Academic gentrification expertise in demand

Posted by kha5 at May 05, 2015 03:50 PM |
Academic gentrification expertise in demand

Loretta Lees at the public inquiry

Loretta Lees has been interviewed as part of a CNN article titled ‘Vacant homes and the super rich: How property became London’s battleground’ in the article Loretta discusses how London is being socially cleansed.

Read article on the CNN website

Loretta has also been involved with a public inquiry regarding the demolition of the largest council estate in Europe, the Aylesbury estate in Southwark and it’s rebuilding by Notting Hill Trust as a mixed income community.

Loretta argues that the demolition is not in the public interest as it likely to cause significant displacement and also the evidence based on mixed communities policy concludes it does not help social mobility of the poor and causes gentrification.

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