Housing Studies, Vol.16, 2001, p.425-442
Article looks at the importance and significance of rental housing in poorer countries. It discusses why ownership is preferred despite attempts to broaden the range of tenure options. The paper suggests that this is a result of "economic, social and political processes, embedded in the relations of production exchange and consumption of rental housing".
Housing Studies, Vol.16, 2001, p.443-459
This paper provides some background to past housing policies and traces the linkages to the financial sector in Singapore. It discusses:
P. Jenkins and H. Smith
Housing Studies, Vol.16, 2001, p.485-507
Focusing on the constraints that state capacity can have on state-society relations, this paper looks at the broader context of negotiations between the state, the market and society on housing policy and delivery issues. It uses South Africa and Costa Rica as case studies and examines their institutional, economic, political, administrative and technical capacities as states in transition.
Housing Studies, Vol.16, 2001, p.461-483
Paper examines the housing policy of Chile which is widely regarded as a success. Looking back at the last fifty years of housing sector development in Chile, the paper discusses: