Wednesday February 26, 2020

Each year spent renting is a turn of the screw

We allow a toxic property market to continue to reward incumbents while hurting those outside it

3rd December, 2017

The future of this nation is so closely linked to housing that we simply cannot afford to get it wrong, despite every effort to do so. Homelessness is the most topical element of the debate, but it is a symptom of dysfunction rather than a disease itself.

The true disease is over-regulation which comes in many forms such as restrictive planning, third party property rights, post planning objections and high regulatory costs, which usually don’t...

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