This briefing presents two new indexes to summarise and compare the performance of the UK's largest cities and towns. The findings have implications for policy, particularly the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda.
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Space standards force people to consume more space than they can afford and reduce the supply of new homes.
City TalksCity Talks: Urban warfare with Raquel Rolnik
Sao Paulo University’s Professor Raquel Rolnik joins Andrew Carter to discuss her book, Urban Warfare: Housing Under the Empire of Finance. Using examples from across the globe, she...
Use the database to find the amount of land around commuter stations that could support residential development in five UK cities.
This report presents findings from the second survey of UK city leaders, providing some understanding of their needs and challenges along with recommendations for national policymakers.
What is the best way to boost the economy and make the whole country more prosperous?
General Election 2019What should the election manifestos promise on housing?
If politicians want to solve the housing crisis, they need to target housebuilding in the most expensive cities, argues Anthony Breach.
The Queen’s Speech offered the outlines of a clear programme for cities under a Boris Johnson government – more infrastructure and more mayors, reforms to self-employment and training and social care funding fixed once and for all.
Releasing green belt around more than one thousand existing commuter stations would solve the UK housing crisis, argue Paul Cheshire and Boyana Buyuklieva.
Making the case for urban devolution is Centre for Cities’ main aim and every year we champion the untapped potential of Britain’s largest urban areas among politicians and key national and...