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The Housing Podcast: is immigration the cause of the housing crisis?

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The Housing Podcast: is immigration the cause of the housing crisis? #ukhousing

In this week's episode of The Housing Podcast we discuss Dominic Raab's immigration comments with @jdportes #ukhousing

Is immigration the cause of the housing crisis?

The Housing Podcast team is joined by Jonathan Portes, the former chief economist at the Cabinet Office, to discuss housing minister Dominic Raab’s claim that immigration has pushed up house prices.

The episode also features an interview with senior staff at Arhag, a specialist housing association which supports new migrants. Edited by Luke Barratt

 

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Is immigration the cause of the housing crisis?

The Housing Podcast team is joined by Jonathan Portes, the former chief economist at the Cabinet Office, to discuss housing minister Dominic Raab’s claim that immigration has pushed up house prices.

The episode also features an interview with senior staff at Arhag, a specialist housing association which supports new migrants. Edited by Luke Barratt.

Listen or download here:

 

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