Go away you’re poor

August 16th, 2010

Following the report from the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research entitled “High Density Housing – The Impact on tenants” I have come to the conclusion, along with other indicators, that the current attitude of developers and some housing associations to their tenants is “go away you’re poor”.

HIGH DENSITY HOUSING – THE IMPACT ON TENANTS:


From Building Design 14/6/13

Cassie O’Keyboard | 12 June 2013 1:54 pm

Another interesting thing about this typology of having maisonettes over flats is that there isn’t any shared circulation space so the residents don’t have to pay a service charge. Particularly for social housing this can make a big difference to how affordable it actually is to live there.

http://www.bdonline.co.uk/buildings/63-effra-road-by-inglis-badrashi-loddo-architects/5056149.article (paywall)


The second article in the series linked below:-

Hope VI – or go away you’re poor II


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