This post discusses a research project and accompanying exhibition examining land ownership and new purpose built student accommodation in Newcastle upon Tyne. Written by Julia Heslop. Shieldfield is an estate on the outskirts of Newcastle city centre which has seen increasing development pressures, with a 467 per cent increase in student housing numbers between 2011… Continue reading One Hundred and Thirty Million Pounds of Earth: Investigating land ownership in Newcastle upon Tyne
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Land for What? London – Capturing the value of land for the common good
Increases in land value can be divisive as owners benefit while everyone else pays the cost. Communities create the value of land yet do not benefit from it. In this session we will collaboratively explore three ways to address this problem by looking at Land Value Tax, ‘Planning Gain’ taxes and rethinking ownership. Molly Scott… Continue reading Land for What? London – Capturing the value of land for the common good
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