Posts by Desiree Fields

Desiree Fields, Associate Fellow, SPERI and Lecturer in Geography, University of Sheffield

Reconstituting the post-crisis real estate-finance link in Ireland, Spain & the US

The mortgage-led crisis has led to the financialization of rental housing – and new social struggles The global financial crisis had dramatic consequences for urban space and life in the US and the worst-affected European economies, Ireland and Spain: a tide of evictions and dispossession of homeowners, swathes of vacant property and stalled development, and rising homelessness. The scope and … Continue reading

1 March 2016 by Desiree Fields
Categories: Austerity, Housing, SPERI Comment, USA, Welfare Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,