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A real housing crisis but only fake solutions on offer

Cheshire, Paul (2015) A real housing crisis but only fake solutions on offer. British Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Apr 2015). Website.

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Overall, the manifestos confirm that all parties are unwilling to face up to the political problems they perceive would follow if they advocated solutions that might effectively address the crisis of housing supply. The illness is real but all that is on offer is snake oil; displacement activities treating some symptoms but not the underlying causes and – paradoxically – having the net effect of making the housing crisis worse, writes Paul Cheshire.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2017 14:22
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:56

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