Social housing in rural areas

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Published by Published for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation by the Chartered Institute of Housing in Coventry .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Rural poor -- England.,
  • Housing -- Government policy -- Great Britain.,
  • Urban economics.,
  • Housing policy -- Great Britain.,
  • Housing -- Supply and demand -- Great Britain.

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Includes bibliography.

Book details

StatementMark Bevan ... [et al.].
ContributionsBevan, Mark., Chartered Institute of Housing., Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 88p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16384274M
ISBN 101903208173
OCLC/WorldCa59308806

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Presenting up-to-date empirical research on the subject of young people, housing and social policy in contemporary Britain, this book considers the issue of young people's early housing histories in the context of a range of government policy initiatives aimed at the group.

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