Founding SHOUT member Steve Hilditch writes at Red Brick on significant loss of social rented housing in recent years.
Latest figures released by the CIH show that in 2012-13 the stock of social rented homes in England fell by 19,189. In 2013-14 this figure more than doubled to 43,850. The loss over two years of over 63,000 homes compares with additions to the social rented stock (eg through new build) of a mere 28,000 homes.
"It is hard to exaggerate what a disaster this is for housing in England" writes Steve. You can read the full blog here.