I started this blog in June 2007 asking these questions: Are we in a massive asset bubble that will blow up in our faces ??? - ANSWERED YES ! Is western and particularly British society on the verge of social collapse??? What are the best common sense long term investment strategies to keep you rich? When will consumption/debt bubble economics end and a real savings/production economy begin ???

Thursday, 7 June 2007

Britain faces 20-year house boom that will split nation, says report

The long housing boom is causing growing economic and social problems because it has made housing unaffordable for many people, particularly the young, according to a report from a new thinktank, launched today.
Strong demand and limited supply of housing means the problem of affordability is likely to get much worse over the next two decades, said the National Housing and Planning Advice Unit.

The report forecasts that by 2026 the cheapest 25% of houses will cost 10 times the average earnings of the poorest 25% of people. At the moment these houses cost seven times earnings; a decade ago they were only four times.

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