Joe Beswick

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Joe Beswick

Head of Housing and Land


Joe heads up NEF’s thinking, research and campaigning on the housing crisis, and the fight for a fairer housing and land system. His work includes coordinating a national level campaign to stop the sell-off of public land, developing policies to boost the supply of genuinely affordable housing, and working with communities to fight for better rights for renters and put communities in control of local housing.

Outside of NEF, he works with housing campaigns in London, including the London Renters Union and the Radical Housing Network. He has appeared on, or been featured in, the BBC, the Guardian, the Independent, Channel 4, the Mirror, New Statesman, the Evening Standard, Al Jazeera and Inside Housing magazine.