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Welfare Reform on the Web (May 2002): Social Housing - Overseas

LOCAL POLICY FOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENT: EUROPEAN EXPERIENCES

R. Verhage

Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002

By using a cross-national comparison technique this book examines housing development processes in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany and France. It looks at how decisions about residential environments are made in different situations and by whom. This book demonstrates how public policy and market mechanisms together influence the development of housing. Conclusions are drawn on how local planning authorities can achieve their objectives concerning the quality of housing areas.

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