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Renewing Europe's housing

Richard Turkington and Christopher Watson


Many European cities have a shortage of good quality, affordable housing, but this problem has become less prominent in policy than it should be. This book aims to redress that balance. After an introductory chapter, contributors from nine European countries provide contemporary comparative accounts of housing renewal in its physical, economic, social, community and cultural aspects. Shared concerns over energy conservation, social protection and inclusion, and the roles and responsibilities of the public and private sectors form the basis of a proposed policy agenda for housing renewal across ... More

Keywords: housing renewal, Europe, dimensions of renewal, energy conservation, social protection and inclusion, the importance of the public sector in housing renewal, future prospects

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781447310129
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447310129.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Turkington, editor
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Christopher Watson, editor

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