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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.

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  • User AvatarBrianD 26th Sep - 7:46am
    Thanks Anthony. It rings some bells but probably not for cave dwellers.
  • User AvatarDave Orbison 26th Sep - 7:26am
    Manfarang - thank you for illustrating my point. Rather than provide a specific economic policy articulated by Corbyn you simply, as do one or two...
  • User AvatarBolano2 26th Sep - 6:47am
    I'd suggest that one of the first places the party needs to make a parliamentary comeback in is the south-west. If Tim thinks he's going...
  • User AvatarManfarang 26th Sep - 6:46am
    Dave Orbison, "@Mick Taylor – what specific economic policy that has actually been articulated by Corbyn is lunatic?" It's called socialism. Burma was once the...
  • User AvatarDave Orbison 26th Sep - 4:57am
    Manfarang - no I never went on a demo urging 'Enoch dead' nor have I worked in the Middle East. Your point? As for Corbyn...
  • User AvatarDave Orbison 26th Sep - 4:49am
    Peter Watson - thanks, much appreciated.