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It is no longer enough to leave housebuilding to the market

Rewriting development rules

By Daniel Bentley  

Housing in London ©Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: Is the London housing crisis Boris Johnson’s fault?

Everything has changed in the aftermath of the Brexit vote and in housing, where stakes are high and confidence counts for so much, the apprehension is running deep. Housebuilders’ shares have taken a battering in anticipation of the trouble ahead. Given the exorbitant…

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