A 'brownfield first' housing strategy needs more than warm words

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Matthew Farrow of Environmental Industries Commission argues that without policies and incentives to encourage land remediation developers will continue to prefer green field developments

After several barren years, during which the coalition government axed targets for the proportion of homes to be built on previously developed land, 'brownfield first' is back in vogue. A combination of...

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