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Some home truths

One third of Britain's homes are out of reach for lower income working families. How can this be remedied?

By Vidhya Alakeson  

Who can afford afford to live in London? (Image: Arb)

In Britain today, a couple earning £22,000 with one child looking to buy a home are priced out of almost 40 per cent of local authorities.

How did we end up here? And where in Britain can low-income working families afford to live? According to our report Home Truths–published last week, a third of the country’s privately rented accommodation is also out of reach to the family described above.

To live in these areas they…

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