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Investing in London's affordable housing

Overman, Henry G. (2011) Investing in London's affordable housing. Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (28 Jun 2011). Website.

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Abstract

An interesting report from LSE London argues that the government should invest more heavily in affordable housing in London. [Disclosure: I am affiliated with LSE London]. It justifies this conclusion on the basis of need (crowding and rent-to-income ratios are higher than in other parts of the country), value for money (costs are higher, but land used more intensively and private sector leverage higher) and housing numbers (the government will not reach its affordable housing number target otherwise).

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://spatial-economics.blogspot.co.uk/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s)
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
What Works Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Research centres and groups > What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth (WWG)
Collections > LSE Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 14:10
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2021 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/82813

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