Tabner I (2017) How renting can fix the UK’s broken housing market. The Conversation. 10.02.2017. https://theconversation.com/how-renting-can-fix-the-uks-broken-housing-market-72768
First paragraph: How to fix the UK’s housing crisis has been the subject of national debate for decades. Universal home ownership is a popular goal, which successive governments have failed to achieve. This is largely because they have been faced with the paradox of increasing the supply of affordable housing while not encouraging house prices to fall, as this is widely regarded as political suicide.