What is land value tax and could it fix the housing crisis?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content The US was short almost four million homes at the end of 2020, according to estimates. The UK, meanwhile, is also in the middle of a housing crisis. The land value tax […]

Why rent controls won’t solve the urban housing crisis

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jaime Luque, Professor, ESCP Business School & Kian Starsberg, Master’s student, Management, ESCP Business School Rent controls were at the heart of the recent Paris and London mayoral battles. Recent research suggests that rent controls negatively impact the […]

10 ways cities are tackling the global affordable housing crisis

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alice Charles, Project Lead, Cities, World Economic Forum Geneva & Dilip Guna, Manager, PwC (Project Collaborator, Cities, World Economic Forum) The unprecedented rate of urbanization across the world has led to increased demand for good, affordable housing. A recent survey revealed […]

Is co-living an answer to the affordable housing crisis?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Peter Oosterveer, Chief Executive Officer, Arcadis Co-living has become a popular topic in housing development circles as the building industry contemplates new residential delivery models. This March at the international property industry event MIPIM in Cannes, discussions on […]