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Review of housing supply - delivering stability: securing our future housing needs. Final report - recommendations
Sets out a series of policy recommendations to address the lack of supply and responsiveness of housing in the UK. The recommendations cover a broad spectrum of issues. It suggests that a need to integrate economic considerations into the planning system, that there is a need for a better means of assessing the costs and benefits of development and land use and that there is a need to acknowledge market signals and use the information provided.
This document is also known as The Barker review of housing supply. To be read with Government response to Kate Barker’s review of housing supply: the supporting analysis (ODPM, 2005). This document has been archived by its original publisher.
The HM Treasury is the UK's economics and finance ministry, responsible for formulating and implementing the Government's financial and economic policy. Its aim is to raise the rate of sustainable growth, and achieve rising prosperity and a better quality of life with economic and employment opportunities for all.
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