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Fiscal austerity and rental housing policy in the US and UK, 2010-2016

Goering, John and Whitehead, Christine M. E. (2017) Fiscal austerity and rental housing policy in the US and UK, 2010-2016. Housing Policy Debate. ISSN 1051-1482

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Identification Number: 10.1080/10511482.2017.1321568


The purpose of this paper is to compare the dynamics and initial impacts of austerity in the US and the UK (notably England) on affordable rental housing programs and housing support for low income tenants. The focus is upon budget retrenchment decisions made in the US and the UK from 2010 to 2016. The manner in which these cuts occurred, their volatility, and their effects are what drives this analysis. We seek to learn whether there have been fiscally comparable adjustments and volatility in budget decisions in the quite different contexts of the two countries and if so whether this can help us better understand the drivers and effects of change...

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Additional Information: © 2017 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 08 May 2017 10:44
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 03:24

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