In the early 1990s, when unemployment was rising and houses were being repossessed, our future did not look golden. One slip at work would mean not only unemployment but homelessness
Developments on disused land, discounted starter homes and fairer rules for renters will target soaring property prices and the huge gap in housing supply faced by a growing population
It's time for governments to think long-term about the kind of places they want to create
Treating housing as an investment commodity, like gold or copper, drives up costs for renters and encourages landlords to maximise financial gains
TV property experts Kevin McCloud, Charlie Luxton and George Clarke recently voted this flat-pack house the winner of the Starter Home on a Shoestring competition.
Only 63.5 per cent of British people owned their own homes in 2015
'Within hours of arriving, I was on a yacht with some investors, being asked to join the Freemasons'
‘These were personal comments made by Gavin Barwell at a fringe meeting at the conference, it’s certainly not a policy announcement’
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Study finds British communities are increasingly segregated by age, leading to a lack of empathy and growing strain on the NHS
Miles Shipside, director at Rightmove, said: ‘Those who do not own a home and arguably have the greatest housing need are now finding it harder to achieve their goal in the post-Brexit-vote aftermath'
Almost 50 per cent of working families have had to cut back on essential items
Sales declined at the same pace as in June, marking the weakest two months since the 2008 financial crisis
David Cameron and George Osborne made big promises on housing but failed to deliver because they never broke with the Thatcherite prejudice against state provision of homes
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It’s easy to dismiss the 'happy renter' outlook as rose-tinted, middle-class hogwash, but on the contrary, myself and the friends who feel this way are from largely working class backgrounds. I’m proud that I’ve reached a point in my life and career where working and living anywhere of my choice is a viable option, and it’s renting that makes it so