Thursday, 02 April 2015

Inside out

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A Martian writes home

Tue, 31 Mar 2015

A Martian, sent to England to report on its housing policy, writes a long postcard home. Translated by Colin Wiles.

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Building on history

Mon, 16 Mar 2015

Social rented housing must make a significant contribution if we are to end the housing crisis within a generation, writes Colin Wiles

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The London strangler

Mon, 9 Mar 2015

London’s Green Belt has a part to play in meeting the capital’s housing needs, writes Colin Wiles.

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'The myth of the housing crisis'

Thu, 26 Feb 2015

Simon Jenkins is at it again. Colin Wiles responds.

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Plan it, Thanet

Thu, 19 Feb 2015

Thanet is one of the most deprived places in the south east. Housing providers could play a big role in rejuvenating it.

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Green progress

Mon, 9 Feb 2015

The Green Party has taken a huge step forward with their latest housing policy announcement, writes Colin Wiles

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Stand upright and be strong

Wed, 4 Feb 2015

There are barely 90 days left to get our housing message across to the wider public, writes Colin Wiles.

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Wrong to Buy

Tue, 27 Jan 2015

The Right to Buy elevates ideology above the public good, writes Colin Wiles

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'No social housing'

Fri, 16 Jan 2015

Local authorities are being taken for a ride by developers, writes Colin Wiles.

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Fixing the crisis

Tue, 6 Jan 2015

We need long term targets for housing affordability, writes Colin Wiles

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A new era?

Mon, 22 Dec 2014

The saga of the New Era estate is far from over, writes Colin Wiles

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To plan or not to plan?

Wed, 17 Dec 2014

The latest report from the Communities Select Committee makes a positive contribution to the planning debate, writes Colin Wiles

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A more perfect union?

Thu, 11 Dec 2014

Segregation and discrimination in the US housing market underpin the events in Ferguson Missouri, writes Colin Wiles

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Red Christmas Card

Mon, 8 Dec 2014

The Clinton Cards fiasco shows the power of social media, writes Colin Wiles.

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It's a Wonderful Film

Tue, 2 Dec 2014

George Bailey should be the patron saint of housing. He embodies everything we should be striving towards.

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Policy Wonky

Wed, 19 Nov 2014

The latest report from Policy Exchange is dangerous, writes Colin Wiles

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The thin end of the wedge

Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Are Barnet’s proposals for rent increases a vision of the future for social housing?

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A housing history

Wed, 12 Nov 2014

It’s housing day, and here is my housing story.

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A war job

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

The output of social rented homes is now lower than at any time since 1945

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A House Divided?

Wed, 29 Oct 2014

Colin Wiles reports on his American road trip and his thoughts on the inequality of the housing system there

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