Hackney

Gentrification in Hackney: Renewal must include social mix

Anya Pearson

Writing for the Guardian last week, Amelia Gentleman reported on the Hackney housing micro-boom that saw the average cost of a home in the east London borough exceed £500,000 for the first time in December. Growing up in Hackney, I’ve witnessed – and have arguably been part of – the gentrification of the area that…

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Going spare: How to deal with under-occupancy

Matt Hutchinson

The UK is in the grip of a housing crisis. This is nothing new; over the course of the second world war the UK lost almost half a million homes to a combination of the Blitz and doodlebug attacks. Add to that six years’ missed construction and an existing deficit of a further half million…

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2013 Party Conference Roundtables

Our Party Conference roundtables are private invitation-only events. Attendance will be restricted to just 20 people in order to ensure a quality discussion. The events will also be held under the Chatham House Rule. Labour Party Conference All of...

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Fabian Summer Conference: Green Labour

Come and join the Fabian Society on July 6th at our Summer conference entitled Green Labour. We are delighted to announce that our morning keynote will be given by Will Hutton. Our Summer Conference will take place at the...

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Home Truths

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