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The impact of the third sector in the UK: the case of social housing


  • Wigglesworth, Rachel
  • Kendall, Jeremy


This paper reports the findings of one component of the impact study being undertaken in the UK as part of the Johns Hopkins Comparative Non-profit Sector project. Drawing upon a literature review, expert interviews and a focus group, the paper summarises evidence on the impact of the third sector in social housing in the UK organised using the functions and drawbacks thought to be characteristic of the third sector in international literature.

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  • Wigglesworth, Rachel & Kendall, Jeremy, 2000. "The impact of the third sector in the UK: the case of social housing," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 29045, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  • Handle: RePEc:ehl:lserod:29045

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    1. Matosevic, Tihana & Knapp, Martin & Forder, Julien & Kendall, Jeremy, 2000. "Independent sector domiciliary care providers in 1999," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 19012, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    2. Melina M. Manochin & Lisa Jack & Claire Howell, 2008. "The Boundaries of Reporting Sustainable Development in Social Housing," Public Money & Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(6), pages 345-352, December.

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    JEL classification:

    • R14 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Land Use Patterns
    • J01 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General - - - Labor Economics: General


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