NIMBYism Explained
Tim Lund lives in Southeast London. The following is reprinted with permission from the author. A while back, I posted this on my local forum: I had a eureka moment about this a few days ago – the rise of the NIMBY is a consequence of greater fragmentation of freeholding. It’s obvious really – if more occupiers have the legal rights of freeholders, they will use them to oppose development, and if there are fewer opportunities for large scale freeholders to redevelop areas, coherently and... more