Briefing: Where are Britain’s new houses actually going to go? How to stop putting the cart before the horse by putting the car before the house.

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
July 22, 2019
John Hart LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • campaigns against new homes
  • Housing
  • numbers needed
  • planning
  • where are they needed?
  • who s building them?
Economy and Regeneration, Housing and Planning, Local government finance, Rural issues, Sustainability and Environmental issues, Transport
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Britain needs new houses. But a neglected aspect of debates about how to tackle Britain’s housing crisis is this: At a time when Britain needs to build enough houses to create a city the size of Newcastle every year – where exactly are all those new houses going to go?

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