Housing: Prices

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 30th April 2018.

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Photo of Lord Kerslake Lord Kerslake Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government, whether the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, using data from the Office for National Statistics, has identified a link between immigration and increased house prices; what are the data; and what is the underpinning analysis.

Photo of Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

The Department published the relevant analysis on 13th April and it is available here (attached):

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/analysis-of-the-determinants-of-house-price-changes.

I have placed a copy in the Library of both houses.

House price changes (PDF Document, 297.17 KB)

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