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Line 18: UK’s housing crisis won’t be solved by more homes



Sky News research suggests the government’s plan to build hundreds of thousands of new homes is unlikely to solve the housing crisis.

The problem is far more complex than a simple shortage of houses, which is confined to London and the South East. In some other areas, communities are shrinking or the housing stock simply isn’t up to the job.

As part of the Sky News Line 18 series, Sky’s economics editor Ed Conway looks into the state of the UK housing stock.

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