Peter Malpass and Liz Cairncross

in Building on the past

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9781861347510
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301578 | DOI:

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This introductory chapter discusses the present housing situation, although it begins with a discussion of the living standards from the Second World War until modern times. It identifies the four main drivers of change, and comments on the possible future of housing policy. The chapter then looks at the various themes that are explored in the other chapters in this book.

Keywords: housing situation; living standards; Second World War; drivers of change; housing policy

Chapter.  5713 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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