The housing crisis in the UK is not what it seems. Just as homelessness is not a problem of the homeless.
In the 1980s to save money Thatcher closed down mental health units and talked about care in the community. Care in the community has been cut so vulnerable people are homeless…about 48% according to the BBC of those living on the streets have mental health issues. their predicament was created by Government,
The lack of affordable housing in the UK with 400,000 unbuilt projects for which planning permission exists is a problem created by economics and private building firms. The fewer houses the more expensive their portfolios become, the more they can borrow the higher their dividends.
The problem is not what is said but how we deal with each other. It is our lack of ethics in using money and economics that leads to problems. Nothing else.