Homes

Fact checks related to house prices, the number of new homes built, landlords and private renting

16 May 2017

Labour Manifesto: Young Homeowners

We've factchecked claims from Jeremy Corbyn's speech at the Labour party manifesto launch.

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Labour Manifesto: Young Homeowners
26 April 2017

Labour's affordable housing record

The number of affordable homes fell by 420,000 under Labour.

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Labour's affordable housing record
20 December 2016

Council house replacements

We’ve looked into claims made by Jeremy Corbyn in his speech at the Labour party conference.

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Council house replacements
1 December 2016

At least 120,000 children in Great Britain are homeless

Calculations by a housing charity for the number of under-18s and expecting mothers living in temporary accommodation stack up.

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At least 120,000 children in Great Britain are homeless
30 November 2016

House building: counting the government's record

We've looked at the Labour and Conservative records on house building, the impact of the financial crisis and how house building measures affect the picture.

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House building: counting the government's record
23 November 2016

Saving up for stamp duty

69% of potential first-time homebuyers who responded to an online poll said that raising the money for costs like stamp duty would be ‘difficult’

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Saving up for stamp duty
22 November 2016

Does the UK have the highest rate of property tax in the world?

It’s true that the UK government takes a higher proportion of GDP and a higher proportion of tax revenue in property taxes than any other developed country. It's not clear …

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Does the UK have the highest rate of property tax in the world?
2 November 2016

Spending on Housing Benefit

We examine the exchange between the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition over the Housing Benefit bill.

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Spending on Housing Benefit
29 September 2016

House building: at its lowest level since the 1920s?

We’ve looked into claims made by Jeremy Corbyn in his speech at the Labour party conference.

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House building: at its lowest level since the 1920s?
21 September 2016

Right to Buy on target, but one in six sold off is replaced

Prime Minister's Questions 7 September 2016: Right to Buy on target, but one in six sold off is replaced

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Right to Buy on target, but one in six sold off is replaced

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