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Sunikka, M. (author)
book 2001
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Helderman, A.C. (author), Mulder, C.H. (author), Van Ham, M. (author)
In most western countries, homeowners are much less likely to change residence than renters are. In the last few decades, the rise in home ownership in the Netherlands has been spectacular. This would imply that the population has become less mobile, which has consequences for the functioning of the housing market – at least, if the relationship...
journal article 2004
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Van Overmeeren, A.J. (author), Gruis, V.H. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
This article analyzes the function, design, and effects of a method to assess the performance of housing associations in the Netherlands. First, the roles of performance assessment are discussed from three perspectives: the association as an agent for the central government; the association as a facilitator of local stakeholders’ needs; and the...
journal article 2009
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Priemus, H. (author)
This contribution deals with the impact of the credit crunch on the Dutch housing market and the policy responses of the Dutch government so far. Reinhart and Rogoff have presented an overview of credit crises after WW II: what are the general characteristics and impacts? Also in the Netherlands, banking problems were imported from the US. The...
journal article 2009
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De Vries, P. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)
The literature on housing markets suggests that house prices in almost all western economies can be explained by short-run demand-oriented variables and a long- run term. The basic principles of the theory are that the short-run fluctuations, which are based on recent price developments (shocks), occur due to market imperfection, while over the...
journal article 2009
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Straub, A. (author)
Purpose – This paper aims to provide insight into the use of a standard for condition assessment. Design/methodology/approach – The paper is based on a literature review, an analysis of the development, content and practical use of the Dutch Standard for Condition Assessment of Buildings, and the findings of several research projects about...
journal article 2009
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M. (author)
Urban renewal in the Netherlands has become a matter of ‘networking’. Housing associations, Dutch social landlords, became financially independent in the 1990s and have a responsibility in urban renewal. It is a joint responsibility in which local authority, social landlord and tenants are dependent on each other. This situation is rather new...
journal article 2009
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De Vries, P. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)
The literature on housing markets suggest that periods of economic growth are characterised by a demand for better housing quality and increasing prices. The basic principles of the theory are that the short-run price fluctuations occur due to market imperfection, while over the long term, causality with such fundamentals as income will recover....
conference paper 2010
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Kleinhans, R. (author), Van der Land, M. (author), Doff, W. (author)
In this prologue to the special issue, the guest editors place the contributions in the context of current debates on living in concentrated poverty neighbourhoods. These debates concern two broad categories of residents: poor households that are assisted to move from concentrations of poverty to lower-poverty areas (movers); and households (not...
journal article 2010
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Van der Land, M. (author), Doff, W. (author)
Residents of deprived urban neighbourhoods with a changing population often experience an increase in insecurity. If they judge the change as decline, they are likely to become less satisfied with their residential situation and exhibit coping tactics. This paper combines Hirschman’s Exit, Voice and Loyalty theory with insights on personal and...
journal article 2010
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Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Veldboer, A.P.M. (author)
Social mobility is a key concept in neighbourhood-based policies in Europe and the US. The Dutch neighbourhood approach often implies physical restructuring combined with a range of economic and social mobility strategies such as counselling, citizenship courses, debt relief, work training / placement programs and language courses. However, the...
conference paper 2012
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