If you went to University, think back to the accommodation you used to live in as a student. For most of us, running water and a bed were sufficient to get us through the eight months of the year, we were away from home and engrossed in all that life had to offer.
Every time a twenty-something opens a page with one of these headlines on the Tube, there is a palpable sigh and a swiftly executed turning of the page. This is the resigned acceptance of the twenty-something that the dream of property ownership, ingrained at such a young age, is as quixotic as a winning a tidy sum on the Euromillions.
is no secret that housing is at the very top of the political agenda at the moment. A lot of coverage has been generated recently about housing supply, interest rates, and access to finance, but what is to become of London’s young professionals who constitute the future of the city? Snapdragon’s Alex Green offers some thoughts on the subject: