Just a few miles away from Westminster, Enfield’s local politicians are making a series of gambles that parliament’s big beasts wouldn’t dare try. They come with serious political and economic risk. But if even some of the things being tried by Enfield work out, they might … point to some radical solutions to Britain’s housing crisis.
I hear lots of people complaining about Enfield Council. But the latest article in Aditya Chakrabortty’s Enfield Experiment series for The Guardian shows the difficult circumstances in which Enfield’s Housing team are forced to work, and the Council adopting forward looking solutions. Well worth reading: http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/sep/01/enfield-experiment-housing-problem-radical-solution.