1st Edition

Housing Policy and Rented Housing in Europe

By Michael Oxley, Jaqueline Smith Copyright 1996
    by Routledge

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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.

    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.


    Oxley, Michael; Smith, Jaqueline

    "...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