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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…

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