Drawing the linePosted: October 30, 2013 | Author: julesbirch | Filed under: Affordable housing, Shared ownership, Social housing, Squatting | Tags: asset management, council house, social cleansing |Leave a comment
Where does sensible asset management stop and social cleansing begin?
That’s the issue highlighted for me by the sale of ‘Britain’s most expensive council house’ and the protest that followed.
I put that in inverted commas because I’m not sure the building near Borough Market in Southwark was actually being used as a house but what is clear that it was sold at auction for £2.96 million, 30 per cent more than was expected last week.
Read the rest of this post on Inside Edge, my blog for Inside Housing