New Economy, vol. 8, 2001, p. 52-54
Article seeks to identify the common features of strong communities and considers how public policy can support and foster these.
Housing, Feb. 2001, p. 36-37
Summarises the proposals of the National Strategy for Neighbourhood Renewal action plan, including
Launches proposals for a tax credit aimed at encouraging business to invest in the poorest areas. The credit would be worth 25% of the value of an investment over five years. It would be allocated on a competitive basis and awarded to the best bids from community development finance providers such as micro-loan funds, development banks and community development venture funds.
P. Wakefield and C. Parker
Roof, Mar./Apr. 2001, p. 26-27
Describes plans to revive Liverpool's most deprived areas through:
Housing, Feb. 2001, p. 43
Presents a case study of the setting up of a community intranet for tenants on a deprived estate in Lewisham. It is believed that going electronic can improve education chances and knit together communities isolated by poverty and unemployment.
New Economy, vol. 8, 2001, p. 47-51
Offers a critical appraisal of the recent white paper on urban policy, which proposes an integrated approach address the economic, social and physical aspects of urban renewal. Focuses particularly on the white paper's, proposals for local strategic partnerships (LSPs).