Search for dissertations about: "cooperative housing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words cooperative housing.

  1. 1. Essays on risk and housing

    Author : Han-Suck Song; Hans Lind; Peter Englund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing risks; risk management; strategic alliances; housing construction; low-income housing; real options; tenure choice; rent regulation; housing cooperative conversion; price index; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Econometrics; Ekonometri; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : There is a series of different types of risk on the housing market and related industries.  The six papers in this doctoral dissertation are about a number of the many dimensions of risk management on the housing market. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The Common Good in Common Goods - The Decommodification of Fundamental Resources through Law

    Author : Saki Bailey; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; commons; common goods; shareable goods; legal theory; social theory; socio-legal theory; property theory; critical legal theory; critical approaches to law; post-capitalist approaches to law; post-marxist approaches to law; post-liberal approaches to law; legal foundations of the market; embedding the market; strategic decommodification; decommodification; democratization of the economy; equitable access to resources; social property relations; housing policy; housing law; third-sector housing; shared limited equity; community land trusts; housing cooperatives; baugruppen; bostadsrätt; resource specific analysis; economic analysis of resources; neoliberalism.;

    Abstract : This dissertation is divided into three parts. Part I analyzes the Commons as a post-capitalist strategy accomplished through law by developing an alternative social theory of the market as a social institution. 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. Environmental Research as a Tool for Change : Theoretical and methodological implications from two case studies producing knowledge for environmentally sustainable housing

    Author : Susanna Elfors; Örjan Svane; Per G. Berg; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Action Research; housing; environmental sustainability; Situation of Opportunity; Tragedy of the Commons; Settlement studies; Bebyggelseforskning;

    Abstract : The theme of this thesis is environmental research as a tool for change. In the first part of the thesis a “Situation of Opportunity” is studied, i.e. a situation when the opportunities to reduce negative environmental impacts are larger than usual. READ MORE