Without better regulation, renting will still be insecure and unaffordable.
A zero rate for business could actually be a progressive move and would reflect the anti-bureaucratic spirit of Brexit.
The chancellor's autumn statement only just about managed to distribute some JAM.
Hammond has taken an oddly similar stance to former shadow chancellor Ed Balls: running a deficit and boosting infrastructure spending.
Philip Hammond has delivered Britain's first major economic statement since its Brexit vote. Our panellists give their take on what it means.