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A New Vision for Housing

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Overview

Chris Holmes puts forward a new vision for vibrant, socially mixed and inclusive communities, which can be achieved through increased programmes for public investment, progressive tax reforms, carefully targeted regional planning and housing strategies, and local plans for sustainable neighbourhoods which enable people in all tenures to have greater choice over the homes where they live.
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'Chris Holmes's book will stand as the key text for students, for housing practitioners, and for housing policy makers. Bad news for all of us planning to write a book which would only ever have been half as good.' - Richard Best, ROOF Magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415360814
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/30/2005
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Visiting research fellow with the Institute for Public Policy and Research, board member of the Housing Corporation, the Youth Justice Board and former Director of Shelter

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Table of Contents

1 Homes fit for heroes 1
2 The rise of home ownership 22
3 The mass housing disaster 32
4 The changing nature of rented housing 41
5 Managing social housing 55
6 Building sustainable communities 66
7 Putting an end to homelessness 89
8 Creating socially mixed communities 107
9 Widening choice 116
10 Liverpool : a city reborn 122
11 London : a world city 136
12 Oases of excellence 159
13 Sharing housing wealth 178
14 A new vision for the future 194
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