What can be done about Britain’s housing crisis?

The housing sector is lurching into bubble territory and stock is insufficient to meet demand. What can be done about it? Simon Wilson reports.

Who worries about UK house prices?

Everyone from the Bank of England to the OECD think tank to every homeowner in the country who can’t quite see how their children will be able to buy a place to live in one day.

Other than individuals with a direct interest in ever-increasing house prices – estate agents, developers, professional buy-to-let landlords – it’s notably hard to find anyone who is unreservedly chipper about [...]

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