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My latest Spectator article on social housing in today's magazine

Posted on January 17, 2019 at 2:40 PM


“On turning 50, I realised I’d never own my own home. What bank would agree to give a mortgage to someone with no regular source of income? Even if I did somehow hold down a job, I would have just 15 years until retirement age.

For a while, I was depressed. Owning your own home is the British dream. Why else would all those property shows I drool over be so popular? I won’t have anything to hand down to my kids. What sort of loser am I?”

Read the rest of my feature in the Spectator magazine issue 19 January 2019

Listen to the Spectator podcast: discussing social housing with @LukeDoonan and @IsabelHardman



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