Millennial Report: What Would Labour Do? EP 1 - Housing

Season 1, Episode 5,  May 13, 2020, 12:55 PM

Cherise discusses, Britain's housing crisis with creative and activist Tatum Swithenbank.

In the UK a whole generation have been priced out of owning or renting high quality homes and this leads many millennials having nowhere to turn but the social housing system. We hear buzz phrases like ‘gentrification’, ‘the housing crisis’ and ‘sold off council homes’ all the time. But what do these headlines actually mean? In this episode, Cherise investigates the UK’s social housing system, exploring how and why there is a current lack of social housing, asking what policy could make a difference, and answering the question: why should we care in the first place?