household information

Introducing the new quarterly household release

Article that looks at the data included in this release, outlining the methods and definitions before moving on to analyse the data for the last couple of years.

The results show that the financial crisis and subsequent recession had a significant impact on households.

A long-run model of housing affordability

As a result of the recommendations of the Barker Review of Housing Supply in 2004, the Department of Communities and Local Government in England commissioned the construction of an econometric model of regional housing markets in order to examine the effects of different levels of housing construction on long-run affordability.The model has been regularly used as part of the policy making process in England.