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Heat pump subsidy: expert comment

Dr Jonathan Clarke from Warwick's Centre for Global Sustainable Development comments on the announcement that the UK government will subsidise homeowners to replace gas boilers with heat pumps.

Tue 19 Oct 2021, 15:32 | Tags: Politics, Housing, environment, Climate change, Policy, climate, COP26

"Help to Buy was an attempt to kickstart house price growth" - expert comment

The National Audit Office today released a report on the Government's Help to Buy scheme, which aimed to help more people get on to the property ladder. Dr Jack Copley, an Early Career Fellow in the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Warwick who researches global finance and the economy, discusses its conclusion that most of those who used the scheme could have bought a home without it.

Thu 13 Jun 2019, 12:57 | Tags: Housing

128,000 children will wake up homeless this Christmas day - economic comment

According to housing and homelessness charity Shelter 128,000 children will spend Christmas day homeless and in temporary accommodation. Profesor Abhinay Muthoo comments on the economic background to this situation.

Evictions rocket as welfare reforms and rising property prices hit home

Professor Andrew Oswald from the School of Economics shares his thoughts about the number of tenants being evicted from their homes in England and Wales hitting record levels.

Wed 03 Dec 2014, 09:32 | Tags: Housing, Economics, Expert comment, Law, Regional Issues