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Ignoring the voters is an unaffordable luxury and a guarantee that power will remain elusive for many years to come. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a problem universally acknowledged that housing is unaffordable for millions of people in this country, with no sign of this situation changing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Chartered Surveyors said that 1.8 million new homes for renting were needed over the next decade to keep up with demand as ownership becomes increasingly unaffordable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The result is increasingly unaffordable affordable housing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Promises about health services would be simply unaffordable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But that has become an unaffordable luxury. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The problem of unaffordable housing can only be dealt with by increasing the supply of it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He ignored my suggestion that prices were unrealistic compared with average salary and simply unaffordable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It will worsen the problem of unaffordable housing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We do not want their health insurance to become unaffordable when they are likely to need it most. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The agreements governments have with their citizens about which services are to be provided will be simply unaffordable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Mortgages can quickly become unaffordable if your circumstances change and newly cautious businesses might either stop recruiting or increase redundancies. The Sun (2016)Is the car to be considered an unaffordable luxury in the 21st century? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The entire cost would come on to the government books, and make the project unaffordable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is an abundance of green space, yet housing is hugely unaffordable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With national budgets collapsing, it is simply unaffordable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are many reasons why home ownership has become unaffordable for so many Britons on modest incomes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Credit cards, pay day loans and mortgages will all become unaffordable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His initial blog post catalogued photographs of Chinese officials of various ranks wearing watches that their salaries should make unaffordable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The think tank argued that the huge deposits required to buy a home were becoming increasingly unaffordable, despite a series of small government initiatives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These costs are now seen as increasingly unaffordable, taking 28% of all higher education funding. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Right now Scotch whisky is simply unaffordable in India. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Youth unemployment, student debt, unaffordable housing and the resultant postponement of adulthood are all key factors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)University education should not be an unaffordable luxury, but it should not be an automatic right, either. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a common misconception that quality is an unaffordable luxury in architecture, yet good design doesn't always cost more. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It shouldn't be able to grant free prescriptions and tuition fees to itself and then defend financial arrangements that make such benefits unaffordable in England. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yes, housing may be increasingly unaffordable, but that is a symptom of economic success and adds to the wealth of those who already own homes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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