Exeter, according to a study conducted by the BBC, is one of the top ten fastest growing cities and large towns in England 2011 to 2019.
The UK is experiencing what many describe as a housing crisis. Millions of households are living in sub-standard or overcrowded conditions. Many are on local council waiting lists. Some individuals are sleeping rough. House prices and rentals are becoming unaffordable for many. Today’s young are living at home for longer, and some are struggling to buy a home. At the same time, we are building fewer homes than in many periods in the past. What can be done to resolve Britain’s housing crisis? BBC Briefing assesses the evidence and the options based on comprehensive analysis conducted by Paul Swinney and Anthony Breach of Center for Cities.