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- 02/11/18--16:01: _Worries about recen...
- 03/04/18--16:01: _Baby boomers face a...
- 02/04/18--16:01: _A welfare generatio...
- 03/23/18--03:06: _Two housing crises
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- 06/23/18--15:12: _Housing stress is u...
- 02/04/18--16:01: A welfare generation: lifetime welfare transfers between generations
- 03/23/18--03:06: Two housing crises
- 04/16/18--16:01: The future fiscal cost of ‘Generation Rent’
A surge in consumer credit growth and the prospect of faster-than-expected interest rate rises have recently prompted concerns about the possibility of a fresh debt-bust in the UK, but it is the continuing overhang from the last crisis that is of more concern, according to a new Resolution Foundation report published today (Monday). With levels … Continued
Increase in spending by 2040 will be equivalent to a 15p income tax rise unless other tax revenues are found In a major speech today (Monday), Resolution Foundation Executive Chair Lord David Willetts will warn that Britain faces tough choices about how to pay for rising health and welfare costs in Britain, and who is … Continued
This research paper looks at what people put in and take out from the welfare state over their lifetime, updating John Hills’ seminal research on life-cycle welfare transfers between generations. It estimates the extent to which past and future cohorts contribute to the welfare state via taxation and withdraw from its core pillars – education, … Continued
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We occasionally host guest blogs on important controversies and here, Ian Mulheirn responds to a blog last year by Kate Barker and Neal Hudson. Resolution Foundation’s latest housing report Home Affront is available here. We will shortly be publishing a housing policy paper as part of our Intergenerational Commission. At a time when politics has rarely been … Continued
The last decade has seen housing at last work its way to the top of the political agenda. From much lower home ownership and higher housing costs for younger generations, to the sharp increase in families living in less secure rented accommodation, there is now a cross party consensus that Britain faces some serious questions … Continued
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As the Resolution Foundation’s Intergenerational Commission enters its final stages, this report sets out our view on how we can tackle one of the biggest issues for young people in 21st century Britain: the housing crisis. Here, we move beyond a diagnosis of the problem and instead set out a series of policy options relating … Continued
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The future fiscal cost of ‘Generation Rent’ For most people the lion’s share of their income is spent housing and so forking out on accommodation when no longer earning would seem like a tall order for many. The vast majority of retired people own their own home and so have relatively low housing costs, however … Continued
Has the heat finally gone out of the housing market? New data from the Nationwide published this week suggested it might just have, with the cost of the average home falling by more than 3 per cent in the last month. But before aspirant home buyers start putting out the flags, it’s worth setting this … Continued
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Scotland’s household wealth has exceeded £1 trillion for the first time, according to a new report published today (Friday) by the Resolution Foundation. The report – The £1 trillion pie: how wealth is shared across Scotland – looks at both the scale of assets in 21st Century Scotland and who holds them. It says that wealth is playing … Continued
It’s a year on from Grenfell, a tragedy that has taught everyone that social housing has to return to its proper place in national debate. There’s been good progress on this front already: there are fora that give a voice to those living in social rented homes; projects which seek to define the purpose of social … Continued
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