House Building Comes Up Short
The current price of houses in the UK is at a dizzying high. The market as read by the general population would seem to be crying out for more houses to be built. Whether the government reads the situation in the same way, seems unlikely.
Perhaps high priced housing suits government aims, certainly the figures trumpeted by government for the number of new builds to be completed each year have not been delivered by builders, so perhaps builders are to blame, or perhaps there is no one body to blame, other than market forces.
The country certainly can build houses when it suits, after the First World War, even after the first flush of housing was built as “homes fit for heroes”, house building carried on Continue reading “House Building Comes Up Short”