Home Truths 2015/16: The Housing Market in the North East

This NHF report states that while house prices are substantially lower than other parts of the country, low wages and some of the highest levels of unemployment are making housing increasingly unaffordable for people.

They also highlight that the region is in desperate need of regeneration.

There are large numbers of empty homes in areas of low housing demand and those in the private rented sector are in poor condition.