Planning reform is needed to fix Britain’s housing crisis


Kristian Niemietz comments for The Telegraph

Kristian Niemietz, IEA Head of Political Economy, has commented in the Telegraph on Michael Gove’s plan to increase social housing in an attempt to remedy the housing crisis.

Kristian, however, argues that this plan misses the point and claims that Gove’s plan “is not an alternative to the planning reform which Gove has just ditched”. 

Kristian asserts that, nimbyism aside, the supply of housing must be bolstered to lower its price in the long-term.

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