Research brief No plan to solve the housing crisis is complete without lauding itself as radical. This year’s Housing White Paper describes its “bold, radical vision” to fix a broken housing market. The 2015 productivity plan included “radical measures to shake up the planning system”. A 2007 green paper promised “radical change” in delivering homes […]
This short report is a response to the government white paper Fixing our broken housing market. Its starting point is that the white paper is a welcome strategy document which codifies significant and positive shifts in rhetoric. However what the white paper delivers in rhetoric it lacks in specific policy prescriptions. It identifies the parts of the system […]
To meet the needs of those families ‘just managing’, the Government must free up local authorities to take more decisions on how and where housing can be delivered. In this report we argue that only by affording local authorities greater flexibility around finance and land can the Prime Minister hope to achieve the million new […]
A whole generation is being locked out of the housing market. Rising house prices, cost of living increases, stagnant wages, depressed housing supply and tighter lending criteria are all contributing to the creation of a generation of renters, for whom the dream of homeownership remains just that, a fantasy. This white paper is focused on […]
Localis have launched a major new report that explores the future of LEPs in the next parliament.
Localis publishes a report with the South East Local Enterprise Partnership on the barriers and solutions to housing growth.
Localis has launched its latest pamphlet ‘Making the Most of Public Land’, as part of a major research project.
We issue a national call for evidence to gather opinions on the current state of relations between utility providers and developers, with the objective of promoting growth.
Localis has published a new report which looks at barriers to growth and how greater local freedoms could remove them.
Localis’ Alex Thomson provided a contribution to a report published by Insight PA, which considers the state of local enterprise partnerships and what the future may hold for them.