HOUSING

6th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey

PLAN-DRIVEN LAND USE REGULATION: MAKING HOUSING UNAFFORDABILITY PUBLIC POLICY
272 Markets: Australia . Canada . Ireland . New Zealand . United Kingdom . United States

Dr. Tony Recsei, President of Save Our Suburbs (SOS) in Sydney writes home ownership has been a source of boundless opportunity in his introduction to the 6th Edition. He says that urban planning policies are poised to reduce home ownership to nothing more “but a dream as vast numbers of young people and the underprivileged will never be able to raise a family within the security of their own home. Dr. Recsei systematically rebuts the notion that sustainability requires densification and concludes Unless we are vigilant, high-density zealots will do their best to reverse centuries of gains and drive us back towards a Dickensian gloom.