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Housing is expensive in Britain. This is because we have built too few houses for the number of new households – land auctions will help give us the homes we need

Leunig, Tim (2011) Housing is expensive in Britain. This is because we have built too few houses for the number of new households – land auctions will help give us the homes we need. British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Mar 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The budget today will almost certainly see the announcement of new plans for land auctions. Tim Leunig outlines how, if introduced, these ‘community land auctions’ will give councils an absolute right to decide on new development – and the ability to benefit far more greatly from new development than they do under the current system.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Economic History
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Collections > Economists Online
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2011 10:38
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/33799/

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