'Survey reveals rising public concern over lack of housing' - Inside Housing


  • Date: 18/05/2017

An increasing number of British people see housing as a problem, with a rising number of non-homeowners giving up on ever buying a home, new research has revealed.

A survey this March of 2,081 UK adults found that 76% rated the availability of housing as a somewhat or very serious problem. This was up four percentage points from 72% last year, and six up from the 70% recorded before the last general election in 2015.

Meanwhile just 71% of non-homeowners involved in the poll carried out for the HomeOwners Alliance and BLP Insurance aspired to own a home in the future.

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