Privatisation and after

Alan Murie, Iván Tosics, Manuel Aalbers, Richard Sendi and Barbara Černič Mali

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe

Published by Policy Press

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9781861347756
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303237 | DOI:
Privatisation and after

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This chapter examines the privatisation of large housing estates in Europe. It describes the three types of privatisation in Great Britain, Hungary, Slovenia, and the Netherlands, and discusses the changes in patterns of ownership and control associated with privatisation. The chapter also considers the impact of privatisation and the outcome for large post-war housing estates, the problems and issues which privatisation has left on these estates, and the responses that are currently being adopted in the various countries.

Keywords: privatisation; housing estates; Europe; Great Britain; Hungary; Slovenia; Netherlands; patterns of ownership; post-war housing

Chapter.  7396 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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