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Household growth, housing demand and new settlements in Scotland

Pacione, Michael (2004) Household growth, housing demand and new settlements in Scotland. European Planning Studies, 12 (4). pp. 517-535. ISSN 0965-4313

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Abstract

The question of how and where to accommodate the increasing number of households in Scotland represents a major challenge for policy makers and planners at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The present research identifies the projected level and geographical incidence of household growth and housing demand in Scotland, identifies the principal alternative options for urban development and, within the context of the current policy and planning environment, assesses the potential contribution of a new settlement strategy to meet the challenge of urban development in contemporary Scotland.