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Homeownership, Social Renting, and Labour Mobility across Europe

Thomas de Graaff, Michiel van Leuvensteijn, and Casper van Ewijk

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

European unemployment is the main focus of this chapter. The chapter looks at various transaction costs such as financial, psychological, social, cultural, religious, and ethnic transaction costs. ... More


Social renting

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Renewed support for direct housing provision by local authorities has been gaining a new momentum in policy and academic circles on the early years of this century. In the rural context, having a ... More


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


Regulation of 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/9781845861117.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on housing regulation in Scotland. Regulation, in the form of limitations on what may be done by property owners, has a long history in relation to property. The old limitations ... More


Social regulation in housing

Malcolm Harrison and Cathy Davis

in Housing, social policy and difference: Disability, ethnicity, gender and housing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343055
eISBN:
9781447302537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343055.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the practices and their effects. The first section is on markets, before moving on to a discussion on ‘non-market’ housing. The chapter then considers social renting and some ... 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


Private renting

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

One of the key themes of the previous chapter was that the provision of a wide range of options to rent or buy, or to acquire property on an intermediate basis, would help to broaden access to ... More


Attitudinal constraints: assumptions and institutional practices

Laura Hemingway

in Disabled people and housing: Choices, opportunities and barriers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428066
eISBN:
9781447302094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428066.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks further at risk assessment in relation to how distinctions between impairments can be made by institutions or intermediaries. It begins by looking at some of the assumptions made ... 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


Tenant futures: the future of tenants in social housing

Phil Morgan

in Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues that the notion of the term ‘tenant’ will become more anachronistic, as equity sharing becomes more widespread across what is referred to as social renting. It examines the role ... More


Access to Housing and Homelessness

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/9781845861117.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses developments relating to access to housing and homelessness provisions in Scotland since the twentieth century. It begins with an overview of the pronounced shift of rural ... More


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