I'm reposting a blogpost that discusses the recent rise of demolitions in Vienna. I'm approaching it from a political-economy perspective and situate demolitions within the wider development of Vienna's housing market since the mid-2000s. The post originally appeared on urbanizm.net. Die politische Ökonomie des Hausabrisses Mit 1. Juli wurde also die Wiener Bauordnung novelliert. Hausabrisse … Continue reading New blog post: The political economy of demolition.
I'm happy the following paper is now out: The Revival of Private Landlords in Britain’s Post-Homeownership Society. I have been working on this piece with Richard Ronald (University of Amsterdam) during a short Post-Doc fellowship in Amsterdam. It relates to our ongoing work on asset-based welfare policies and housing property, and how these policies fail, with … Continue reading New paper out in New Political Economy