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Welwyn Garden City under construction in 1925. Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Garden Cities could be a game-changer in winning local support for new housing

3 June 2014 10:03

On Wednesday morning, the finalists for the Wolfson Economics Prize will be announced. This year’s Prize asked people to design a new garden city that is attractive, funded and locally… Continue reading

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Will Ed Miliband's policy have any effect on our housing problems? Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Labour’s rent control policy will not solve our housing problems

1 May 2014 17:36

Labour’s decision to impose rent controls will do little to solve our housing problems. Rent controls are at best misguided and at worst could be counterproductive, longer term. Misguided because rents… Continue reading

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