The new levy needs to ensure more certainty for developers and more freedom for local authorities.
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Since the financial crisis, there has been a decoupling in house price inflation between Paris and London. Without tackling supply shortages, London will not be able to tackle its housing crisis.
Planning reform is needed to reconnect new housing to public transport infrastructure
At this event we presented new research on urban form in UK and EU cities and explored the relationship between public transport and density.
This report examines whether intra-urban public transport plays a role in the underperformance of big British cities and sets out the implications that transport has for the levelling up agenda.
How our spatial footprint dictates our carbon footprint: the denser the greener
Land-banking and housing targets are artefacts of the current system – planning reform is worth doing to solve the problems which underpin them, and numerous others too.
Cities are big carbon emitters, but their density means they can also play a big part in reaching net zero.
The UK has pledged to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This report sets out what needs to change if cities and large towns are to lead the way in helping the Government achieve this goal.
Housing expert Anthony Breach responds to the HCLG's long-awaited report on the Government’s proposed new planning system.