Fixing Britain’s Housing Crisis

Raconteur logoIt’s a political hot potato – and building enough new homes will boost the UK’s economy as well as win votes.

Britain’s housing market is broken and fixing it is high on the political agenda, with the government attempting to stimulate increased supply by boosting demand with measures such as the Help-to-Buy scheme.

Some argue that the solution is to boost supply, but whatever the answer, the fact is that, if the UK is to meet its ambitious house-building targets, we are going to have to build a lot more homes. Read more