Housing and Planning

Britain’s housing market is broken

Christopher Snowdon writes for The Spectator

In an op-ed for The Spectator, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon commented on how the government’s much needed housing reforms are consistently “thwarted by Nimbys and tree hugers“.

Christopher argued: “Whatever the government does, it must do it now and do it quickly. House price inflation of 10 per cent a year should ring the alarm bells. Some people are getting rich out of the boom but it is a highly inequitable form of wealth redistribution that will leave the country poorer in the long run“.

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