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Category Archives: housing
Progress Report on research project – Sufficiency in Housing: Exploring sustainability-oriented living arrangements
James Scott Vandeventer & Benedikt Schmid Steady State Manchester collective member James Scott Vandeventer, together with Benedikt Schmid, undertook research into how sufficiency manifests in community-led housing in two German cities. The research, funded by the University of Huddersfield, involved … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, cities, community, housing, news Tagged housing, James Vandeventer, research, sufficiency Leave a comment
Our response to Manchester’s Local Plan consultation
Here is our detailed response to Manchester’s Local Plan consultation. Click here to read the detailed response from Steady State Manchester. Update: 1 May Click here for the supplementary addendum to our response – We’d previously commented on the Core … Continue reading
Posted in housing, Manchester, Manchester City Council, Planning Tagged consultations, Local Plan, Manchester City Council, NPPF, Planning, resilience, spatial Leave a comment
Imagining an alternative future for Greater Manchester
By Mark Burton and Carolyn Kagan reposted from Greater Manchester Housing Action website, 11 March, 2020 For some years now, Greater Manchester has been trying to agree a grand plan for land use: the Spatial Framework. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), … Continue reading
Does housing financialisation deliver a Viable Economy for Greater Manchester?
Does housing financialisation deliver a Viable Economy for Greater Manchester? By James Scott Vandeventer, Steady State Manchester originally published by Greater Manchester Housing Action, 6 May, 2018. Manchester’s skyline is changing. Fast. While the dominant narrative is that dozens of … Continue reading
Manchester’s Housing Crisis
Most people know that the UK is in the midst of what has been dubbed the ‘housing crisis’. Indeed it is now part of mainstream political thinking that more house building is urgently required. Greater Manchester is … Continue reading
Posted in cities, Greater Manchester City Region, housing, land use, news Tagged Greater Manchester, homelessness, housing, land use, Pomona, viable economy 1 Comment