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We aren’t building enough houses—and we’re building them in the wrong places

Areas expected to have the highest household growth are already falling furthest behind

By Daniel Bentley  

File photo dated 19/1/2016 of terraced residential houses in south east London. The total value of the UK's privately-owned homes has grown to over £5.5 trillion for the first time, according to estimates.

You can take your pick of the horror stories about housing these days, but consider this update from the latest homelessness statistics: the number of households in temporary accommodation has grown by nine per cent in the past year, and by 55 per cent since the end of 2010. There are now more…

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