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Housing is expensive in Britain. This is because we have built too few houses for the number of new households – land auctions will help give us the homes we need

By Tim Leunig

Abstract

The budget today will almost certainly see the announcement of new plans for land auctions. Tim Leunig outlines how, if introduced, these ‘community land auctions’ will give councils an absolute right to decide on new development – and the ability to benefit far more greatly from new development than they do under the current system

Topics: HC Economic History and Conditions, JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:33799
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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