Housing for the modern metropolis
Dirk Schoenmaker talks with a senior London policymaker about the UK capital’s high pressure housing market. What are the human impacts of a housing boom, and how can policymakers manage the situation?
Bruegel scholar Dirk Schoenmaker speaks with James Murray, London’s Deputy Mayor with responsibility for housing. They talk about the challenges London is facing in guaranteeing fair access to reasonably-priced housing. What is the right balance between rental and owned accommodation? And how much can local government influence the housing market in our most desirable cities?
Dirk Schoenmaker, Senior Scholar, Bruegel
James Murray, Deputy Mayor of London for Housing and Residential Development
Produced by Giuseppe Porcaro and Bryn Watkins