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Low Cost Home Ownership: affordability, risks and issues, Report

The Housing Corporation commissioned the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR) to explore the impact of the credit crunch and housing market turbulence on Low Cost Home Ownership (LCHO).

The research explored what the impacts of the credit crunch and market changes have been on the supply of, the demand for, and the affordability of LCHO. How risk has changed for both purchasers of LCHO and for housing associations (HAs) as providers was also considered.


PDF document icon LCHO Summary.pdf — PDF document, 46 KB (47721 bytes)

Final Report

PDF document icon LCHO Final Report.pdf — PDF document, 465 KB (476693 bytes)


Gemma Burgess

Christine Whitehead

Fiona Lyall Grant

Publication Date

26th November 2008