Tinkering will not solve the housing crisis
Matthew Lesh interviewed by Estonian public broadcaster
Matthew Lesh writes in The Telegraph
Matthew Lesh quoted in The i
The new policy includes more accountability for local authorities who miss housing targets, an expedited national planning process, and 150,000 new homes in Cambridge; but did not address key obstacles like environmental red tape, the power of local objections, or the Green Belt.
The article said:
“The Institute for Economic Affairs said welcomed the ‘tougher action’ on councils that block developments, but warned the announcements ‘largely tinker around the margins rather than fix a broken system’.”
Read the full article here.
Matthew was also quoted in Estate Agent Today and you can read his full comment here.