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Turning houses into gold: the failure of British planning

Paul  Cheshire,  May 2014
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Keywords: Housing; house prices; planning; greenbelt; land development

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Britain’s crisis of housing affordability is nothing to do with foreign speculators, according to Paul Cheshire. Rather, it is a result of decades of misguided planning policies that constrain the supply of land and turn houses into something like gold or artworks. Houses have been converted from places in which to live into people’s most important financial asset.

CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring2014 pages: 14-18