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Why is it so difficult to tackle the lack of affordable housing?

Boris Johnson has pledged that more people will be helped onto the property ladder and that the supply of housing will be improved. Christian Hilber and Olivier Schoni consider the history of housing policy and the challenges that politicians face in tackling the affordability crisis.

Christian A. L. Hilber and Olivier Schöni

9 June 2022

LSE British Politics and Policy

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