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'Just say no' to underfunded social-housing work

Architects and others involved in social housing must learn to say no to unsatisfactory funding, procurement methods and quality, a new report commissioned by the riba says. Social housing will only improve if all the parties involved become more aware of the problems and define their roles clearly, it has found. And, it concludes, those involved in housing in England and Wales could learn from examples in Scotland, where many of the problems have already been tackled.

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