The summary report from the Shaping Futures project is now published, following a launch in Australia. The report contains ten principles for housing policy and tax reform intended to provide a coherent framework for reforming housing policies.
Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland associate, has modelled how housing outcomes impact economic growth and productivity, making the case for housing construction to be classed as infrastructure investment, akin to investment in transport links, water and communications.
Policy Scotland and the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence, will be holding the second annual Scottish Housing Policy Conference on Wednesday 24 April 2019 at the COSLA Conference Centre in Edinburgh.
About inclusive growth in Scotland and the increasing research interest in this area.
The Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network (RIGRN) will mobilise and grow the collective research capacity in Scotland in the area of inclusive growth.
Duncan Maclennan reflects on the New Powers, New Deals – Remaking British Towns After Brexit, a Policy Scotland report for the Carnegie Trust.
A new report by the Carnegie Trust shows that the Brexit referendum’s Leave voters were more likely to live in towns that have been neglected by policy makers.
The pressured housing markets of Sydney and Melbourne pose major challenges, from problems for aspiring homebuyers and lower-income populations to lesser-noticed impacts on urban productivity.
A report examining the relationship between pressured housing markets in Sydney and economic growth.
This paper examines recent Canadian policy shifts to cope with, and remove, house price pressures in major metropolitan areas, Vancouver and Toronto.