Beacons of hope: the historic role of housing associations tackling poverty, disadvantage and inequality

Report that provides a historic backdrop to the work of housing associations over the last eight decades or so in relation to their record of tackling poverty, disadvantage and inequality. The report also explores how housing associations have evolved as social investors.

Finally, it asks whether housing associations have contributed to embedding poverty, disadvantage and inequality in the communities where they work or are transformative localised agencies helping their tenants to enhance their life chances.

Author: 
Kevin Gulliver
Author: 
Chris Handy
Author: 
John Morris
Publisher: 
Human City Institute
Published: 
2012
No votes yet