Home ownership more than halved among young people

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Home ownership more than halved among young people

New research shows the extent to which young people are being locked out of the housing market.

Figures from the Institute for Fiscal Studies revealed just over a quarter of 25 to 34 year-olds on middle incomes owned a property in 2016, less than half the number in that bracket two decades ago.

Critics say the findings are a wake up call for the government.

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