Book News: June 22nd, 2006

By Dominic Maxwell and Sonia SodhaAt the start of adult life, the benefits of homeownership increasingly depend on parents’ wealth or location, with damaging consequences for social and geographical mobility. For older people, much housing wealth is dormant and under-used – even as retired homeowners struggle to cope with low incomes. This book presents policy solutions to both these problems.

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