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The UK housing system is not fit for purpose. Prices have spiralled out of control, rising far beyond average annual earnings, with millions in need of social housing. Britain’s housing stock also lags far behind other EU states in terms of energy efficiency. NEF's work aims to develop policy solutions that are capable of creating a housing system that meets the demands of 21st Century Britain.

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Video // April 21, 2016

The UK housing crisis explained in 3 minutes

Watch our new animation More

Blog post // April 22, 2016

Four steps to fix the UK’s housing crisis

How to stabilise house prices and create more good-quality homes More

Publication // April 21, 2016

The financialisation of UK homes

How banks, our land system and government policy are driving the UK housing crisis


Publication // October 3, 2013

Distant neighbours

Poverty is deepening and inequality is widening in Islington. Who will still be living there in 2020?