Responding to Unpopular Social Housing in Vaulx en Velin, Greater Lyon: An English Perspective
AbstractIn recent years, in many parts of England and France a mismatch between housing supply and demand has resulted in an increasing number of neighbourhoods experiencing problems of empty properties, depressed house prices and high stock turnover. This paper looks at the response of policy makers and social housing landlords in one area in France -- Vaulx En Velin, Greater Lyon -- to this phenomenon. It does so with reference to four key themes that have been a recurring feature of attempts to tackle the problem of unpopular (or low demand) housing in England: partnership working; community participation; neighbourhood management and demolition. The paper draws on a range of data sources including an in-depth case study, which encompassed a number of interviews with key local actors and documentary data analysis. The paper concludes by offering some initial insights into how policy and practice appear to differ between England and France and relates these to their specific national contexts.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Taylor and Francis Journals in its journal European Journal of Housing Policy.
Volume (Year): 5 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713700559
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Michael McNulty).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.