We need to move away from public housing

What is the government doing giving people houses? Even if we accept that charity is properly the business of the state, which I don't, it still makes sense to ask: If food, clothing and shelter are the most basic necessities but no one thinks the welfare state should be knitting the poor sweaters or baking them buns, why are we so quick to ask it to build them houses? Click here to read the rest.

ColumnsJohn Robson