18:00 - 20:00
The UK’s housing costs are among the highest in the world, having severe economic and social impacts. National taxes, green belt protections, and statutory control and regulation of the planning system have all driven up house prices, with the average house not costing four and a half times what it cost in 1970. But with such a complex system, differing explanations for the crisis, and existing homeowners reluctant to see the value of their homes fall, how can we bring back a property owning culture and help young people get on the housing ladder?
Mark Littlewood: Director General, IEA (Chair)
Mairéad Anne Carroll: Programme Director for Housing, London First
Luke Murphy: Associate Director for the Energy, Climate, Housing and Infrastructure Team, IPPR
John Myers: Co-founder, London YIMBY
Radomir Tylecote: Co-author of IEA report: Raising the Roof: How to solve the United Kingdom’s housing crisis
RSVP to ensure your spot at what is sure to be a lively discussion. Drinks will be provided.