17 Nov 2016

New homes built – but how affordable are they?

News Correspondent

The Government says the number of new homes built has risen by more than ten per cent in a year to nearly 200 thousand. But the new figures show that the number of those houses which are classed as affordable is at its lowest in 25 years. The total – 32,110 – was less than half of that recorded in the previous year and the lowest since 1991/92.