Author Archives: Ben Harrison

Independent View: Why a national approach will not resolve the UK’s housing crisis

Centre for CitiesBritain is in the midst of a housing crisis. For many people, soaring house prices mean that the notion of owning their own home is not a realistic prospect.

Decades of failed housing policies mean we are currently building around 100,000 fewer homes than required to keep pace with demand each year. Our latest report, Cities Outlook 2013, sponsored by the Local Government Association, shows that only by putting place back into housing policy can we provide a much needed boost to the UK economy, and take a big step towards resolving this crisis over the long term.

Posted in The Independent View | Tagged and | 14 Comments

Most Read

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarPaul Walter 2nd Sep - 1:34pm
    Did George Orwell never receive any rejection slips from publishers, or have his pieces edited or spiked by editors? I think he would have been...
  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 2nd Sep - 1:29pm
    tonyhill 2nd Sep '15 - 7:39am please look at the cricket scores.
  • User AvatarPeter Hayes 2nd Sep - 1:28pm
    John, the Norwegian agreement with Europe includes freedom of movement and everything except agriculture and fishing. You may have noticed their fishing grounds, unlike ours,...
  • User Avatarexpats 2nd Sep - 1:28pm
    Cllr Mark Wright 2nd Sep '15 - 10:46am .......Ah, I see you now mostly want to have an argument about the semantics of what is...
  • User AvatarATF 2nd Sep - 1:27pm
    @Carl Gardner "First, I think LibDems would do much better to be much less obsessive about constitutional issues, and talk more about people’s lives". Some...
  • User AvatarJohn Tilley 2nd Sep - 1:24pm
    Follow the example of Jeremy Corbyn. His campaign has recruited more than 100,000 to the Labour Party in a matter of weeks. :-) Some say...