Widespread local opposition to house building, also known as NIMBY-ism, is not inevitable. Most opposition is born out of a genuine concern for the community, and lack of transparency and trust in the planning process.
This report suggests community-led housing schemes could help to solve the national housing crisis, by encouraging greater local ownership over house-building. It also, through qualitative research, highlights best practice within the community-led housing sector
You can view the full report here.