A national housing fund to build the homes we need
- Document type
- Blond, Philip; Callan, Philip; Douglas, Edward
- Date of publication
- 14 July 2017
- Housing and Homelessness, Social Policy
- Social welfare
- Material type
Download (3MB )
Supported by new analysis and modelling, this report details the substantial economic and social benefits that a National Housing Fund would deliver. The report finds that, in ensuring at least 40,000 more homes are built a year, the Fund would boost public finances, create new jobs around the country, boost small developers, and grow construction capacity through repeated investment over 10 years.
- Ensure a minimum of 40,000 homes to be built annually.
- Boost public finances by £3.4 billion.
- Create 180,000 new jobs in the construction sector.
- Boost SME growth through certainty of purchase.
- Create a financial instrument so that debt does not contribute to the deficit.
- Support the wider construction industry through repeat investment.
More from Social welfare collection
Related to Housing and Homelessness
There is an urgent need to increase the supply of private rented housing in the UK to address the growing affordability problems faced by low to middle income families. A purpose-built rented sector
Launched on November 17th, ‘Going to Scale’ sets out how government can meet Britain’s housing challenge and deliver the homes that are desperately needed around the country.This study proposes
This paper argues, contrary to the Government's current approach, that the market will fail to meet the challenges in the provision of housing : the government must step in to ensure enough new homes
This new analysis of affordability in London aims to place the spotlight on where, what and for whom housing costs are affordable and manageable. Using extensive quantitative analysis, it examines house
Related to ResPublica
Report encouraging responsibility in gambling
Report on the British poultry meat industry after Brexit
Report on reform in the technology sector