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Nieboer, N. (author)
Sinds de financiële verzelfstandiging van de Nederlandse sociale-huursector in de jaren 80 en 90 van de vorige eeuw hebben woningcorporaties een grotere beleidsverantwoordelijkheid gekregen wat betreft de ontwikkeling van hun woningbestand. Dit heeft geleid tot een verhoogde activiteit in het ontwikkelen van portefeuillebeleid en tot de opkomst...
book 2009
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Lévy-Vroelant, C. (author), Reinprecht, C. (author), Wassenberg, F. (author)
European social housing history can be interpreted through the combination of two complementary notions: path dependency and change. Socio-political experiences and practices at the national, regional or municipal level are potentially powerful determinants of historical developments—an idea known as path dependency. However, they do not stop...
book chapter 2008
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Elsinga, M. (author), Wassenberg, F. (author)
Nowhere else in Europe does social housing dominate the housing market as it does in the Netherlands. Over one third of all households rent a social-sector dwelling. There are 2.4 million social rented dwellings, a number that has been stable during the last decade. Almost all social housing is owned by housing associations. These have to act on...
book chapter 2007
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Wassenberg, F. (author)
The social housing sector in the Netherlands is the largest in Europe. Social housing dominates in many urban neighbourhoods, and contemporary urban renewal in the Netherlands focuses on areas where housing associations own the majority of the stock. At the same time, urban renewal means more than just renewal of housing; rather, it is...
book chapter 2008
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Trip, J.J. (author)
Creativity is considered a main factor of urban competitiveness nowadays. However, while local policies increasingly reflect the ideas of Richard Florida, Charles Landry and others, the influence of the creative city concept on higher level policies is not clear. The paper takes this issue to the European Union’s Lisbon strategy, intended to...
conference paper 2009
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Wilkinson, S.J. (author), Remøy, H.T. (author)
Local Authorities worldwide are encouraging adaptation as a means of reducing building related urban energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The City of Melbourne is promoting the retrofit of 1,200 CBD properties before 2020 with sustainability measures as part of their policy to become a carbon neutral city. Australian cities date from...
conference paper 2011
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Molenaar, N. (author), Keskin, D. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Lauche, K. (author)
Traditional approaches to sustainable consumption and production emphasized addressing issues related to the natural environment and sustainability through optimizing existing products, processes and businesses. Even though the conventional wisdom suggests that young and new firms have greater advantages in innovation, there are few studies that...
conference paper 2010
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Boumeester, H.J.F.M. (author)
During the 1970s and 1980s, the proportion of dual-income households in the Netherlands increased rapidly. Dutch society lagged a little behind other Western societies in terms of the emancipation of women in the labour market, but women began to enter the labour market more often and continue working while raising children. Households with a...
conference paper 2009
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Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
conference paper 2009
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Lawson, J.M. (author), Nieboer, N. (author)
Since the 1990s, significant changes affecting financial arrangements have permeated both the Dutch and Austrian system of social housing provision. Potentially, these changes could have influenced the role and performance of social landlords in both countries. This paper explores the actual impact of these changes in terms of their social...
conference paper 2009
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Nieboer, N.E.T. (author), Gruis, V.H. (author)
After the abolishment of object subsidies for housing construction and renovation in the mid1990s, Dutch housing associations, the main non-profit housing providers in the country, heavily relied on market activities, such as selling homes to owner-occupiers, to generate income for their social activities and to contribute to urban development...
conference paper 2014
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Mullins, D.W. (author), Milligan, V. (author), Nieboer, N.E.T. (author)
This paper presents the results of an international collaborative study5 of non-profit housing involving researchers6 in three countries using a common methodology to engage the leaders of non-profit organisations themselves in the research process. The paper draws on earlier work on the hybridisation of social housing provision and the...
conference paper 2014
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Nieboer, N. (author), Kroese, R. (author), Straub, A. (author)
Many studies on policy implementation have emphasized the difficulties of putting policies into practice. The paper presents several ways in which Dutch non-profit housing providers incorporate their energy saving policies in their ‘regular’ housing management regarding the existing stock, such as planned preventive maintenance, renovations and...
conference paper 2011
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Spaans, M. (author), Louw, E. (author)
As a result of new legislation and regulations, changing governance structures and other trends such as globalisation spatial planning and development practices change. Although many countries face the same trends, these are often translated on a tailor-made basis into planning practice. Can we learn from each other? In this paper we compare...
conference paper 2009
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Van Goeverden, C.D. (author), Van Arem, B. (author), Godefrooij, T. (author)
In the Netherlands, the share of the bicycle as the main mode in all person trips has been highly constant in the past three decades (about 27%). A constant share is remarkable because a number of developments in this period were unfavourable for bicycle use, like ageing of the population, growing number of immigrants, increasing car ownership,...
conference paper 2013
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Van Goeverden, C.D. (author), Godefrooij, T. (author), Van Arem, B. (author), Van Nes, R. (author)
In the Netherlands, the share of the bicycle as the main mode in all person trips has been highly constant in the past three decades (about 27%). A constant share is remarkable because developments in this period were mainly unfavourable for bicycle use, like ageing of the population, growing number of immigrants, increasing car ownership, and a...
conference paper 2013
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Remøy, H.T. (author), Wilkinson, S.J. (author)
Local Authorities worldwide are encouraging adaptation to reduce building related energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The City of Melbourne is promoting the retrofit of 1,200 CBD properties before 2020 with sustainability measures as part of their policy to become a carbon neutral city, and the City of Amsterdam aims at cutting...
conference paper 2011
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Zijlstra, S. (author)
The continuing financial crisis effects the financial, labour and housing market. Governments are forced to take action to ensure welfare amongst its citizens. Four aspects can be regarded as basic criteria of social housing: affordability, availability, accessibility and quality. Along these criteria the effects of the crisis can be assessed...
conference paper 2013
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Romein, A. (author), Trip, J.J. (author)
The creative city thesis states that creativity — a creative milieu — is an important precondition for innovation to flourish. Yet, the creative city is often considered a hype, something momentary. This raises the question of whether this thesis has any long-term value. This paper reflects on this question from a local policy perspective. It...
conference paper 2009
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Mullins, D.W. (author), Milligan, V. (author), Nieboer, N.E.T. (author)
This paper presents the results of an international collaborative study5 of non-profit housing; one of the main alternatives to public housing developed in many countries. The study involved researchers6 in three countries using a common methodology to engage the leaders of non-profit organisations themselves in the research process. The paper...
conference paper 2014
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