Public support for new housing policies in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2015
Support to housing policies in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015
The statistic shows the support for potential housing policies among adults in the United Kingdom (UK) as of March 2015. The most popular policy was a requirement for developers to market homes within the UK, before marketing them overseas, with 80 percent of respondents supporting it. The second most popular housing policy (70 percent support) was charging of the higher council tax rates on homes not occupied all year round.
Public support for new housing policies in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2015
Strongly / Tend to supportNether support / opposeTend to / Strongly opposeDon't know
Require homes to be marked in the UK first80%13%3%4%
Higher council tax for homes left empty70%14%13%4%
Add council tax ban on homes over £2 million68%15%11%5%
Extend Help to Buy 5% deposit mortgages to 202065%20%8%7%
Starter Homes Scheme61%20%15%4%
Annual property tax on homes over £2 million60%17%18%5%
Raise threshold of 40% inheritance tax51%22%21%7%
Build more new towns and Garden Cities50%26%18%5%
End ''Right to Buy''42%18%36%5%
Build on Green Belt (with little environmental or amenity value)27%13%56%4%
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Sources

Release date

March 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2015

Number of respondents

2,184 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The Homeowner Survey 2015 was carried out by Home Owners Alliance, together with BLP Insurance and in cooperation with myhomemove.com.
The source does not provide any information regarding missing or exceeding percentage points to (over) 100 percent.

Support to housing policies in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015
The statistic shows the support for potential housing policies among adults in the United Kingdom (UK) as of March 2015. The most popular policy was a requirement for developers to market homes within the UK, before marketing them overseas, with 80 percent of respondents supporting it. The second most popular housing policy (70 percent support) was charging of the higher council tax rates on homes not occupied all year round.
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