Raising the roof: strategies for fixing a broken housing market

13 Mar 18

These essays, by leading public sector practitioners and experts, examine how to transform the housing landscape, and the role of public housing in that process.

Come to a topical debate on Tuesday 24 April in London where these issues will be discussed with many of the authors. Click here for further details.

Raising the roof: Strategies for a fixing a broken housing market


The housing market has deep problems.

A severe shortage of social and affordable housing, rising homelessness and the shadow cast by the Grenfell Tower fire have all pushed housing up the political agenda. This edition of PF Perspectives looks at how to transform the housing landscape and the role of public housing in that process.

List of contributors:

Rob Whiteman, CIPFA

Sir Michael Lyons, English Cities Fund

Janice Morphet, Bartlett School of Planning

Natalie Elphicke, Housing & Finance Institute

Ken Lee, CIPFA Housing Panel

Paul Karakusevic, Karakusevic Carson Architects

Terrie Alafat, Chartered Institute of Housing

Liam Booth-Smith, Localis

Richard Disney, Institute for Fiscal Studies

David Orr, National Housing Federation

Brian Robson, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Andrew Van Doorn, HACT

Many of these authors will be speaking at a central London breakfast event on the future of public housing on Tuesday 24 April, 9-11am. For further details and an invitation contact Rhiannon Price at [email protected]

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