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  1. Affluence, Mobility and Second Home Ownership

    By Chris Paris

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Despite the current recession, the frequency of second home ownership is still surprisingly high throughout the western world. While the UK and Ireland previously had lower occurrences of multiple dwellings compared to the rest of Europe, they are quickly catching up with a current surge in the...

    Published September 14th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Vacant Dwellings in England

    The Challenges and Costs of Bringing Them Back into Use (FB 25)

    By M Davidson

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 5th 2010 by IHS BRE Press

  3. The Real Cost of Poor Housing

    (FB 23)

    By Mike Roys

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 14th 2010 by IHS BRE Press

  4. Housing Policy in the United States

    2nd Edition

    By Alex F. Schwartz

    The most widely used and most widely referenced "basic book" on Housing Policy in the United States has now been substantially revised to examine the turmoil resulting from the collapse of the housing market in 2007 and the related financial crisis. The text covers the impact of the crisis in depth...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  5. Housing Boom and Bust

    Owner Occupation, Government Regulation and the Credit Crunch

    By Peter King

    Housing bubbles burst, creating economic misery for millions. Over the past thirty years, the culture of property ownership has become so ingrained that policy makers, bankers and households have taken for granted that housing is a good investment and forgotten about the bust. Explaining how the...

    Published January 31st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Shaping Neighbourhoods

    For Local Health and Global Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    By Hugh Barton, Marcus Grant, Richard Guise

    This substantially revised and important second edition comes at a pivotal time, with both a strong agenda of localism in planning and with public health professionals now realising the vital importance of shaping urban environments in order to reduce the burden of disease and support better health...

    Published January 11th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Complying with the Code for Sustainable Homes

    Lessons Learnt on the BRE Innovation Park (FB 20)

    By Christopher Gaze

    Bringing together the practical experience of building innovative new homes on the BRE Innovation Park, this BRE Trust report identifies key practical lessons for developers and housebuilders. The material was first published in 2008 as a 4-part BRE Information Paper and is reproduced here in a new...

    Published November 22nd 2009 by IHS BRE Press

  8. Smart Home Systems and the Code for Sustainable Homes

    A BRE Guide (BR 506)

    By Alison Nicholl

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 19th 2009 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Fixing Broken Cities

    The Implementation of Urban Development Strategies

    By John Kromer

    Through the insightful lens of an experienced practitioner, this book describes the origin, execution, and impact of urban repopulation strategies—initiatives designed to attract residents, businesses, jobs, shoppers, and visitors to places that had undergone decades of decline and abandonment. The...

    Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Housing, Markets and Policy

    Edited by Peter Malpass, Rob Rowlands

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    This book of specially commissioned essays by distinguished housing scholars addresses the big issues in contemporary debates about housing and housing policy in the UK. Setting out a distinctive and coherent analysis, it steers a course between those accounts that rely on economic theory and...

    Published July 19th 2009 by Routledge