The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically exposed weaknesses in UK housing’s relationship to the labour market and welfare system. Inequalities in household type, home occupancy, housing cost and security have contributed to the unequal impact of the disease.
Comprehensively charting fast-moving and inter-linked policy developments, Becky Tunstall assesses the position of housing and home in public policy, health and in peoples’ lives, and documents the most immediate responses to the pandemic in one convenient resource for students, scholars and practitioners.
Becky Tunstall is Professor Emerita of Housing Policy at the University of York.
1. Covid, housing and home
2. UK households and homes before the pandemic
3. The Pandemic and Pandemic Policy in the UK
4. People, Households and Time at Home in the Pandemic
5. The Role of Household and Home in Covid Infection and Death
6. Being Vulnerable or Ill at Home
7. Incomes, Housing Costs and Housing Security
8. The Impact of Covid and Covid Policy on the Housing Market
9. Summary and Conclusions