housing policy

Publication date: 1 Aug 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Macroeconomics | External authors: Whitehead, C | JEL classification: H11, H24, H31, H44 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 245 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
The paper discusses the many reasons why housing policy can appear to be both incoherent and ineffective - with too many Departments involved each with different objectives and a plethora of policies pulling in different directions. Drawing on earlier research findings the paper discusses three...
Publication date: 1 Aug 2018 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Macroeconomics | External authors: Aldridge, S | JEL classification: R21, R28, R31, R38, H72 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 245 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
This article summarises the long-run decline in housing affordability in England and suggests this is substantially attributable to shortfalls in housing supply. Public attitudes to housing have become increasingly pro-development in recent years and the current policy framework – summarised in the...