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Martin Pawley: back to square one after 100 years, or worse?

Housing is a funny business. Ever since the tremendous population increase of the nineteenth century it has flickered in and out of the policy frame. This time last century it was the housing problem ('problem' was the word that was used at the time) and it was solved by the production of huge numbers of houses in the wake of two world wars. This production solution only ended a generation ago. When I first went to work for the aj, the magazine was running a series of articles called ...

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