By: Stuart Hodkinson @stuhodkinson We are pleased to publish an extract of Stuart Hodkinson’s book Safe as Houses. In this book, Stuart uncovers the story
A lot of people own a lot of things, from socks to mugs, to phones to sofas. But, is owning lots of stuff something that is still fit for the 21st century and beyond?
Caroline Duvier asks this while thinking about reusing stuff, furniture poverty, offering the option of a furnished tenancy in social housing, and much more in this article!
Recently, things have become just a bit too much. The pandemic, changes to planning laws, evictions can go ahead again, and wishy washy statements about funding for retrofit of the existing housing stock and building more social housing.
An anonymous contributer decided to write a letter to their landlord, addressing issues that other private renting tenants might recognise.
There’s people who love data, and people that just stare at it and wait for something magical to happen to make it interesting all of a sudden. That’s what Caroline Duvier has done here: make it interesting. She uses baking and sweets to talk about data and how you can consider data to be the ingredients of a wonderful cake called ‘happy residents’!