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The chronic under-supply of housing in Britain may lead to rising rents and house prices. The government’s planning reforms may go some way to encouraging more development, but stronger incentives are needed.

Overman, Henry G. ORCID: 0000-0002-3525-7629 (2011) The chronic under-supply of housing in Britain may lead to rising rents and house prices. The government’s planning reforms may go some way to encouraging more development, but stronger incentives are needed. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Aug 2011). Website.

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Abstract

Recent reports of shortages of housing supply in the UK may raise concerns about rising rents and house prices. Henry Overman argues that while recent government planning reforms may help to tackle the under-supply of housing, more long term solutions are needed such as stronger incentives and the possibility of building on Greenfield sites.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2011 11:06
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2021 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/38275

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