House, Home and Community

House, Home and Community

Progress in Housing Canadians, 1945-1986

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The contributors identify important considerations for evaluating the current and future housing situation, clarify housing research issues and priorities, and indicate emergent policy issues. The essays are divided into six sections: economic, demographic, and institutional factors underlying the postwar demand for housing; principal aspects of the supply side of housing, including housing finance, technology, and regulation; housing-stock growth and changes in housing quality; the balance of supply and demand in terms of adequacy, suitability, and affordability; the changing settlement environment; and lessons, challenges, and issues for the future. The book also contains valuable summaries of housing policy initiatives undertaken between 1945 and 1986. An essential reference document on urban housing and city development in the postwar period in Canada, House, Home, and Community will be valuable to academics, planners, professionals, and students with interests related to housing.


McGill Queens Univ Pr
House, Home, and Community is the result of a project conceived by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to investigate progress in housing Canadians. In a unique experiment, a consortium of twenty-two authors, including scholars, housing advocates, and individuals directly involved in providing housing from across Canada, produced a study that reflects the richness of diverse views of the Canadian housing experience.

The contributors identify important considerations for evaluating the current and future housing situation, clarify housing research issues and priorities, and indicate emergent policy issues. The essays are divided into six sections: economic, demographic, and institutional factors underlying the postwar demand for housing; principal aspects of the supply side of housing, including housing finance, technology, and regulation; housing-stock growth and changes in housing quality; the balance of supply and demand in terms of adequacy, suitability, and affordability; the changing settlement environment; and lessons, challenges, and issues for the future. The book also contains valuable summaries of housing policy initiatives undertaken between 1945 and 1986. An essential reference document on urban housing and city development in the postwar period in Canada, House, Home, and Community will be valuable to academics, planners, professionals, and students with interests related to housing.

House, Home, and Community is the result of a project conceived by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to investigate progress in housing Canadians. In a unique experiment, a consortium of twenty-two authors, including scholars, housing advocates, and individuals directly involved in providing housing from across Canada, produced a study that reflects the richness of diverse views of the Canadian housing experience.
The contributors identify important considerations for evaluating the current and future housing situation, clarify housing research issues and priorities, and indicate emergent policy issues. The essays are divided into six sections: economic, demographic, and institutional factors underlying the postwar demand for housing; principal aspects of the supply side of housing, including housing finance, technology, and regulation; housing-stock growth and changes in housing quality; the balance of supply and demand in terms of adequacy, suitability, and affordability; the changing settlement environment; and lessons, challenges, and issues for the future. The book also contains valuable summaries of housing policy initiatives undertaken between 1945 and 1986.An essential reference document on urban housing and city development in the postwar period in Canada, House, Home, and Community will be valuable to academics, planners, professionals, and students with interests related to housing.

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One of two studies commissioned by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Scholars and housing activists benchmark the evolution of housing in Canada since the end of World War II, consider the current and future housing situation, identify research issues and priorities, and project public policy issues likely to emerge over the mid to long term. The other study examines the housing industry. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, Ă1993
ISBN: 9780773563926
077356392X
9780773509955
077350995X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (454 pages) : illustrations

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