Economic Affairs Committee

Economics of the United Kingdom housing market inquiry

Inquiry status Concluded

Report published on 15 July 2016. Government response published on 13 December 2016. The report was debated on Thursday 2 March 2017.

Report published

The Economic Affairs Committee in its report "Building more homes" has strongly recommended that the Government must lift its target by 50% and build 300,000 homes each year to tackle the housing crisis. It also suggests that Local authorities and housing associations must be freed to build substantial numbers of homes for rent and for sale.

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