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COVID-19 and housing: while prices may fall, homes will remain unaffordable
Paul Cheshire and Christian A. L. Hilber
April 2020
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Tags: covid-19; equality; housing

Discussing the potential effects of COVID-19 on housing, Paul Cheshire and Christian Hilber write that real house prices and rents may initially fall. Yet housing will remain unaffordable for the young and those on lower incomes, especially in London and the South East, as this fall will be driven by a fall in earnings.