Scanlon, Kathleen (2009) Foreign exchange. Inside housing, Online . ISSN 0950-3358
Council housing debt is a hot topic at the moment in England thanks to the ongoing review of the housing revenue account. In most other countries, however, it’s not an issue as such — either local authorities don’t directly own much social housing (Denmark, the Netherlands), and/or their debt levels aren’t subject to central government control (the USA, Germany). So how do they do it? Read on for a snapshot of how five countries handle social housing finance and lessons they might hold for their English counterparts.
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|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
|Sets:||Research centres and groups > LSE London Centre for Urban and Metropolitan Research|
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