urban issues (MEDC)

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MEDC urban issues

issue 1: housing shortage

some schemes happened to try fix the shortage, here are some

urban renewal schemes: these are government strategies first widely on the 1990's. they encourage investment in new housing, services and employment in derelict inner city areas.

new towns: brand  new towns have been built the overspill populations from existing towns and cities where there was a shortage of housing.

relocation insentives: these are used to encourage people living in large council houses (who dont need the big house) to move out of urban areas. this frees up houses in urban areas for other people, e.g. working families

 issue 2: run down CBDs

in some cities are run down. one reason


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