News – February 2013

Young man and woman outside a building

House building hits record low 

21 Feb 2013

House building figures released today show an 11% decrease in the number of new homes started in the last year, to 98,280.

Couple outside a block of flats

Two million couples living together too soon 

14 Feb 2013

High cost of housing forces Britons to move in together sooner than planned.

A man, woman and their baby

Shelter reveals unaffordable housing costs 

07 Feb 2013

If the cost of food had risen in line with house prices over the last 40 years, the average family’s weekly shop would cost £453, Shelter’s research shows.

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