Cardboard Citizens has teamed up with director Dorothy Allen-Pickard to create a series of eight films highlighting the voices of social housing residents in London.

The films are the culmination of a two-year project to explore the benefits and stresses of social housing, the range of people who live on social housing estates, and issues such as gentrification.

The films are the result of many dedicated hours of research by Cardboard Citizens Members. A group of Members knocked on the doors of residents of three London housing estates, and gathered audio interviews with them, which were then performed on-camera using Headphone Verbatim techniques:

All eight films – plus ten behind-the-scenes films that explore the themes and participants in the filming – are now available to view on our website and on YouTube.

The films were directed by Dorothy Allen-Pickard, produced in association with Shoot Media, and funded by the L&Q Foundation.