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Meeting the UK’s housing demand


This inquiry investigates the demand for new housing in the UK and how barriers to meeting this demand can be overcome.

The inquiry considers the key factors shaping the type, tenure and quality of housing needed in the UK. It also examines a range of challenges to meet that demand including skills shortages in the construction industry and some specific aspects of the planning system.

The Committee published its report on 10 January 2022.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Friday 10 September 2021.

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  • Phone: 020 7219 3140 (committee staff) | 020 7219 6640 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Built Environment Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW