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Straub, A. (author)
The building stock has a big importance in reaching Europe’s climate goals. The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive therefore states the need for nearly zero-energy buildings. Nearly zero-energy buildings are a key aspect to reduce the energy use of the built environment. Since a large share of the building stock of 2050 currently already...
report 2016
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Deng, W. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
This paper reviews the housing policy of China from 1949-2013. It examines the housing tenure change, policy instruments, and impacts social structures in different time periods. After the welfare period of 1949-77, the dual provision period of 1978-1998, and the market dominant period of 1999-2011, China’s housing policy was again reformed...
report 2015
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Dol, C.P. (author), Heylen, K. (author)
Combating poverty and social exclusion is a core policy issue in the European Union (EU). The Statis-tics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) database facilitates analyses of the extent of poverty and social exclusion. One of the indicators built from the database is the at-risk-of-poverty indicator. Applied to households, it indicates...
report 2014
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Jansen, S.J.T. (author)
Residential satisfaction is an important topic in the domain of housing. It refers to the individuals’ appraisal of the conditions of their residential environment, in relation to their needs, expectations and achievements. In the current study respondents were asked to indicate their residential satisfaction on a scale ranging from 1 (very...
report 2012
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Jansen, S.J.T. (author)
People’s residential preferences are generally predicted on the basis of socio-demographic characteristics. Recently, however, it is argued that these variables no longer suffice and that they should be supplemented with lifestyle variables. The cur-rent study explores this assumption for a number of residential preferences. A life-style...
report 2011
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Boelhouwer, P.J. (author), Elsinga, M. (author), Visscher, H. (author), Ouwehand, A. (author), Janic, M. (author), Korthals Altes, W.K. (author), Van Oosterom, P. (author)
The OTB’s research covers the areas of housing, urban, mobility and geo-studies. The research activities deal with the built environment, and refer to aspects of the technological sciences, the policy and management sciences, the behavioural sciences, spatial disciplines and the application of information and communications technology. This...
report 2010
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