Advertisement

  1. National

Britain's housing crisis 'causing misery for millions'

One in five people fear having to move out of their local area because of the high cost of housing, a new survey has found. The Chartered Institute of Housing said the results suggested the problem was "causing misery for millions".

View all 3 updates ›

Parties 'must do more to solve Britain's housing crisis'

Politicians must do more to solve Britain's housing problems, a professional body has warned, after a survey revealing Britons' fears over property was released.

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) claimed that the country's housing issues were causing "misery for millions of people", with the younger generation particularly affected.

CIH chief executive Grania Long added:

All parties must do much more to convince the people of Great Britain that they can address the issue.

Now is the time for action - we're challenging all parties to put tackling the housing crisis front a centre in their manifestos.

To have any hope of tackling our housing crisis we must drastically increase the number of new homes we build across all tenures."

More top news