ASI blog "Britain needs more slums" features in the Independent

An Adam Smith Institute blog, written by the 2015 winner of our Young Writer on Liberty award, has featured in The Independent:

“Britain has a sore lack of proper slums,” argued Clifford, winner of the 18-21 age category of the Institute’s “Young Writer on Liberty” competition. “Government regulations designed to clamp down on ‘cowboy landlords’ restrict people’s ability to choose the kind of accommodation in which they want to live.”

Clifford suggested that communal living would be more attractive to young people, admitting that he too was struggling to get on the housing ladder.

Read the full article here.