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Papa, O. (author)
book 1992
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Lundqvist, L.J. (author)
book 1992
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Boelhouwer, P. (author), Van der Heijden, H. (author)
book 1992
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Elsinga, M. (author), Wassenberg, F. (author)
Nowhere else in Europe does social housing dominate the housing market as it does in the Netherlands. Over one third of all households rent a social-sector dwelling. There are 2.4 million social rented dwellings, a number that has been stable during the last decade. Almost all social housing is owned by housing associations. These have to act on...
book chapter 2007
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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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Manley, D. (author), Van Ham, M. (author), Doherty, J. (author)
In this paper, we review the evidence base for social mixing in neighbourhoods, which is used as a strategy to tackle assumed negative neighbourhood effects. We discuss in detail the theoretical links between neighbourhood characteristics, and outcomes of individuals living in concentrations of poverty. Through this we identify the theoretical...
journal article 2011
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Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Saizarbitoria, I.H. (author), Etxarri, A.E. (author)
The conventional model of social housing in Spain is a peculiarity within European housing policy, in that it is almost entirely owner-occupied. Subsidized owneroccupancy housing maintains the status of social housing for a set number of years, during which time it cannot be sold against market prices. After that period, its status changes, and...
journal article 2010
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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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Hasselaar, E. (author)
journal article 2009
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Lux, M. (author), Sunega, P. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)
The goal of this article is to evaluate the effectiveness of the new housing policy in the Czech Republic as an example of a transitional society after the collapse of communism. The first part provides a brief history of the housing policy dating back to 1918. The second part presents the results of empirical tests of effectiveness (or equity)...
journal article 2009
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Sunikka, M.M. (author)
What is the environmental potential of the existing housing stock in the EU and the accession countries? How prepared are the countries to face the challenge of the existing housing stock? This article describes policies and policy instruments currently used to encourage sustainable renovation in Europe based on the national progress reports of...
journal article 2006
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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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