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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Tang, C. (author), Oxley, M (author)
journal article 2016
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Tang, C. (author), Oxley, M. (author)
In the United Kingdom, social landlords are facing decreasing governmental financial support for them to fulfil their role in the provision of social housing, which has led to increasing pressure on them to rely on private capital. Traditionally, bank loans were the main source of private capital, but after the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and...
conference paper 2015
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Lennartz, C. (author), Haffner, M. (author), Oxley, M. (author)
Housing policies in many countries have become more market orientated as the role of governments has shifted from the direct supply and funding of non-market housing towards the role of a regulator and facilitator. Central to this development is the notion that providers of social housing have to become more competitive. Arguably, these social...
journal article 2012
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Van der Heijden, H.M.H. (author), Dol, K. (author), Oxley, M. (author)
The central proposition advanced in this paper is that differences in the structure of housing systems, and specifically the differences between dynamic and static housing systems, are crucial to an explanation of the varying impacts between countries of the international financial crisis. The proposition is illustrated with reference to Ireland...
journal article 2011
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Oxley, M. (author), Brown, T. (author), Haffner, M. (author), Hoekstra, J. (author)
The size of the private rented housing sector (PRS) varies markedly between coun-tries. The paper explores the role of policy in supporting the PRS with emphasis on the evidence from France, Germany, the UK and the USA. The definition and meas-urement of the size of the sector in each country is considered. A key issue that is explored is the...
report 2011
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Oxley, M. (author), Brown, T. (author), Haffner, M. (author), Hoekstra, J. (author), Lishman, R. (author)
The paper considers the role of the private rented sector in supplying housing that can be defined as social housing. It will do this by considering policy initiatives in Germany, France, the USA and England that use privately owned housing to meet social needs. The operation of these initiatives will be compared. The allocation and rent...
report 2011
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Dol, K. (author), Van der Heijden, H. (author), Oxley, M. (author)
The central question in our paper is how the crisis impacts on national housing markets: how vulnerable are specific housing systems to the crisis? We searched for the consequences of the current crisis on housing markets in five countries: Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and England. The results show that we must first of all make a...
conference paper 2010
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Haffner, M. (author), Oxley, M. (author)
The paper examines, with the aid of evidence from several countries, alternative models of private sector involvement in the delivery of social housing. Four models of involvement are considered: public model with contracts for certain tasks; private model with public subsidy plus strings; private actor cross subsidization model and a state...
conference paper 2010
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Oxley, M. (author), Haffner, M. (author), Hoekstra, J. (author), Van der Heijden, H. (author)
The paper will argue that the meaning and definition of private renting varies from country to country and this presents a series of challenges for comparative research. It will demonstrate a lack of equivalence between “private rented housing sectors” in Western Europe and show that this arises from variations in definitions, property rights,...
conference paper 2010
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Lennartz, C. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Oxley, M.J. (author)
When policy makers claim that rented housing has to become more competitive, there is no consensus on what competition in this context actually means. The same holds true for scientific housing research: Theories that have utilized the economic concept of competition tend to rely on implicit definitions or focus on selected aspects. In...
conference paper 2009
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Zhang, X.Q. (author), Oxley, M.J. (author), Rollnick, R. (author)
book 2009
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Lawson, J.M. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Oxley, M.J. (author)
Comparative housing research encompasses a broad range of strategies and foci, which has promoted the exchange of information, catalysed policy development and encouraged theoretical debate. This presentation briefly outlines the different purpose (policy description, evaluation, strategic understanding and theoretical explanation), logical...
conference paper 2009
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Haffner, M. (author), Hoekstra, J. (author), Oxley, M. (author), Van der Heijden, H. (author)
The once clear demarcation of funding and roles of the social and market rental sectors seems to have become blurred in a number of European countries. Social renting is no longer provided only by non-profit organisations. The extent to which a gap can be identified between the social and market rental sectors in six countries in north-west...
book 2009
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