Tag: housing

  • Price ceilings and price floors

    Price ceilings and price floors

    Food, housing, energy, education, health and arms cannot be left to the market. We need to control prices. These are not consumer goods. They are commodities essential to human needs. The very reason for civilization is to be able to provide these necessities. They are not goods to enrich a part of the population. People…

  • Housing

    Housing

    Why is housing so expensive, whether to buy or rent? Why are people forced to pay when “the right to housing is a human right.” With limited financial means, it’s hard to find affordable, good-quality housing. (https://www.humanrights.ch/fr/nouvelles/droit-humain-logement) In the cities, prices have skyrocketed. They have become inaccessible to part of the population. And the countryside…

  • “Labour says emergency house seizure laws could ease Grenfell Tower crisis”

    “Labour says emergency house seizure laws could ease Grenfell Tower crisis”

    Labour says emergency house seizure laws could ease Grenfell Tower crisis | UK news | The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/18/labour-emergency-house-seizure-laws-could-ease-grenfell-tower-crisis-john-mcdonnell?CMP=share_btn_wa