Value of Community: Building a Legacy
Posted on: 2019-09-12
Published by University College of Estate Management (UCEM) in partnership with The Prince’s Foundation, this report reveals a direct link between housing type and social benefits – so-called ‘social capital’. The team at UCEM surveyed 850 residents at Poundbury and Fairford Leys to give a fascinating snap-shot into the benefits of living, working and growing up in this particular type of housing development. Savills also produced a financial study to go alongside the report that reveals the long-term economic benefits of taking a sustainable approach to house building. A short version of the main report with separate appendices is available.
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