Stigma and Social Housing in England

"Everyday in England, people are judged negatively and even actively discriminated against because they rent their home from a social landlord. While it is hard to fathom why such stigmatisation occurs, it is the reality faced by many people and their families who are living in socially rented accommodation in England. Although there is an undeniable evidence of stigmatization of social housing, research on social housing stigma has been scant."