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We need hundreds of thousands of new homes in Britain. But in its present form, the government’s proposed new planning framework is not likely to deliver them

Leunig, Tim (2011) We need hundreds of thousands of new homes in Britain. But in its present form, the government’s proposed new planning framework is not likely to deliver them. British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Oct 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

We have far too few homes in Britain, and this drives house prices upwards. Even the recent collapse in mortgage availability has done little to drive prices down substantially, especially when compared to the US. Tim Leunig examines the government’s new planning proposals and finds that rather than promoting the building of new homes in areas that need them, it is likely to be a NIMBYist’s charter.

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 > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Departments > Economic History
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
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Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2011 14:31
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/39350/

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