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Bulgarian Housing. Status and Prospectives

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  • Georgi GEORGIEV

    () (New Bulgarian University, Department of Architecture)

Abstract

The article analyses the current condition of Bulgarian multistorey apartment housing and reveals the main obstacles towards sustainable energy efficient retrofit of existing condominium housing. Housing is an outstanding phenomenon that influences strongly social economic and environmental development of a country. Securing of energy efficient, affordable housing is of great importance for sustainable urban and social development. The article formulates proposals for necessary improvements and changes in the legal, institutional, and financial framework that would allow sustainable renovation of existing Bulgarian housing were formulated.

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  • Georgi GEORGIEV, 2015. "Bulgarian Housing. Status and Prospectives," International Conference on Economic Sciences and Business Administration, Spiru Haret University, vol. 2(1), pages 95-103, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:icb:wpaper:v:1:y:2014:i:1:95-103
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    Keywords

    sustainable housing; energy efficient retrofit; condominiums; ESCO; energy performance contracting; FRESH project;

    JEL classification:

    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
    • R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
    • R14 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Land Use Patterns
    • R21 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Housing Demand
    • R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population
    • R31 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - Housing Supply and Markets
    • R38 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - Government Policy

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