How Public Private Partnerships can ease housing crisis

GL Hearn brought together a panel of experts to discuss how public-private partnerships can alleviate the housing crisis by increasing housing delivery. The panel discussed the role of partnerships, the current political and economic challenges facing the industry and the value of alternative approaches.

In order to deliver the 300,000 new homes a year that the government believes are needed to alleviate the housing crisis the public sector has a key role to play to help the private sector to deliver. But what is the best approach for local authorities and other public bodies to take?

GL Hearn and Property Week brought together a panel of experts to discuss how public-private partnerships can alleviate the housing crisis by increasing housing delivery. The panel discussed both the potential of partnerships as well as some of the challenges posed by the current political and economic backdrop, and the merits of alternative approaches, particularly council-owned development companies.

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