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A new vision for UK housing?

Richard Best

in Building on the past

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9781861347510
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301578 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0003
A new vision for UK housing?

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This chapter examines the sustainable new communities and neighbourhood renewal. It considers the key drivers of change in the British housing system, and identifies the economic, demographic, and environmental factors involved. A critique of policy approaches that is focused on sustainable communities and neighbourhood renewal is included. The chapter concludes that more needs to be done to produce sufficient amounts of affordable housing, rather than relying on piggybacking private developments.

Keywords: sustainable community; neighbourhood renewal; key drivers; British housing system; environmental factors; policy approaches; affordable housing

Chapter.  6766 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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