Private Landlords

Real Media: Property Rights, Deregulation and Think Tanks (2/2)

October 4, 2017

Open Democracy’s Laurie Macfarlane talks about the UK government’s deregulation strategy and its effects on housing, as well as the influence of think tanks on national debate and an explanation of the ‘positive feedback loop’

Real Media: The UK Obsession with Property Rights (1/2)

October 2, 2017

Open Democracy’s Laurie Macfarlane on the recent history of UK property ownership, the obscene rise in property values that is mirrored in rent increases and personal debt, and some possible solutions to consider

Should Baltimore Privatize Its Public Housing?

March 13, 2014

Housing advocate Jeffrey Singer and Councilman Bill Henry debate whether Baltimore should privatize 40% of its public housing stock