Affordable sustainability

November 2006
Sustain' Magazine;2006, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p39
The article raises the issue of whether the long-term sustainability factor in housing in Great Britain is in danger of being sacrificed in favor of providing huge volumes of new and affordable homes. According to Liz Atkins, director of Strategy at the National Housing Federation, in the past, the government strategy has had a worrying tendency towards delivering the highest number of units for the minimum investment, without sufficient focus on what will make these homes sustainable neighborhoods.


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