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Stuart Hodkinson puts UK government’s social housing policy under the spotlight

In an invited opinion piece for The Independent newspaper, Dr Stuart Hodkinson critically examines the coalition government’s approach to social housing.  Using the Kings Cross Central Development in London to illustrate restrictions tenants face, and drawing on his own research on Localism and the social housing situation in Leeds, he draws a bleak picture of current policies.

You can read the full article on The Independent’s website.

Dr Stuart Hodkinson is a Lecturer in Critical Urban Geography in the School of Geography at the University of Leeds.