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Welfare Reform on the Web (June 2000): Social Housing - Overseas

CHANGING MODE OF HOUSING PROVISION IN TRANSITIONAL CHINA

J. Zhu

Urban Affairs Review, vol. 35, 2000, p. 502-519

The move in China towards a market-oriented system of housing development with clear and enforceable property rights is complicated by the continuing presence of state owned enterprises (SOE) which have a responsibility for providing housing for their workers, in the equation.

DOES LOCATIONAL CHOICE MATTER? A COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT SUBSIDIZED HOUSING PROGRAMS IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA

S. Guhathakurta and A. H. Mushkatel

Urban Affiars Review, vol. 35, 2000, p. 520-540

Authors examine the locational patterns of three subsidised housing programmes in Phoenix, Arizona: conventional project-based, section 8 assisted rental, and shelter plus care supported housing for the severely mentally ill and homeless. Findings suggested that these programmes are reinforcing the existing concentrations of the three types of subsidised housing in areas already compromised by concentrations of the urban poor.

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