Recently I took part in a local radio phone-in to debate the government’s plans to redefine “affordable housing” and divert funding into its new Starter Homes programme. Would these homes work for families on ordinary incomes?
The government hopes people will think so, having announced plans to redefine “affordable housing” to include Starter Homes. Exactly what counts as “affordable” is a hotly debated question, but surely the maximum price of £450,000 in London is stretching the definition too far. We’ve … Read more