About Fola Olaleye

Hello! I'm Fola, an Urban Planning, Design and Management graduate from The Bartlett, UCL. I'm interested in sustainable development, urban politics, and participatory planning. My Laidlaw research projects have focused on housing design governance and grassroots campaigns for the right to housing.

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Alum: Undergraduate Programme

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Social Sciences

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Politics Sociology Urban Planning

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University College London

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Essay Politics Sociology Urban Planning

Making one's voice heard in the right to housing: grassroots campaigns and planning processes in London

London's housing crisis is threatening many people’s ‘right to the city’. My research explores how traditionally disengaged groups are able to collectively organise to influence housing and planning processes in their local areas.

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