In her latest blog for British Politics and Policy at LSE, Melissa Fernandez explores the potential of alternative housing as a partial solution to London’s housing supply crisis.
After defining what alternative housing includes, Fernandez argues that many of these models have a significant role to play in addressing the London’s supply deficit. To be considered a serious housing supply option, however, she believes that the contexts, prospects and constraints surrounding alternative housing need to be better known and understood. Furthermore, she calls for a redefinition of ‘success’ in the valuation of housing to include notions of participation and social return on investment.
The full blog post can be accessed here.