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Changing the Housing Story – report published

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.

Covers of the full and summary reports for Strengthening Economic Cases for Housing Policies

Strengthening economic cases for housing: the productivity gains from better housing outcomes

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.