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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research


Housing is core to understanding inequality, and land – who owns it, what you do with it and what it costs – is core to understanding growing inequality in cities across the world. Shanty towns next to gated communities in Accra; Georgian mansions close to sleeping bag-lined subways in London; asset-rich pensioners living with fuel poverty; millennials locked out of the housing market – if housing policy is meant to ensure fair access to a home for all, it is failing around the world. An article in the latest edition of CAM looks at how housing policy is playing out -  for better or worse -  around the world.

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