Section: Research & Surveys

New opinion poll shows how much the housing crisis disrupts family life

Posted 25.02.20
Affordable Housing Commission: Further reading

A national YouGov poll, undertaken for the Affordable Housing Commission, shows that housing affordability is affecting millions of people and dictating major decisions at different stages of their lives.

Key findings of the survey, which involved over 2,000 British adults, were:

Lord Richard Best, Chair of the Affordable Housing Commission said: "The housing system is hindering, not helping, millions of people - particularly those who are putting off big life decisions because of it. Unaffordable housing, especially in the private rented sector, is now a serious strain on people's mental health and a barrier to having a better life."


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