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The Lyons Review: Britain’s housing crisis – and how we solve it

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Labour has published its plans on how it will deliver 200,000 homes a year in the UK.

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The MIPIM property fair: everything that is wrong with regeneration in London

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At a time when millions of Londoners need affordable housing, local authorities are knocking it down and replacing it with luxury flats.

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Another Tory housing gimmick

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Cameron’s housing announcement is his latest attempt to wear Mrs Thatcher’s clothes.

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Labour must be more radical on housing

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We need to strike out beyond the confines of housing policy orthodoxies accepted by all political parties since the late 1980s.

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Private rents are soaring: is it time the state stepped in?

Market fundamentalists say to leave the market, it will fix itself – but that experiment has been tried and it has failed. We need more statecraft to fix the problem.

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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough

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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough.

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London rents now double that of rest of UK

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The cost of renting in London has soared in recent years.

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Third of Londoners fear having to move due to housing costs

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One in three Londoners fears having to move out of their local area because of the high cost of housing.

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It’s time to defend social housing against negative media stereotypes

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A new campaign is asking politicians to take the lead in affirming the positive value of social housing.

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Why London’s property prices are not ‘the right problem to have’

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If the rise in property prices continues unchecked London will begin to lose businesses to cheaper cities.

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