CIH Report Shows Young People Locked Out of UK Housing Market

A report from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)shows how ownership amongst young people in England has dropped by a third during the past two decades. In 1992 67% of people aged between 25 and 34 owned their own home, compared to just 43% in 2012.

RICS launches commission to address UK housing crisis

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has created a special commission to determine the best approaches in dealing with the UK housing crisis. The decision was made as a year after a new housing strategy had been announced by the UK government, house building was still stalling while Britons showed a stringent need of more

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FMB Asks UK Government to Boost the Construction Industry

The Federation of Master Builders has asked the UK government to look at ways of stimulating home construction within Britain as a way to kick-start the economy and help ease the housing crisis. Data from the Office of National Statistics shows output within this sector grew by just 0.3% during the final quarter of 2012, and this follows the fall of 2.5% between the second and third quarters of last year.

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