Social Housing in 4 Easy Steps

Step 1: Allow tenants to buy their council house.

Step 2: Deregulate banking industry and wait for housing price bubble.

Step 3: Profit! Global financial disaster.

Step 4: Cut housing benefit.

In hindsight, maybe telling everyone that they ought to own their home was a bad idea.

3 thoughts on “Social Housing in 4 Easy Steps

  1. IIRC the housing bubble in step 2 needed more than deregulation. In fact the years of regulation to inflate house prices possibly contributed a little bit to this…

    I was considering writing a post like this a few weeks ago, largely from a engineering “this is probably a better way of doing construction” perspective. Pre-fabrication, even modular construction FTW…

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