Search for dissertations about: "Housing maintenance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Housing maintenance.

  1. 1. Property Maintenance : Concepts and determinants

    Author : Henry Muyingo; Hans Lind; Göran Lindahl; KTH; []
    Keywords : Housing maintenance; property management; real estate; housing companies;

    Abstract : Introduction Strategic property management aims at balancing the question of how the needed space is to be secured, maintained, increased or disposed of in a cost effective manner under a mixture of decisions and actions. In recent years, the interest in building maintenance has increased as more and more of the housing stock built after the Second World War is in need of major renovation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Housing Decay and Maintenance : The Case of Public Housing in Tanzania

    Author : Felician Komu; Stellan Lundström; Marja Elsinga; KTH; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Landscape architecture; Landskapsarkitektur; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : The dominant discourse in Tanzania is that home ownership is the most sustainable strategy towards solving housing problem. As a result, housing policy orientation has been towards promotion of home ownership through a land-housing linkage strategy that manifests in improvement of access to identified categories of people usually classified on resources constrained criterion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Property management and maintenance in the multifamily housing sector in Sweden

    Author : Henry Muyingo; Hans Lind; Stefan Olander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Property management; housing maintenance; tenant-owner; cooperative housing; maintenance planning; incentives; bostadsrätt; fastighetsförvaltning; fastighetsunderhåll; underhållsplanering; incitament; bostadsrättsförening; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Several studies and government reports have indicated that a large number of apartments in Sweden built during the 1960s and 1970s require extensive refurbishment and that there is concern that some companies in the rental housing sector and in the tenant-owner cooperative (TOC) sector may have difficulties carrying out the needed activities. The overall purpose of the thesis is to increase the understanding of the factors that influence the decisions made within the multi­ faceted property management of multifamily housing in Sweden which would mitigate some of the shortcomings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maintenance, renovation and energy efficiency in the Swedish multi-family housing market

    Author : Abolfazl Sousanabadi Farahani; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; renovation; maintenance; energy efficiency; multifamily buildings;

    Abstract : Summary Residential buildings accounted for almost a quarter of the total energy use in Europe in 2013. Considering its significant share, energy efficiency in the residential sector has been a crucial part of the European Union plan in achieving the energy and climate objectives of 2050. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organizational and economic aspects of housing management in deprived areas

    Author : Gunnar Blomé; Hans Lind; Christine Whitehead; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; large housing estates; deprived areas; housing policies; economic valuation and local management organisation models; Large housing estates; economic valuation; local management organisation models;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of five papers with different objectives. The overall objective is to improve knowledge of effective policies regarding socially deprived large housing estates. All studies deal with the real estate context from a housing company decision-making perspective. READ MORE