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Housing you can afford

Alexander F. Laidlaw

Housing you can afford

by Alexander F. Laidlaw

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Published by Green Tree Pub. Co. in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Housing, Cooperative -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlexander F. Laidlaw.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7287.7.C3 L34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4280917M
      ISBN 100919476686, 0919476694
      LC Control Number78307044

        The UK is facing a major housing affordability crisis. A whole generation finds itself priced out of the market. For many homeowners, however, ever increasing house prices has provided a major. Students can’t control the price of college tuition, but they have options when it comes to everything ing to the College Board, students attending a four-year, in-state public.

        Then we can begin to break free of the housing–finance feedback cycle. This is an edited extract from Why Can’t You Afford a Home? by Josh Ryan-Collins, published by Polity Books.   Any way you look at it, housing has become less affordable and less efficient during the last half-century. A century of zoning has also fostered segregation by race and : Jonathan Rothwell.

        If you live in a high-cost area with expensive housing or have a large student loan balance, you might only be able to afford 5 to 10 percent of your gross income on a car. That limit can make it more difficult to buy but also save you from headaches later on.   The book received a rave review in the Financial Times this week, being described as a “ lucid exposition of the dysfunctional British housing market.” Josh and Laurie also contributed a blog to the Zed books website this week, giving a brief but insightful overview of the scale of the crisis.


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