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Paying for Housing

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the issue of paying for housing in Scotland. There are four principal ways of occupying housing with different financial implications: owner occupation, private renting, ... More


Residential Tenures

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the role of residential tenures in Scotland during the twentieth century. There were three principal forms of housing then, as now, in Scotland: owner occupancy, private ... More


Housing Standards and Good Repair

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the remedies available to individuals along with the role which can be played by local authorities in securing satisfactory housing standards for both individual houses and ... More


Strategies to expand the affordable private rental stock

Keith Wardrip

in The squeezed middle: The pressure on ordinary workers in America and Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447308942
eISBN:
9781447310822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308942.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This essay describes the growing significance of the private rental sector in the US - a trend mirrored in Britain. However, affordability is also becoming an issue in the rented sector. In the past, ... More


Shared Housing and Houses in Multiple Occupation

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on shared housing and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) in Scotland. Prior to the twenty-first century, it was far more common for people to share facilities when they ... More


The Fight against Squalor: Overcrowding, Homelessness, and Affordability with Elisabeth Garratt

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Beveridge was right to identify poor housing as a distinct giant since housing conditions have important implications for people’s well-being. Britain made great strides initially in building new ... More


Housing

Rob Kitchin, Rory Hearne, and Cian O’Callaghan

in Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chaptr provides an overarching analysis of housing in Ireland from 1993 to 2015, examining trends in housing and land prices, supply and vacancy, social housing, private renting, mortgage debt ... More


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