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Author Lux, Martin.

Title Housing policy and housing finance in the Czech Republic during transition : an example of the schism between the still-living past and the need of reform / Martin Lux
Published Netherlands : Delft University of Technology, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (284 pages) : illustrations
Series Sustainable urban areas ; 28
Sustainable urban areas ; 28
Contents ""Title Page""; ""Contents""; ""Preface and acknowledgements""; ""Introduction""; ""Meaning of 'transition'""; ""The goal of the book""; ""Preliminary questions""; ""Theoretical and methodological framework""; ""Theories on housing systems' development""; ""Inspiration in comparative housing studies""; ""What theoretical framework to choose?""; ""Theories on the role of the state in the field of housing consumption""; ""Economic perspective""; ""Social perspective""; ""State as 'rational economist' and 'understanding paternalist'""; ""Why do states intervene as 'understanding paternalists'?""
""General problems connected with measuring housing affordability""""The methodology of measuring the affordability of housing in the Czech Republic""; ""The affordability of rental housing in the 'privileged' housing sector between 1991 and 2003""; ""The affordability of rental housing in the 'unprivileged' housing sector (2002)""; ""The affordability of owner-occupied housing in the 'privileged' housing sector (1991-2003)""; ""The affordability of owner-occupied housing in the 'unprivileged' housing sector (2002)""; ""Comparison and conclusions""
""Housing conditions, housing policy and housing affordability in the Czech Republic during the transition""""Political and institutional context""; ""Economic context""; ""Social policy""; ""Demographics""; ""Immigration""; ""Housing conditions and housing policy""; ""Housing policy between 1918-1948""; ""Housing policy between 1948 and 1989""; ""Housing policy between 1989 and 2005""; ""Housing conditions""; ""Tenure changes""; ""Demand-side subsidies""; ""Supply-side subsidies""; ""Subsidies to promote homeownership""; ""Housing finance""; ""Housing affordability""
""Methodology of assessment of the role of the state in the field of housing consumption""""Public interventions in the field of housing consumption -- hypothetical cases""; ""Public interventions in the field of housing consumption -- practical cases""; ""The methodology of assessment of housing subsidies: the concept of efficiency and effectiveness""; ""Methodological discussion on international comparison of housing systems""; ""Case of misunderstanding -- 'social' housing in transition countries""; ""Methodological imperative -- individual openness of researchers in comparative studies""
""Research questions""""Outline of the book""; ""Housing policies and housing finance during transition in selected transition countries -- Partial international comparison""; ""Introduction""; ""Privatisation of public housing and tenure changes""; ""Supply-side subsidies""; ""Supply-side subsidies: the case of Poland""; ""Demand-side subsidies""; ""Subsidies and role of the state in homeownership sector""; ""Subsidies to promote homeownership: the case of Hungary""; ""Was anything shared among transitional countries?""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-270)
Notes In English; summaries in English and Dutch
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Subject Housing policy -- Czech Republic.
Housing -- Czech Republic.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010290703
ISBN 1607505932 (electronic bk.)
9781607505938 (electronic bk.)