England & Wales, Global Democracy, devolution and governance , Housing and planning

NIMBYs vs YIMBYs: can local government reconcile the great housing debate?

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Summary

Housing is one of the most fraught issues on the political agenda everywhere. On either side of one contentious issue – building houses to meet growing population needs – is NIMBYs vs. YIMBYs (no/yes in my backyard). So what’s the answer? How do we reconcile two very different views at the local level? This briefing explores.

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