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An assessment of sustainable housing affordability using a multiple criteria decision making method

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  • Mulliner, Emma
  • Smallbone, Kieran
  • Maliene, Vida
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    Housing affordability is a complex issue that must not only be assessed in terms economic viability. In order to increase quality of life and community sustainability the environmental and social sustainability of housing must also be taken into consideration.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Omega.

    Volume (Year): 41 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 270-279

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jomega:v:41:y:2013:i:2:p:270-279
    DOI: 10.1016/
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