The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has launched a new inquiry into the economics of the UK housing market. The Committee is investigating the supply and affordability of housing across the housing market and reviews the effectiveness of the Government’s policies to provide low cost housing to rent and to buy. They are inviting written evidence on any or all of the issues set out below, or on any other relevant aspects of the UK housing market.
- Private Ownership: What measures can be taken to increase the supply of reasonably priced housing in the UK?
- Privately Rented Accommodation: What measures can be taken to increase the supply of low cost private rental properties in the UK?
- Social housing: Are any measures needed to increase the supply of social housing?
The deadline for submission of written evidence was 17 December and oral hearings will be held until February.
The Oral Hearing are recorded and available here.