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27 January, 2012

South East Housing Crisis Report

Summary:

  • Fewer than 50% of the homes needed for local families are being built
  • The shortfall is costing 30,000 jobs 
  • No of families on social housing waiting lists has rocketed 73% in a decade
  • Planning permissions have collapsed - down 42% in the last 5 years
  • Average house prices more than doubled in a decade from £112k to £229k
  • Around £135million of annual Government investment is being lost 
South East Housing Crisis Report - Jan 2012
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