ABOUT The AUThOrs
is a senior research fellow at IPPR and has led IPPR’s fundamentalreview of housing policy.
is associate director for family, community and work at IPPR.
IPPR’s fundamental review of housing policy has been generously supportedby the Oak Foundation, Orbit Group, Amicus Horizon, Home Group, FamilyMosaic, Residential Landlords Association, Joseph Rowntree Foundation,Dolphin Square Foundation, Peabody, Trust for London and BradfordMetropolitan District Council. The authors would like to thank the following people for their input and advice: Aida Caldera Sánchez (economist, OECD), Justin Bates (barrister, ArdenChambers), Declan Gaffney (independent research consultant), Matt Grifth(associate fellow, IPPR), James Murray (executive member for housing, LondonBorough of Islington), Jamie Burton (barrister, Doughty Street Chambers), JohnHills (professor of social policy, LSE), Duncan Shrubsole (director of policy andexternal affairs, Crisis), Mark Stephens (professor of urban economics, GlasgowUniversity), John Best (urbanist and corporate advisor), Sean McLaughlin(director of housing, London Borough of Islington), Nigel Minto (head of housingand planning, London Councils), Ed Turner (deputy leader, Oxford City Council),Pete Redman (managing director, Housing Futures), Toby Lloyd (head of policy,Shelter), Phil McCarvill (associate fellow, IPPR) and Jenni Viitanen (member of the Centre for Urban Policy Studies, Manchester University). Their constructivefeedback was invaluable, but we do not pretend that there was consensus onevery issue or that they will agree with every word of this report. Thanks nally go to IPPR colleagues who have provided a sounding board andsupported this work, especially Marc Stears, Tony Dolphin, Mark Ballinger, Nick Pearce, Tim Finch, Richard Darlington and Katie Schmuecker.Responsibility for the research, including any omissions and errors, remains withthe authors.
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