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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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Abstract

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’.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2017 09:50
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 00:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74393

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