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Decent housing a necessity for a healthy society

Tuesday 4th April, 2017

In Sunday's Guardian letters (2nd April 2017), Nicholas Falk of the URBED Trust responds to an earlier piece on house prices

Your powerful editorial almost says it all in just 14 column inches. But the housing white paper is well worth reading, as it offers a case study of Germany’s system of land pooling. For decades the UK has suffered from not applying lessons from European cities (which Sir Peter Hall set out in Good Cities Better Lives). Before we leave the European Union, all political parties should understand why German cities and others have outperformed ours and created much fairer societies. Only then can we start to compete on equal terms.

Dr Nicholas Falk
Director, The Urbed Trust

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