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How can the planning system deliver more housing?

Burgess, Emma, Monk, Sarah and Whitehead, Christine M E (2010) How can the planning system deliver more housing? Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York, UK.

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Abstract

Ideas and proposals for how to deliver more new housing, especially affordable housing. The planning system is seen as one of the main barriers to the delivery of new housing. This Solutions highlights the problems in the current system, and pulls together suggestions for change from a range of organisations, and from housing and planning academics and practitioners. The suggested ways forward include: -moving away from national targets towards a more localised incentives-based system of land-use planning; -simplified contributions to infrastructure and affordable housing that include a narrowly defined Section 106; -encouraging local housing trusts, community land trusts, self-build and other local initiatives, which can deliver more housing and empower local communities.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: http://www.jrf.org.uk/
Additional Information: © 2010 JRF
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2012 09:32
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/44409/

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