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This is qualitative research into the widely held assumption that sluggish housing supply is mainly due to regulatory barriers. It found increasing certainty in the earliest planning stages would have the greatest benefits. Conducted by the Bartlett School of Planning and London School of Economics.
The RTPI has reaffirmed its commitment to health - along with 25 other government, health and built environment organisations – to joint action to promote better health and well being outcomes. The National Memorandum of Understanding is also signed by the NHS England, Local Government Association and Ministry of Housing.
This position paper sets out why better planning is the solution to the housing crisis in relation to the England Housing White Paper.
Join our free Network to get regular updates on the latest housing and planning developments, for the opportunity to attend training and networking events, and to help develop policy, knowledge and good practice for the RTPI and the Chartered Institute of Housing.
This research project identifies the practical ways in which local authorities in England are engaging in the direct provision of housing in their areas
Our policy statement on identifying new housing development opportunities.
RTPI's 16 ways in 16 days campaign to address the housing crisis. Practical recommendations for Government.
How new homes can be built in the places where they are most needed by unlocking existing large scale housing schemes and potential sites across England and Scotland.
Analyses the location and scale of recent planning permissions for housing in twelve English city-regions. Examines the understanding of the changing relationships between housing, jobs and infrastructure.
This research expands understanding about how planning can deliver affordable housing, through an examination and comparison of six recent large-scale housing developments.
Explains the important role that town planners have a role in creating homes and local environments that meet the needs of people living with dementia, and create places that work well for everyone. Endorsed by Alzheimer's Society.
Includes a tool to find out how the household projections for English LA's have changed between the 2008 and 2011 projections. Explores key factors and how they can be used.
The role of planning in responding to the challenges of demographic and climate change.
Considers the process for developing robust housing projections for Local Development Plans in Wales. Full report and a research briefing.