David Madden: For London housing is an investment instead of homes

‘London now treats housing as an investment instead of as homes. If housing only responds to market signals, then it’s only going to be for people who can pay.’

David Madden, author of ‘In Defense of Housing (2016) is critical about the commercialization of the housing system in London during his interview with journalist Tracy Metz in the talkshow HEYU! Urbans London, where also sociologist Richard Sennett and the Dutch director of the Union for Archictecs – Fred Schoorl, were guests.

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  • You can find the video of the whole interview with David Madden, Richard Sennett and Fred Schoorl here
  • More columns and video’s of the HEYU! Urbans talkshow series you can find here