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Big question: Is the London housing crisis Boris Johnson’s fault?

A panel of experts share their views

By Prospect Team  

UNITED KINGDOM, London: Frustrated Londoners gather at City Hall to demand Boris Johnson urgently tackle the lack of affordable housing in the capital on January 31, 2015.An estimated 2,000 people participated in the demonstrations asking the mayor to address the increasingly troublesome housing crisis. The protesters request more council homes, a control on private rents, and to call off proposed demolition of properties in the London area.The protest was organized by 'March for Homes' and started at Elephant & Castle before marching to the Mayor's office at London City Hall. NEWZULU/ANDREA BALDO

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