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How can UK policy-makers make homes more affordable?

Housing in the UK has become seriously unaffordable; the problem is likely to get worse and younger people are being hit the hardest. Reforms that could be effective in solving the crisis are considered politically infeasible - while popular policies are ineffective or, worse, counterproductive.

Christian A. L. Hilber

2 October 2023

Economics Observatory

This Blog is published under the centre's Urban programme.

This publication comes under the following theme: Urban inequality: The role of urban amenities, housing, infrastructure