Build, Build, Build Social Housing: Investing in housing that stimulates our economy and helps people out of poverty and homelessness

Zoom Webinar
Tuesday 25 August 2020 -
14:00 to 15:00

During the webinar we explored how investing in social housing can both boost our economic recovery and improve housing affordability and security for those on low incomes.

  • Is now the right time to be investing in social housing?
  • What do local authorities and housing providers need to build more social housing?
  • What does the Government’s recent housing and planning proposals mean for social housing?

Webinar speakers were

  • Ian Mulheirn, Executive Director and Chief Economist, Tony Blair Institute

You can view the full virtual zoom webinar here

More about our new economic series

JRF’s new economic discussion series aims to put people restricted by poverty at the heart of the post-coronavirus economic conversation.

We will be presenting new JRF research and recommendations on how to reshape an economy that reduces poverty and getting ideas from a range of economic experts. There will be a number of publications and webinars throughout 2020.

If you would like to learn more about our economics work? Contact Malou Lindholm, Head of Events, Joseph Rowntree Foundation for more information.