issues resulting from urban change

the socia. economic, environmental and plotical issues resulting from urban change

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  • rising or falling cost of living
  • widening wealth gap
  • job oppertunities
  • higher unemployment
  • cost of living increasing
  • growing demand for commercial services
  • increased comsumption of resources
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  • housing shortages
  • informal/ illegal housing
  • high immigration rates
  • strain on services
  • increasing crime
  • health services decreasing in quality
  • increasing segregation
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  • hazards created by humans or nature
  • increased pollution (water, air, visual and noise)
  • rising densities within expanding built up area
  • traffic conjestion
  • erosion of rural services
  • increased volumes of traffic
  • derliction and re generation
  • change in climate- urban areas are much warmer than rural areas
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  • planning applications and dispute over land ownership
  • managing increasing pollution such as introducing the traffic conjestion charge
  • need for investment into declining areas to allow for re generation
  • civil unrest
  • political corruption
  • exploitation
  • immigration and emigration
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