Covid frontline workers priced out of homeowning in 98% of Great Britain

Posted by on March 30, 2021 3:00 am
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Exclusive: Years of rising prices, pay freeze and high private rents has prevented many from saving for deposit

Low-paid key workers on the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic would not be able to afford to buy the average priced home in 98% of Great Britain, an exclusive Guardian analysis has found.

Years of rising prices have put homeownership out of reach of many key workers, who have also experienced pay freezes and had to channel their wages into paying high private rents, rather than being able to save for a deposit.

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