HOW TO MEND THE UK’s BROKEN HOUSING MARKET The housing crisis is creating widespread social damage and has become the most pressing domestic policy issue the country faces. It’s created the housing insecurity and lack of affordability continuing to be endured by ‘Generation Rent’ and has caused severe problems for those at the sharp end: low earners and otherwise vulnerable households. The situation is dire.
Overcrowding, homelessness and rough sleeping have reached epidemic proportions. It’s estimated one child every eight minutes loses their home every day, a statistic so shameful it’s a national scandal in its own right.