Housing policy in England since 1975: An introduction to the Special Issue

Alan Holmans, Mark Stephens, Suzanne Fitzpatrick

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    Over the past 30 years the housing system in England (and the rest of the UK) has undergone fundamental changes. This Special Issue of Housing Studies is based upon a major recent evaluation of English housing policy 1975-2000 This introductory paper outlines the aims and objectives of the evaluation, and its principal conclusions. It also sketches out the broader social and economic context for the evaluation, and provides a brief introduction to the substantive papers included in the Special Issue. These papers were selected to reflect the breadth of topics considered in the evaluation, and to represent the key housing policy debates and dilemmas that have contemporary resonance as well as historical significance.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)147-162
    Number of pages16
    JournalHousing Studies
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2007


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