Housing in the UK is considered a complex and open-ended issue. Using insights from public choice theory, the new institutionalism and social constructionism Housing Politics in the United Kingdom locates the contemporary 'housing question' in historically entrenched power relationships involving markets, planning, and territorial electoral politics. It is written to complement the 3rd edition of the author's bestselling Understanding housing policy.
Brian Lund is Visiting Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has served as Housing Committee Chair of a large metropolitan housing authority and was an Open University Tutor for more than twenty-five years. He is the author of the bestselling text book Understanding housing policy (3rd Edition forthcoming 2017, Policy Press).