Senior Analyst Anthony Breach sets out all you need to know about planning reform, looking at why reform is needed, what it should look like, and what actions local and national government should take.
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California's Builder's Remedy could offer valuable lessons for tackling England's long-standing housing crisis.
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
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.
Empty houses and flats put pressure on landlords and property sellers so if we want to solve the housing crisis we need more vacant homes - not less.
Meaningful economic rebalancing will be impossible if the Government doesn't match its ambitious homebuilding targets with an ambitious new planning system.
Ending the planning system’s rationing of homes through its discretionary granting of planning permissions is essential to end England’s systemic shortage of housing, and the housing crises in the most unaffordable cities and large towns.
Ending the planning system’s rationing of homes is essential to end England’s systemic shortage of housing.
Landbanking is caused by the current discretionary planning system. A new flexible zoning system will end landbanking and the housing crisis.