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Tackling poverty through housing and planning policy in city regions: Summary

Housing and planning policy can play a key role in reducing or mitigating the risk of poverty. Yet there has been no comprehensive review of how city regional institutions in England can use their devolved new freedoms and flexibilities to tackle poverty through housing and planning interventions. This research draws on documents, interviews and workshops with stakeholders in city regions to identify good practice and what more could be done through housing and planning policy to reduce or mitigate poverty.