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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
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
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