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Oxford City The Housing Crisis outside of London


Britain is facing a housing crisis because of a serious shortage of new homes.
Surprisingly, the least affordable place to live in the UK is not London but Oxford where property prices are 16 times the average earnings of people living in the city.
Oxford council says they are facing a "catastrophe" because workers increasingly can not afford to live there.


UK's most expensive city facing 'catastrophe'



Further reading
The Reality > The lowest rung of the housing ladder? HMO's Rise & Phlegmatic approach by Landlords


Get rid of the cowboys and stabilise the lettings and housing market

Oxford landlord convicted for unlawful eviction of tenant

UK First-time Home buyers face prices almost 10% higher than year ago says Righmove.co.uk > Vicious circle as high tenant demand leads buy-to-let investors to go head-to-head with first-time buyers

Bank of England concerns over Property buy-to-let boom

Draw up plans to build more homes in two years... or we'll do it for you: PM's threat to reluctant town halls


Historic Housing and Planning Bill will transform generation rent into generation buy >New Housing and Planning Bill has been introduced to Parliament by the government.


UK house prices increased by 5.2% in the year to August 2015, unchanged from 5.2% in the year to July 2015


Zac Goldsmith: housing crisis number one priority in London – what needs to be done


TfL could help fix London’s housing Crisis as well as our trains


Nicola Sturgeon > Our Target on Housing is to build at least 50 000 new affordable homes


Newly Elected Labour Candidate, for Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, outlines his Housing Policies


Taylor Wimpey CEO Peter Redfern will lead Labour Housing Redfern Review


Barriers to house building: How serious are the challenges we face? Conservatives Conference 2015 all you need to know


What Jeremy Corbyn's leadership victory may mean for housing policy in the UK