Category Archives: Housing

London Weighting? Nope, London (and the rest of the UK) left waiting

Many people of late have expressed the opinion that homes in London ought to be made affordable for those in essential occupations but not so much for other ‘wannabe Londoners’ because “London is a great place to live but… if … Continue reading

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A Generation Unable to Fly the Nest – the Letting Boom in the Busted Marketplace

Recent news has told us that half of those aged 20 to 24 still live with their parents, unable to raise the funds to get on the housing ladder or even to rent. In recent weeks it has also been … Continue reading

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Generation Squat

The recent steep increase in prohibitively expensive and consequently rather unstable living arrangements in this country is a direct consequence of the privatisation of council housing (sold to us as the “right to buy”) which began under the Thatcher government … Continue reading

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