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  1. 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 February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2009 by IHS BRE Press

  4. 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 20th 2009 by IHS BRE Press

  5. 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 31st 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Housing and Health in Europe

    The WHO LARES project

    Edited by David Ormandy

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In this cross-disciplinary research David Ormandy and expert contributors explain the nature and development of the World Health Organization's study of housing across Europe. In-depth analysis provides new evidence of links between the health of inhabitants and their housing conditions,...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Hidden Millions

    Homelessness in Developing Countries

    By Graham Tipple, Suzanne Speak

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    This book explores the extent, causes and characteristics of homelessness in developing countries. Bringing together a major review of literature and empirical case studies, it is invaluable for those studying, researching or working in housing, homelessness, social policy or urban poverty. Drawing...

    Published March 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Housing Finance

    Meeting Needs and Making Choices, 2nd Edition

    By Peter King, Peter King

    One of the biggest challenges for students of housing is understanding the financial principles which underpin the place of housing in the wider economy. By taking a political economy approach, Peter King's Understanding Housing Finance makes the basic principles of the subject accessible, without...

    Published January 6th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Quantifying Neighbourhood Effects

    Frontiers and perspectives

    Edited by Jorg Blasius, Jurgen Friedrichs, George Galster

    Many policies in several Western European countries and the U.S. aim to counter spatial concentrations of deprivation and create more socio-economically mixed residential areas. Such policies are founded on the belief that neighbourhoods have a strong and independent effect upon the well-being and...

    Published December 2nd 2008 by Routledge