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Housing Policy in the 1990s - Johnston Birchall

Housing Policy in the 1990s

By: Johnston Birchall (Editor)

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Published: 16th July 2005
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In the late 1980s, a great deal of Conservative legislation was implemented in order to restructure post-war housing policy. The contributors to this study, both academics and leading practitioners in the field, are all experts in varying aspects of the subject. They discuss whether local authorities have really been disabled by central government, whether housing associations can fulfill their new role as leading providers of social rental housing, what type of social and economic consequences the growth in home ownership will have, and whether the private rental sector can be revived.
The book provides critiques of government policies from the New Right, from a race and gender perspective, and from the point of view of council tenants. "Housing Policy in the 1990s" is essential reading for policy analysts, students and lecturers of social policy and housing courses, as well as those with an interest in urban studies and economics.

Introductionp. 1
Housing Policy and the Disabling of Local Authoritiesp. 10
Referencesp. 27
Housing Associationsp. 29
Building Societiesp. 49
Referencesp. 67
The Social and Economic Consequences of the Growth of Home Ownershipp. 68
Referencesp. 89
Private Rented Housing and the Impact of Deregulationp. 91
The 1987 Housing Policyp. 113
Issues of Race and Gender Facing Housing Policyp. 140
Council Tenantsp. 163
Referencesp. 188
Conclusionp. 190
Indexp. 194
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ISBN: 9780415043588
ISBN-10: 0415043581
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 16th July 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1