The UK Housing Crisis, The Guardian
Through weekly columns, a data and explainer series, social media and audio reporting, Dawn has worked to show the complexity of the housing crisis afflicting Britain, how it differs geographically, particularly focusing on how the poorest and most vulnerable in society are evicted, forced into arrears and have very little choice in housing. The predominant narrative on housing problems in the UK focuses on home ownership: Dawn has worked to amplify the voices of and problems affecting people for whom home ownership is unlikely to ever be an option: women fleeing domestic violence, families stuck in temporary accommodation or moved out of the borough they and their children are settled in, and households forced into rent arrears due to various government policies.
Journalistic Writing, Video and Audio Content
- How can women flee domestic violence when they have nowhere to go? – The Guardian, 08/07/2016
- The displaced tenants paying the true cost of an inhumane housing policy – The Guardian, 02/12/2016
- ‘Pay to stay’ is Robin Hood in reverse for thousands of hard-working people – The Guardian, 02/09/2016
- The UK housing crisis – House of the Commons, 29/11/2016
- Good London – a conversation about the future of the city [from 26mins], 10/03/2016