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BOOK RELEASE: There’s No Place

My book, There’s No Place: The American Housing Crisis and what it means for the UK, will be published in June.  Here’s what some people are saying about it: “Glyn Robbins knows what he’s talking about.  If words are weapons, … Continue reading

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Pathway to the Projects

In 1992 I was an intern with a public housing authority in the US (you can tell it was a long time ago because unlike today’s interns, I was paid!) It was a seminal experience. ‘The Projects’ embody a range … Continue reading

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First Houses

Better housing happens where determined campaigns meet political will.  That’s what produced the UK’s first council estate, the Boundary (1900) in Bethnal Green and the first public housing in the US, ‘First Houses’ (1935) on 3rd Street in the Lower East … Continue reading

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