The government can’t not afford to invest in housing
Ian McDermott is chief executive of Peabody and Vice-Chair of the G15 group of housing associations. When people talk about the housing crisis I want to say, which one?
A safe, comfortable, and affordable home is the foundation of good health and wellbeing, a springboard to people’s success in life. In my view, investing in the expansion of good quality social housing would be the single best way of alleviating poverty and improving social mobility. But the challenges of doing that here in the capital have never been greater…