Rethinking England’s housing crisis, the scope and need for local solutions

Leonard Gibbs, Wei Zheng, Cecilia Wong

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper


The report reveals the key changes in housing tenure in England, showing the high rates of growth in outright ownership and private renting and the related issues around housing affordability for new entrants and renters. Using geo-mapping, the report highlights the different housing markets within England, showing the places where the market is overheated and those where prices are declining or failing to keep up with inflation. The report shows the clear divides in England’s housing market and the impacts and influences on inward migration. The report shows the complexity of factors influencing housing affordability, demonstrating the need for regional and local solutions, and makes the continuing case for levelling up in the North of England.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUK
PublisherUK2070 Commission
ISBN (Electronic)9781234567897
ISBN (Print)9781234567897
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2023


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