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Salcedo Rahola, T.B. (author)
European Social Housing Organisations (SHOs) are currently facing challenging times. The ageing of their housing stock and the economic crisis, which has affected both their finances and the finances of their tenants, are testing their capacity to stick to their aim of providing decent and affordable housing. Housing renovation projects offer...
doctoral thesis 2015
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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 mid 1990s, 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...
journal article 2015
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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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Roders, M.J. (author)
It is globally recognised that action needs to be taken to address the negative effects of climate change. These effects, such as more extreme rainfall, may threaten the quality of life of those living in urban environments. Increasing the implementation of climate change adaptation measures is addressed in this thesis by engaging the...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Czischke Ljubetic, D.K. (author)
doctoral thesis 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; 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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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.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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Salcedo Rahola, T.B. (author), Straub, A. (author)
The use of integrated contracts in the Dutch construction sector has increased in recent years. Integrated contracts presume facilitating a much more effective process than traditional delivery methods leading to reduced cost and time and higher quality. In first instance this type of contracts was only used for large and complex infrastructure...
conference paper 2014
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Vrijhoef, R. (author), Koolwijk, J.S.J. (author), Van der Kuij, R.S. (author), Van Oel, C.J. (author), Wamelink, J.W.F. (author)
In the Dutch building sector, and in the social housing sector in particular, supply chain collaboration between housing associations and their supply chain have been quite popular since last five years or so. Many associations and their supply chain partners have tested, and in many cases continued to apply various representations of supply...
conference paper 2014
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Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author)
The Dutch model of social rental housing is often seen as a good practice for other European coun-tries. This is due to the fact that the Dutch social rental sector has a large size, offers dwellings of a relatively good quality and functions without receiving substantial subsidies. However, current poli-cies, both at the European and the...
conference paper 2013
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Lennartz, C. (author)
In the context of shifting regulatory approaches and changing provision structures in many Western rental housing systems, the notion of competition between social and private rental housing has received increasing attention from practitioners and academic researchers. This thesis explores and theorises the concept of inter-tenure competition in...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Lennartz, C. (author)
In the context of shifting regulatory approaches and changing provision structures in many Western rental housing systems, the notion of competition between social and private rental housing has received increasing attention from practitioners and academic researchers. This thesis explores and theorises the concept of inter-tenure competition in...
book 2013
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Riccardo, F. (author), Van Oel, C.J. (author), De Jong, P. (author)
Energy efficiency and architectural value of post-war residential buildings in Europeis poor. To deal with energy efficiency, decay and livability problems, improvements of building façades seem to be indicated especially when combined with tenants’ preferences for architectural aesthetics. But a valid way to assess multiple characteristics of...
journal article 2013
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Van Ham, M. (author), Manley, D. (author)
In this chapter we investigate the process of ethnic minority segregation in English social housing. Successive governments have expressed a commitment to the con-tradictory aims of providing greater choice – through the introduction of choice based letting – for households accessing an increasingly marginalised social housing sector whilst also...
report 2012
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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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De Groen, A. (author), Pruyt, E. (author), Boumeester, H.J.F.M. (author)
Social rental housing ought to function as safety net for the lower income groups in the housing system. However, the Dutch housing system has a relatively large social housing stock in relation to other housing systems in Europe – larger than would be required for a safety net for lower income groups. Hence, households which are financially...
conference paper 2012
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Van Ham, M. (author), Manley, D.J. (author)
In this chapter we investigate the process of ethnic minority segregation in English social housing. Successive governments have expressed a commitment to the contradictory aims of providing greater choice – through the introduction of choice based letting – for households accessing an increasingly marginalised social housing sector whilst also...
journal article 2012
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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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Flach, F. (author), Reschke Pires, J. (author), Stumpf Gonzalez, M.A. (author), Parisi Kern, A. (author)
This study proposes a method and presents a proposal to re-qualify social housing complexes, with diversification and expansion of units. The construction of large social housing condominiums can be criticized from several points of view. These projects has limited financial resources and there is a gap among the project and user’ requirements,...
conference paper 2011
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