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The man who led an entire street to take back control

In the 1970s, a radical architect led an entire street to roll up its sleeves and rebuild the houses that would otherwise have been bulldozed. Forty years later, the homes have become sought-after properties.

Don't wait for the government to solve the housing crisis, says one radical architect. In the 1970s, Rod Hackney led a community in Macclesfield, Cheshire, to roll up its sleeves and rebuild its decaying homes. Forty years later, the properties have become desirable homes.

Video by: Mai Noman, Nassr Adris and Susannah Stevens

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