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Owning part but losing all: using human rights to protect home ownership

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In England the majority of householders live in homes that they own, with surveys demonstrating repeatedly the population’s strong preference for home ownership over renting. Home ownership has been actively promoted by successive governments for a mix of ideological and political reasons, and the Coalition Government continues to present the opportunity to own as central to its housing strategy. Ownership is sold as providing the opportunity for wealth accumulation, a financial buffer, c...

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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law
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Institution:
University of Southampton
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Law
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Institution:
University of Southampton
Department:
Law
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Editor
Publisher:
Hart Publishing Publisher's website
Volume:
7
Pages:
15-38
Series:
Modern Studies in Property Law
Host title:
Modern Studies in Property Law
Publication date:
2013-01-01
URN:
uuid:f0b9e479-9cbc-4abf-bc93-2c627b5dba81
Local pid:
ora:8941
ISBN:
9781849463218
Language:
English
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