Press response to “25 million Unoccupied Bedrooms”

BBC: “Charity calls for help freeing up family homes”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-15362474

 

Michael White in The Guardian Politics blog

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/blog/2011/oct/19/housing-shortage-oldsters-hoarding-bedrooms

 

Esther Rantzen and Jan Etherington argue it out in The Daily Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/8837027/The-bedroom-blockers-are-getting-on-so-should-they-be-getting-out.html

 

The Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development

http://www.fdsd.org/2011/10/housing-intergenerational-fairness-planning/

 

The Mature Times (“The Voice of Your Generation”)

http://maturetimes.co.uk/25-million-unoccupied-bedrooms

http://maturetimes.co.uk/The-time-to-address-housing-crisis-for-the-elderly-is-now

 

Response from Tessa Jowell MP to misapprehension about her position

http://www.totalcatholic.com/tc/index.php/uk-and-ireland-news/1887-tessa-jowell-mp-responds-to-universe-mds-tweet

 

The Third Estate “In Defence of the Intergenerational Foundation’s ‘Hoarding of Housing’ Report”

http://thethirdestate.net/2011/10/in-defence-of-the-intergenerational-foundations-hoarding-of-housing-report/

 

Fresh Business Thinking

http://www.freshbusinessthinking.com/news.php?NID=10617&Title=A+third+of+British+homes+’under+occupied’

 

Mortgage Solutions

http://www.mortgagesolutions.co.uk/mortgage-solutions/news/2118632/oap-housing-hoarders-downsize-help-ftbs

 

Irish Times

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2011/1020/1224306123724.html

 

Inside Housing

http://www.insidehousing.co.uk/tenancies/older-people-hoard-family-homes/6518478.article

 

Press TV: “IF moves to tackle housing woes”

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/205416.html

 

BBC News Magazine includes ours among eight radical solutions to the housing crisis

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15400477

 

In the Guardian, Shiv Malik defends the IF report in the face of some of the wilder extrapolations that have been drawn from it

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/oct/23/housing-shortage-old-people-homes

 

Patrick Butler, also in the Guardian, raises the under-occupancy issue in the context of social housing

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/patrick-butler-cuts-blog/2011/oct/21/housing-benefit-cuts-obsession-with-bedrooms

 

Rosamund Urwin in London Evening Standard: “Oldies Should Make Room for My Generation”

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-24000454-oldies-should-make-room-for-my-generation.do

 

Propertytalk.co.uk: “More housing choices needed for older people to support downsizing”

http://propertytalklive.co.uk/social-housing/7698-more-housing-choices-needed-for-older-people-to-support-downsizing

 

A property developer with a refreshingly clear understanding of the issues raised, plus some practical solutions

http://www.whathouse.co.uk/news/new-homes-in-dorset-linden-indigo-mews-downsizing-763