The United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognises the right to housing as part of the fundamental economic, social, and cultural rights of human beings. However, a housing crisis in London has emerged in recent decades, where problems include shortages of housing supply in sale, private rental, and social housing markets. What was the past, what is the present and what will be the future of social housing?
The objective of the exhibition is for the general audience, especially housing policymakers, to gain greater contextual background related to social housing policies.
The exhibition contains three parts:
This exhbition is funded by Knowledge Exchange and Impact of London School of Economics and Political Science.
Exhibition launch date: August 2021
Lois Liao is currently a Fellow at the Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science. She completed her PhD at University College London. Her doctoral thesis "Economic and Socio-Psychological Analyses of Social Housing Policies in the U.K." focuses on bringing Bourdieusian theories in understanding social housing policies.