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Gentrification, Displacement and the New Housing Bubble in Berlin

By Ares Kalandides* You probably feel tricked: Before moving to Berlin your friends told you that finding a place to stay would be a piece of cake. But it turns out to be a rather unpalatable one. You’re still looking … Continue reading

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Pick of the day: New Statesman | It is time to recognise the benefits of social housing

“Another reason why increasing current levels of social housing construction would benefit society can be seen in The National Housing Federation’s 2011 Neighbourhood Audit. This report shows that housing associations alone invest £750m annually in all kinds of community initiatives, … Continue reading

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Rejuvenating the social housing brand | Housing network | Guardian Professional

A lack of tenant participation in social housing must be addressed if image and reality are to come together. “For those of us who care that social housing retains a non-commercial aim, we must actively contribute to developing the sector’s … Continue reading

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