Meet Jasmine - she has to spend over a third of her income on rent. There are 1.2 million people just like her. So what can be done to make housing more affordable? We put forward an innovative new type of social housing called ‘living rent’ - which links the level of rent to income. Rather than rents being linked to those charged in the market; it would be linked to local average income levels. This would be fairer and provide greater security. Find out more and read the report here: https://www.ippr.org/research/publications/living-rent
Health leaders, charities, experts and campaigners urge Chancellor to take action on ‘concerning’ state of UK health to deliver prosperity at Spring BudgetLeading health voices have written to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to urge him to deliver a bold strategy to transform UK health and deliver nationwide prosperity.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.