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Implications of housing type/size mix and density for the affordability and viability of new housing supply

Implications of housing type/size mix and density for the affordability and viability of new housing supply

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Sustainability, Environment, Development & Planning


Outlines how the mix, density and location of new housing developments affects the affordability of those new homes and how financially viable they are for the developer.


Bramley, G. et al


This document has been archived by its original publisher.


Publisher History

The National Housing and Planning Advice Unit was a non-departmental public body, sponsored by Communities and Local Government. They provide independent advice on affordability matters to the Government, Regional Assemblies and others interested in the housing market. This publisher no longer exists - all completed research transferred to Communities and Local Government.



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