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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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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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Meijer, F.M. (author), Vijverberg, G.A.M. (author)
conference paper 2006
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