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Sustainable Housing for a Sustainable Society

Georgiev, Georgi (1996) Sustainable Housing for a Sustainable Society. In: Housing: Level of Perspective. AME, Amsterdam, pp. 70-77. ISBN 9075246056

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Abstract

One of the crucial outcomes of the recent reforms in Bulgaria has been the shifting of the role of the State from total responsibility for provision of housing to that of full irresponsibility, withdrawing the last element of a social housing policy.The macroeconomic context inevitably affects the housing sector. No mortgage instruments can work in such conditions. There are neither subsidies, nor tax incentives to encourage investments in housing. Though the share of the housing sector in Bulgaria is smaller, compared to the other European countries, it's place in the National Economy should not be underestimated. Adding the priority role of a home in Bulgarians' personal value systems, it could have a considerable contribution to economic and social stabilization of our society in the period of transition.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:Housing: Levels of Perspective /Ronald Camstra & Jacqueline Smith (eds.)- -Amsterdam : AME, Amsterdam study centre for the Metropolitan Environment, Universiteit van Amsterdam. Proceeding ENHR Young Housing Researchers, Vienna, 1-5 may 1995
Uncontrolled Keywords:housing, housing associations
Subjects:Arts.Fine and Decorative arts > Architecture. Landscape arts
Economic and business Administration > Economic policy. Management. Marketing
Sociology.Anthropology > Social sciences
ID Code:4014
Deposited By: Prof. Georgi Nikolov Georgiev
Deposited On:15 Feb 2019 15:05
Last Modified:15 Feb 2019 15:05

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