Slides – The Folds of Home

Here are my slides from this year’s Housing Studies Association Conference. This was part of a session on the meaning of home, with fantastic papers from Yoric Irving-Clarke and Craig Gurney. Thanks to everyone for the interesting discussion and braving the early 8.45am start. Summary: This presentation drew on interviews with formerly homeless young people in Scotland during the first year they had moved into their own independent tenancy. And …

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Housing Rites article discussed on the Housing Journal Podcast

My recent publication, ‘Housing rites: young people’s experience of conditional pathways out of homelessness’, was discussed on the second episode of the Housing Journal Podcast. The article features in the conversation between the host Dr Dallas Rogers and Dr Beth Watts, a member of the editorial board at the Housing Studies journal, starting around 12 minutes and 27 seconds into the episode. Unfortunately, the article itself is behind a paywall. …

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