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Home Economics: How Housing Shapes City Economies

Centre for Cities

It's local housing markets – not the national picture – that really matter to the economic performance of cities, and by extension, the national economy. Policy makers therefore need to set housing objectives that reflect these local requirements, and the local economic context – not just headline-driven national supply targets.

Report 9 Jul 2008
The future of the private rented sector

Centre for Cities

The Government has been focusing too much attention on home ownership and not enough on driving up the number - and standards - of homes for rent to meet growing demand, according to new research from the Centre for Cities.

Report 15 Jun 2008
A question of balance: Cities, planning and the Barker Review

Centre for Cities

This paper assesses the Barker Review of Land Use Planning, exploring the role of planning in urban growth. It finds a case for managed reviews to green belts. But the jury is out on reforming the town centre first approach, and proposals for planning major infrastructure need further work.

Report 5 Mar 2007
City People: City Centre Living in the UK

Centre for Cities

City People examines the size and nature of the city centre living phenomenon, focusing on the historic cores of Dundee, Liverpool and Manchester. It asks why it has happened, who is living in the heart of the city and how long they plan to stay. It then assesses the economic and social benefits of city centre living.

Report 11 Jan 2006