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Martin Powell, Linda Bauld, and Karen Clarke

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9781861346704

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.001.0001

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Housing in an ‘opportunity society’

Housing in an ‘opportunity society’

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Social Policy Review 17

Malpass Peter

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This chapter describes the recent developments in housing, examining a series of key themes that include affordability, housing supply, and governance. Particular attention is given to the potential implication of the final report of the review of housing supply in England. The chapter provides a critique of how New Labour's emphasis on ‘choice, responsibility, and opportunity’ in housing continues to worsen the inequalities in this area of social policy.

Keywords:   housing, housing supply, governance, affordability, inequalities

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