Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Four Million Working People To Face Affordable Housing Crisis By 2024

Millions of working people will no longer be able to afford somewhere decent to live by 2024 and will need access to some type of affordable housing, new research published by the Local Government Association warns. The LGA is calling on new ministers to take urgent steps so councils can resume their historic role as a major builder of new homes and help tackle the nation's deepening housing crisis. It warns the economic uncertainty caused by Brexit and a widespread and growing demand for affordable homes - including for social and affordable rent - makes it even more important for councils to be handed greater powers to build new homes.  Read more on the LGA website.

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