• UPCOMING EVENTS

New Year, New Politics: An Attlee settlement for 21st century Britain

Tuesday 30 January 2018

January is traditionally a time to take on exciting new challenges, and British politics is no exception. The country faces a number of domestic issues beyond Brexit, from the shape of the public finances and the quality of public services to getting living standards growing again. What domestic policies should the government and opposition focus … Continued

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Sharing the spoils: bringing home ownership into reach for low to middle income households

Wednesday 20 November 2013

Housing, Wealth and Debt

Low to middle income households are increasingly shut out of traditional home ownership, and more and more families with children are living in the private rental sector. We know, however, that home ownership overwhelmingly remains most people’s preferred tenure and the lack of asset accumulation amongst long term renters is a concern. This event launched … Continued

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The end of home ownership – is renting really so bad?

Thursday 3 November 2011

Housing, Wealth and Debt

Despite a continued aspiration to own, many low to middle income households are facing a lifetime of renting privately. In today’s housing market it would take the average low to middle income household 31 years to save for a deposit on a first home.  If the private rented sector is to meet their need for affordable, … Continued

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