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Housing Policy and Rented Housing in Europe

1st Edition

By Michael Oxley, Jaqueline Smith


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The book will inform a wide audience about the provision of rented housing in several European countries. The material is relevant to many housing, surveying and planning undergraduate and postgraduate courses which have a European housing element/option.


"…interesting new insights and approaches…useful and clear…" - Roof.

"…it has important insights on European housing systems and will undoubtedly be required reading for housing students" - Housing Review

"…useful descriptive material…well written…easy to use…" - Netherlands Journal of Housing and the Built Environment

"…a new and useful source of relevant data on housing policies in the European Union." - Urban Studies

"…generally well- structured." - Housing Studies

'…contain[s] a good deal of informative material and a clear and not uncritical account of the approach to housing adopted by orthodox economics. …a useful addition … - Pergamon Book Reviews

Table of Contents

Introduction. The reasons for housing policies. Policy instruments. Policy options in practice. Housing policy context. Social rented housing: systems of provisions. Social housing issues. Private rented housing provision. The changing position of private rented housing in Europe. Affordability. Conclusions. References. Index.

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