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The future of planningBeyond growth dependence$
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Yvonne Rydin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781447308416

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447308416.001.0001

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Protecting and improving existing places

Protecting and improving existing places

(p.143) Eight Protecting and improving existing places
The future of planning

Yvonne Rydin

Policy Press

The affordability of key resources such as water and energy is important to community well-being and livelihood. Yet the planning of infrastructure tends to treat affordability as an afterthought to be dealt with through subsidies or market adjustments. Fuel poverty is a key example but there is also a growing academic literature on water poverty. This chapter considers energy, water, transport and recycling infrastructure to discuss how provision can be made for lower-income groups as a fundamental element of infrastructure planning and counter-posing this to a market-model of infrastructure provision.

Keywords:   Infrastructure, Fuel poverty, Water poverty, Affordability

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