Policy Exchange report: Allow residents to vote on plans for 'gentle densification' of their streets

The housing secretary has endorsed a report by the influential Policy Exchange think tank proposing that residents prepare and vote on “street plans” allowing the creation of larger and denser residential buildings in their roads, a move the study claims could create more than 100,000 new homes a year.

by Michael Donnelly
A suburban street before and after a 'street plan' redevelopment (pic: Michael DeMaagd Rodriguez)
A suburban street before and after a 'street plan' redevelopment (pic: Michael DeMaagd Rodriguez)

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