Politics and Policy

By William Eichler | April 28, 2017

MPs accuse Whitehall of 'lacking ambition' to solve housing crisis

MPs accuse Whitehall of 'lacking ambition' to solve housing crisis

The Government lacks the necessary ambition to solve the housing crisis and is overly relient on a ‘broken’ market to deliver the homes people need, MPs argue.

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