‘Selfish baby boomers stop new housing’
BABY boomers are blocking ways of solving the housing crisis facing the young because they ‘live in another world’, Sajid Javid said yesterday. Older people oppose development projects and unfairly accuse millennials of spending on ‘nights out and smashed avocados’ instead of saving for deposits, the communities secretary claimed. He said boomers ‘who have long since paid off their own mortgage’ are ‘not facing up to the reality of modern life’. ‘Without affordable, secure, safe housing we risk creating a rootless generation,’ said the MP (pictured).