Briefing: how many people need a social rented home?

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We’ve published new research revealing that 8.4 million people across England are waiting for a suitable home.
For the first time, our new research reveals the true extent of the housing crisis in England. It shows that 8.4 million people – that’s one in every seven people – are directly affected by the housing crisis.


Area Effects, Geography, Households, Poverty, Living Standards, Social Policy and Housing Market



Covered by over 20 media outlets; Research by Professor Glen Bramley, Heriot-Watt University, Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Equalities Research

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