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Housing problems and policies in Edinburgh

Cliff Hague

Housing problems and policies in Edinburgh

by Cliff Hague

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Published by Open University in [Milton Keynes] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[prepared for the Open University Making Sense of Society Course Team].
SeriesSocial sciences: a foundation course: making sense of society; summer school notes, D101
ContributionsOpen University. Making Sense of Society Course Team.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13660759M

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POST-WAR HOUSING ISSUES 5 1. INTRODUCTION From the early 19th century through to the midth century Scotland's towns and cities grew. But most people had to endure appalling standards of housing. Overcrowding and poor sanitation provisions File Size: KB. Every council house advertised in Edinburgh gets, on average, applicants.

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Housing policies for Scotland: challenges and changes Downloads Major changes in tenure over the last 25 years mean that two out of three people in Scotland are home-owners and half of social housing is provided by independent non-profit organisations.

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in the cities of the eastern seaboard and in the larger Midwestern cities. A leading cause was the heavy immigration from Europe that began in the middle.

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