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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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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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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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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Boueri, J.J. (author)
This paper compares the space standards for social housing in Portugal and in São Paulo, and seeks explanations for differences in the socio-economic context of both territories. The Controlled Cost Housing (CCH) in Portugal and the housing built within the program My Home My Life (MHML) in São Paulo Municipality are studied. The number and type...
conference paper 2010
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Lennartz, C. (author)
Governments in many European countries have required social housing providers to become more market orientated and work more efficiently. As a result, the demarcation between the activities of social and private landlords seem to have become more blurred, which has presumably led to increased competitive pressures on both landlord groups. In an...
conference paper 2010
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Costa Branco De Oliveira Pedro, J.A. (author), Boueri, J.G. (author)
This paper compares the space standards that apply to the construction of social housing in Portugal and in São Paulo, and seeks explanations for the identified differences in the socioeconomic contexts of the territories. The Controlled Cost Housing (CCH) from Portugal and the housing built within the program My Home My Life (MHML) in the São...
conference paper 2010
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Turk, S.S. (author), Korthals Altes, W.K. (author)
A large part of the population has no access to proper housing. This situation is most severe in large growing metropolises in the developing world, such as Istanbul, Turkey, where a third of the population is living in squatter housing. Typically there is a is a dual structure of both legal and illegal land development, where the legal sector...
conference paper 2010
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Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
conference paper 2009
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Lawson, J.M. (author), Nieboer, N. (author)
Since the 1990s, significant changes affecting financial arrangements have permeated both the Dutch and Austrian system of social housing provision. Potentially, these changes could have influenced the role and performance of social landlords in both countries. This paper explores the actual impact of these changes in terms of their social...
conference paper 2009
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Urbani, S. (author), Van Bortel, G.A. (author)
This paper describes social housing developments in Lombardy, one of the most affluent regions in the Italy. Housing policy in Italy is mainly the responsibility of the Regions. We discuss the challenges of social housing provision and the interplay between market, state, community and third sector actors to provide affordable homes. However,...
conference paper 2009
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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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Nieboer, N. (author)
Sinds de financiële verzelfstandiging van de Nederlandse sociale-huursector in de jaren 80 en 90 van de vorige eeuw hebben woningcorporaties een grotere beleidsverantwoordelijkheid gekregen wat betreft de ontwikkeling van hun woningbestand. Dit heeft geleid tot een verhoogde activiteit in het ontwikkelen van portefeuillebeleid en tot de opkomst...
doctoral thesis 2009
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Nieboer, N. (author)
Sinds de financiële verzelfstandiging van de Nederlandse sociale-huursector in de jaren 80 en 90 van de vorige eeuw hebben woningcorporaties een grotere beleidsverantwoordelijkheid gekregen wat betreft de ontwikkeling van hun woningbestand. Dit heeft geleid tot een verhoogde activiteit in het ontwikkelen van portefeuillebeleid en tot de opkomst...
book 2009
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Lévy-Vroelant, C. (author), Reinprecht, C. (author), Wassenberg, F. (author)
European social housing history can be interpreted through the combination of two complementary notions: path dependency and change. Socio-political experiences and practices at the national, regional or municipal level are potentially powerful determinants of historical developments—an idea known as path dependency. However, they do not stop...
book chapter 2008
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Droste, C. (author), Lelevrier, C. (author), Wassenberg, F. (author)
Many European countries have policies to renew cities and neighbourhoods. This paper examines the policies of France, the Netherlands and Germany. In these, as in most Western European countries, the social housing sector forms an important part of regeneration schemes. Social housing is both actor and subject to urban renewal. Housing...
book chapter 2008
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Van Mossel, J.H. (author)
For housing associations, maintenance is an opportunity for high quality interaction with their tenants, and thus an opportunity for effectively influencing the quality of service delivery to tenants. Dutch housing associations have a market share of about one third of the entire Dutch housing stock. They spent around 2.8 billion euros a year on...
doctoral thesis 2008
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