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Reviving Local Authority Housing Delivery: Challenging Austerity Through Municipal Entrepreneurialism

Janice Morphet and Ben Clifford

Abstract

This book provides crucial insight into the fight back against austerity by local authorities through emerging forms of municipal entrepreneurialism in housing delivery. Capturing this moment within its live context, the book examines the ways that local authorities are moving towards increased financial independence based on their own activities to implement new forms and means of housebuilding activity. The book assesses these changes in the context of the long-term relationship between local and central government and argues that contemporary local authority housing initiatives represent a ... More

Keywords: austerity, local authorities, municipal entrepreneurialism, housing delivery, financial independence, housebuilding, local authority housing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447355748
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447355748.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janice Morphet, author
University College London

Ben Clifford, author
University College London