Search for dissertations about: "affordable housing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words affordable housing.

  1. 1. Institutional Prerequisites for Housing Development : A comparative study of Germany and Sweden

    Author : Anna Granath Hansson; Hans Lind; Jenny Paulsson; Alexandra Weitkamp; KTH; []
    Keywords : housing; housing development; affordable housing; housing shortage; housing supply; urban planning; inclusionary zoning; Real Estate and Construction Management; Fastigheter och byggande;

    Abstract : The housing shortage in Swedish growth regions has been heatedly debated for a number of years. Extensive reform proposals have been made by market actors and academics. The former center–right government in power until 2014 emphasized reform of the urban planning process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Institutional prerequisites for affordable housing development : A comparative study of Germany and Sweden

    Author : Anna Granath Hansson; Thomas Kalbro; Alexandra Weitkamp; KTH; []
    Keywords : affordable housing; housing policy; urban planning; building law; institutional change; Real Estate and Construction Management; Fastigheter och byggande;

    Abstract : This thesis was written against the background of intense public debate on increasing housing shortages and housing policy reform in Germany and Sweden. Potential reforms to increase housing development volumes, especially in the affordable segment, are analysed using theories of institutional change with focus on urban planning, building law and housing policy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Formal and Informal Practices for Affordable Urban housing : Case study: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Author : Medard Zephyrin Mushumbusi; Inga Britt Werner; Volker Kreibich; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis attempts to ascertain the magnitude of the urban housingproblem in Tanzania and endeavours to evaluate the strategies that thegovernment has been employing to address this problem. Informal andformal practices in urban housing are compared. READ MORE

  4. 4. HOUSING THE URBAN POOR: AN INTEGRATED GOVERNANCE PERSPECTIVE : The Case of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Author : Kh. Md. Nahiduzzaman; Göran Cars; Tigran Haas; Alfredo Brillembourg; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Housing affordability; tenure security; social business; partnership; deliberative dialogue; cooperative business; informality; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur;

    Abstract : It is claimed that low-income people in Dhaka city do not have the financial ability to enjoy adecent housing environment. There is a clear lack of knowledge on how low-income people,drawing upon both their available income together and support from formal financial institutions,would be able to afford housing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Extensive green roofs in Porto Alegre, Brazil : Effect on indoor thermal comfort in residential buildings

    Author : Lisandra Fachinello Krebs; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architecture; Computer simulations; Extensive green roofs; Housing projects; Indoor thermal comfort; Leaf area index; Microclimate; Social housing; Sustainability; Thermal comfort;

    Abstract : Brazil had a significant quantitative housing deficit of 7.7 million residences in 2015, especially in low-income housing. Traditionally, these projects have low levels of thermal insulation which can result in discomfort caused by warmth or cold. The residential sector is responsible for a significant part of the energy use in Brazil. READ MORE