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A sustainable increase in London's housing supply?

Scanlon, Kathleen, Whitehead, Christine M E and Blanc, Fanny (2018) A sustainable increase in London's housing supply? . London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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It has become commonplace to speak of London’s ‘housing crisis’, as if the situation were sudden and unanticipated. In fact it is neither: the undersupply of new housing in the capital has been a persistent problem for at least thirty years, and the likely consequences were clear to those who looked closely at the issue. The position has worsened rapidly in the last decade but is part of a longer-term, systemic failure. It is therefore worth starting by looking at fundamentals. To clarify these pressures we make use of three important figures set out in the Mayor’s Housing Strategy, published late last year.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
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Additional Information: © 2018 LSE London
Divisions: Economics
Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
LSE London
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD100 Land Use
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Departments > Economics
Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > LSE London Centre for Urban and Metropolitan Research
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2018 11:23
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2019 00:03

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