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Overcrowding and ‘under-occupancy’ in Romania : a case study of housing inequality
(2014-01) - Journal article,
This paper examines aspects of space consumption in two very different housing types, the communist mid-rise estates and post-communist suburban self-built housing. Examining residents’ perceptions in order to categorize ...
An introduction to the special issue - Housing in hard times: marginality, inequality and class : (Special Issue Editors)
(2013) - Journal item,
‘Housing in Hard Times’ was the theme of the Housing Studies Association annual conference in April 2011. The papers featured in this special issue are drawn from that conference. They examine the uneven impact of economic ...
The paradox of tenant empowerment : regulatory and liberatory possibilities
(2008) - Journal article,
Tenant empowerment has traditionally been regarded as a means of realising democratic ideals: a quantitative increase in influence and control, which thereby enables “subjects” to acquire the fundamental properties of ...
CHR Briefing 5: Immigration Act 2016 -more harm than good?
(University of St Andrews, 2016-09-13) - Report,
Regulating Scotland's social landlords : localised resistance to technologies of performance management
(2009-03) - Journal article,
Influenced by Foucault's later work on governmentality, this paper explores the regulation of social landlords as a 'technology of performance' concerned with governing the conduct of dispersed welfare agencies and the ...
Housing associations and the Big Society : lessons from Scotland's community housing sector
(University of St Andrews, 2012-04-30) - Report,
Funded by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland this qualitative study explored the relevance of the Big Society for housing policy in Scotland, through a focus on Community-Controlled Housing Associations ...
Growing economies and building homes : Reconciling growth and housing wellbeing in St Andrews
(University of St Andrews, 2013-12) - Report,
In the autumn of 2012, Fife Council and the University commissioned the Centre for Housing Research (CHR) to make a detailed assessment of how students, staff and other local residents fare in the local rental housing ...
Understanding the Housing Aspirations of People in Scotland
(Scottish Government, 2015-09-25) - Report,
This report explores the elements that make up people’s housing aspirations and the drivers of their aspirations. It develops understanding of these factors and makes policy recommendations based on the findings.
CHR Briefing 3: Housing Aspirations of People in Scotland
(University of St Andrews, 2015-09-25) - Report,