Thursday, Sep 21, 2006

A third of all working households under 40 cannot afford to buy even at the low end of local housing markets

Firstrung: Major new UK report reveals alarming trends in housing supply, availability and affordability

One shocking statistic, that is sure to resonate with the mainstream media, is the fact that around 21/2 million people (600,000 households) in Great Britain are living in overcrowded conditions, similar to the number a decade ago. Although the problem is worst in London, the prevalence among families of five or more is high everywhere - 20% on average, rising to nearly 30% in London.

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