GOVERNMENT IS URGED TO PUT MEASURES IN PLACE TO INCREASE THE SUPPLY OF NEW HOMES
- 15 Jun
Think tank urges the government to implement bold measures which can promote and increase the supply of new homes, in order to meet demand, 24 Housing reports.
This demand from the government was made in a new collection of essays which was published by the IPPR and includes different essays such as:
- An argument for better measures for land planning permissions by Malcom Sharp, member of Lyons Housing Commission
- An argument to deliver an industrial strategy for housebuilding by Mark Clare, former CEO of Barratt Homes
- The potential contribution of local authorities by James Bailey PwC
- Giving better older people a better priority in public policy to benefit young ones by Michael Lyons and Caroline Green of the Lyons Housing Commission
According to Michael Lyons, the director of the Lyons Housing Commission:
"The housing market is broken. That is the stark conclusion of the government's White Paper published in February 2017. Few would disagree, and the impacts are clear for all to see.
"Both the White Paper and Labour and Conservative manifestos offer wide agendas and suggest a future government might be willing to promote an approach to housing in order to make Britain a country that works for everyone.
"This book of essays supports that ambition and urges the next government to go further, proposing some bolder solutions than those currently on offer."
What do you think?
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Responding to the DWP Consultation: Housing Benefit Reform - Supported Housing "I thought this briefing was very good and very useful. The presentation was clear, well argued and I always find Michael gives me food for thought even if I don't agree with everything he says. I really like the way he facilitates a discussion in the room and I learn as much from other participants as I do from the presenter which is always good. Right length, right tone." R.P. - Richmond Fellowship