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Did immigration raise house prices by 20%?

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Dominic Raab saying: Based on the ONS data, the advice to me from the department is that in the last 25 years we have seen immigration put house prices up by something like 20%

The government has published the analysis that led housing minister Dominic Raab to say that immigration had raised house prices by 20% over 25 years.

Is he right? He might be, but there is a strong argument that the housing market is too complicated to assign price changes to particular factors.

We should also be cautious because it is a 10-year-old model and we have seen an unprecedented decade of low interest rates since then.

It is reasonable to expect an increase in households nationally to increase the demand for housing, but assigning precise-looking figures to that overlooks the complexity of the market.