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Turning houses into gold: the failure of British planning

Cheshire, Paul (2014) Turning houses into gold: the failure of British planning. British Politics and Policy at LSE (07 May 2014). Website.

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What lies behind Britain’s crisis of housing affordability? As Paul Cheshire explains, it is nothing to do with foreign speculators but decades of planning policies that constrain the supply of houses and land and turn them into something like gold or artworks. He also exposes myths about the social and environmental benefits of ‘greenbelts’.

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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2017 09:50
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2021 23:21

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