The UK housing debate is increasingly focused on who the housing system serves: the nation’s needs or vested interests that seek to preserve tenure-based wealth inequalities.
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“Build build build. We must build more homes.”
Any politician who came out with such a statement would be greeted with near universal applause. Build them and they will clap.
There has been lots of discussion recently about how much more the ’1 per cent’ earn than everyone else. There has been less attention paid to how much more they own.
Private rents in London are outstripping inflation, new figures reveal.
Young people are increasingly locked out of the property market due to rising prices.
Theresa May yesterday said house prices could be “10 per cent lower over a 20-year period” if net migration was cut to zero – claims which don’t quite add up.
Latest figures from the Halifax show house prices in the UK fell by 3.6 pc in September. The average UK house is now valued at £162,096 according to the bank.