The housing market: challenges and policy responses

Publication date: 1 Aug 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Macroeconomics | External Author(s): Aldridge, S | JEL Classification: R21, R28, R31, R38, H72 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 245 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London

This article summarises the long-run decline in housing affordability in England and suggests this is substantially attributable to shortfalls in housing supply. Public attitudes to housing have become increasingly pro-development in recent years and the current policy framework – summarised in the article – seeks to provide a comprehensive and rounded response to the challenges facing the housing market.

Keyword tags: 
housing affordability
housing supply
housing policy

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