1.8m families 'priced out'

Press Association
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A generation of "forgotten families" risks being priced out of the housing market in England without a dramatic expansion of shared home ownership, a charity has warned.

Up to 1.8 million middle-income families earning between £20,000 and £40,000 could find themselves stuck on the first rung of the property ladder or facing the prospect of years of private renting, Shelter said.