Don’t blame planning for a supply shortage and rising house prices

Subscribe and get The Fifth Estate straight to your inbox SUBSCRIBE Recently I argued that cutting red tape or fast-tracking planning approvals would not help the housing market recover from its COVID afflictions. Some developer lobbyists have responded, doubling-down on the claim that rapid and less scrutinised approvals are essential for property market recovery. This … Continue reading Don’t blame planning for a supply shortage and rising house prices