Über den Autor
Michelle Norris is a lecturer in the School of Applied Social Science at University College Dublin. She has research interests in housing and social policy and has published widely on issues such as regeneration, mixed tenure, housing and planning and social housing. Prior to taking her post in UCD she was the Director of the Centre for Housing Research, which is the national institute for research and training in housing.
Declan Redmond is a lecturer in the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy and is currently the Deputy Head of the School. He has research interests in social housing policy, affordability, urban planning and regional development. He is currently involved in a number research projects on social housing regeneration, housing affordability and regional development. He was on the board of one of Irelands largest housing associations for nearly a decade.
List of Tables. List of Figures. Notes on Contributors.- nI Introduction: Setting the Scene: Transformations in Irish Housing.- nII Owner Occupation and the Housing Market: The Housing Market and Owner Occupation in Ireland. Access Denied? The Challenge of Affordability for Sustainable Access to Housing. Housing Expenditures, Housing Poverty and Housing Wealth: Irish Home Owners in Comparative Context.- nIII The Private Rented Sector: The Private Rented Sector. Uneven Development and the Private Rental Market: Problems and Prospects for Low-Income Households. Urban Renewal and the Private Rented Sector.- nIV Social Housing: Social Housing. Reforming Local Authority Housing Management: The Case of Tenant Participation in Estate Management. The Changing Nature of the Housing Association Sector.- nV Housing and Inequality: Housing, Equality and Inequality. Homelessness. Accommodating the Traveller Community.- nVI Housing, Planning and the Built Environment: Spatial Planning Frameworks and Housing. Planning and Sustainability: Metropolitan Planning, Housing and Land Policy. Urban Design and Residential Environments. Rural Housing: Politics, Public Policy and Planning.- nVII Conclusion: Irish Housing in the European Context.-nChapter Notes. References. Index.
Presents a review of housing in Ireland for many years. This book examines the issues such as: the impact of the house price boom on wealth and affordability; the urban renewal schemes and private rented housing; the management of social housing; the accommodation of travellers and homeless people; and, rural housing policy and politics.
Contributes to the growing interest worldwide in sustainable housing
A comprehensive, accessible review of housing in Ireland
Analyses the consequences of economic growth on housing