New paper: Promoting health through housing improvements, education and advocacy: Lessons from staff involved in Wellington’s Healthy Housing Initiative

We know that poor housing conditions result in ill health for many New Zealanders, and we know which interventions are required to ensure good quality housing that supports health. Healthy … Continue reading New paper: Promoting health through housing improvements, education and advocacy: Lessons from staff involved in Wellington’s Healthy Housing Initiative

New paper: ‘Why don’t homeowners improve their homes? Results from a survey following a housing warrant-of-fitness assessment for health and safety’

Last year, some colleagues and I carried out research in Taranaki. People had their homes inspected against a ‘warrant of fitness’. After they received the results of the assessment, we … Continue reading New paper: ‘Why don’t homeowners improve their homes? Results from a survey following a housing warrant-of-fitness assessment for health and safety’

“Housing is central to understanding what’s happening in capitalism today” – An interview with Brett Christophers

Brett Christophers is professor at the Department of Social and Economic Geography and the Institute for Housing and Urban Research at Uppsala University, Sweden. His most recent book, The Great Leveler: … Continue reading “Housing is central to understanding what’s happening in capitalism today” – An interview with Brett Christophers