Building more homes

Today’s house building figures are fairly dire. The number of affordable homes built has fallen 26% year on year. The government will focus on housing ‘starts’ which have risen, especially in the private market (up by 16% year on year). The overall picture is of declining affordable house building and a recovering private market from a very low base.

The annual homes deficit – the gap between what we need and what we are building – is still well over … Read more