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, secure family accommodation, it must adapt. In August Resolution Foundation published Making a Rented House a Home: Housing solutions for ‘generation rent’, which argues for changes to the structure of the private rented sector, to better suit long term tenants.
| : Lindsay Judge, Daniel TomlinsonHome improvements: action to address the housing challenges faced by young people
| : Matthew WhittakerAn unhealthy interest? Debt distress and the consequences of raising rates
| : George Bangham, David Finch, Toby PhillipsA welfare generation: lifetime welfare transfers between generations
| : Laura GardinerWe need to lift the burden of risk that we are loading onto young people
| : Fahmida RahmanWidening inequalities between generations are impeding social mobility
Re-assessing the Generational Contract: Examining intergenerational equity across advanced economies
Commission calls for a £2.3bn NHS levy and a £10,000 Citizen’s Inheritance to build a new generational contract for young and old