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 changing?, Matthew Whittaker, Resolution Foundation, who outlined the Foundation’s definition of low earners, from both a conceptual and an analytical basis and Andrew Pratt, Grainger, who spoke on the future of the private rental sector. The seminar was chaired by Sue Regan, Chief Executive of the Resolution Foundation.