“We are the builders”: Osborne promises 400,000 new homes and vows to tackle Britain’s “crisis in home ownership”

Chris Walker

Head of Housing, Planning and Urban Policy

“Meanwhile, Chris Walker, head of housing at Policy Exchange, said that previously, the majority of government grant money for affordable housing has been provided to housing associations to build for social or affordable rent, whereas now, the Chancellor is setting out plans for affordable homes to own or part-own.

“Walker said: ‘Today’s announcement isn’t the silver bullet that will solve the housing crisis as the Government will need to further reform the planning system to ensure enough land is released for development.'”

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