Comment 116233

By RobF (registered) | Posted January 26, 2016 at 23:50:33 in reply to Comment 116229

Who says you're entitled to potential profit from converting land from farmland or green space to housing. Notwithstanding the sprawl problem, there is value generated by building actual housing for people, but the land speculation part of land development is a different matter. I don't have much sympathy for people who are being deprived of what Winston Churchill referred to as the "unearned increment" ...

Comment edited by RobF on 2016-01-26 23:51:20

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