We can't keep banking on Mum and Dad

It seems every day I read a story in the news about how difficult it is for first time buyers, earning decent salaries, to get that first foot on the property ladder. Recent research found that a couple with a child would be saving for 12 years before they could afford a deposit.

That means young people across the country trying to raise a family in insecure private rented accommodation, where every monthly rent payment feels like a wad of … Read more