Can we fix it? Solving Britain’s housing crisis

Tuesday 26 April 2016

Housing, Wealth and Debt

Britain’s housing crisis has been decades in the making, and is finally rising up the political agenda. But is this crisis really just confined to London and the South East, or is it spreading across Britain and other European countries? Which groups are on the receiving end of a lack of affordable housing? And how … Continued

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The home stretch – coping with high housing costs

Monday 8 December 2014

Housing, Wealth and Debt

Buying or renting a home in many parts of the country is a financial challenge for families on modest incomes. How then do these families continue to live in some of the most expensive parts of the country? What coping strategies can make the seemingly unaffordable financially possible, at what personal cost to the families … Continued

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Home Truths: the scale of Britain’s housing crisis and how to fix it

Thursday 16 May 2013

Housing, Wealth and Debt

With fewer new homes being built year on year in the UK, the shortage of supply is keeping housing costs high despite the prolonged downturn. As a result, the cost of housing is putting ever greater pressure on household budgets, particularly for those living in the private rented sector. A growing number of low to … Continued

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Low earners in the recession: housing and recession roundtable

Wednesday 10 September 2008

Housing, Wealth and Debt

The seminar was part of a series on issues relating to housing, work and skills and household finances. It considered the impact of the recession on low earners and what more needs to change to protect them both now and going into recovery. The speakers were Yolande Barnes, Savills, who presented How is the housing market … Continued

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