Don't mention the housing crisis
During the general election, the housing crisis was barely mentioned and yet over a million children live in overcrowded accommodation.
We can't afford to close our eyes to this problem in these difficult economic times.
Visit the housing crisis campaign site to take action.
It's time for every MP in the country to mention the housing crisis and urge the Government to safeguard the building of social rented and affordable homes.
We're now building fewer houses than at any point since the Second World War. There are now 4.5 million people in housing need.
If we do nothing we will be condemning millions of people to live in substandard housing for a generation to come.
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This flagship event is a forum for chief executives and chairs of the housing sector to network with each other and learn from a range of high-profile and inspirational speakers from media, political and housing backgrounds. It takes place in Park Plaza Victoria, London.
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