Asset Management in the Social Rented Sector: Policy and by Vincent Gruis, Nico Nieboer

By Vincent Gruis, Nico Nieboer

The concept to begin a world research into asset administration within the social rented region used to be brought on by way of advancements that we saw in our personal country—the Netherlands. through the nineties, the Dutch executive lowered its legislation in addition to its ?nancial help of social landlords. F- thermore, the marketplace percentage of social rented housing was once less than risk because of theboomingeconomyandagrowingpreferenceforowner-occupation. those advancements result in a common curiosity between Dutch social landlords within the version of extra specialist, business-like ways in the direction of the administration in their housing inventory. on the grounds that related advancements had taken position in different nations in addition, we felt it'd be attention-grabbing to work out if those developmentshadasimilarimpactonthesociallandlords,andifthereare- portunitiesforinternationalexchangeofexperiences. However,aliterature- view fast printed us that little have been released approximately this topic—most comparative housing learn being desirous about nationwide housing regulations and structures, usually put within the wider context of the research of welfare regimes. So we had innovations. The ?rst used to be to behavior an research into the asset administration in quite a few nations ourselves. this may have intended loads of great travels, but additionally loads of time, funds and the danger of now not having the ability to paint a competent photograph due to our unawareness of speci?c features of the social housing procedure, coverage and landlords in different countries.

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Lugger, 1994) It was a Nazi-German law that drew together the principles of non-profit housing in one legal act. In the year 1978 a new Austrian act for this sector was established in which the main principles of non-profit housing are defined (which does not mean that all regulations are to be found in that act; the exemption from corporation tax for example is laid down in the corporation tax act) (Holoubek, 1994). 3 for details). Some of the most prominent developments within housing regulations during recent years were: – liberalisation of (rent) regulations in private housing; – a variety of amendments in the Limited-Profit Housing Act with no general trend—the introduction of new restrictions was combined with some deregulation; – a shift in the responsibility (not in funding) for housing promotion from the state to the federal provinces.

Htm DHCS (2002), Appendix G. South Australia with its larger stock has much higher income limits. 12 In New South Wales, clients must accept the first allocation. 3 27 Sales From 1956–1972 under conservative governments, significant proportions of the better-quality and better-located stock were sold off to sitting tenants at a discount (Hayward, 1996). Since that time, the CSHA rule has been that property must be sold at market value. Sales to tenants are supported, at market value less the value of any improvements made by the tenants, and are exempt from stamp duty.

G. women, disabled, aged, students, particular local government areas etc). htm DHCS (2002), Appendix G. South Australia with its larger stock has much higher income limits. 12 In New South Wales, clients must accept the first allocation. 3 27 Sales From 1956–1972 under conservative governments, significant proportions of the better-quality and better-located stock were sold off to sitting tenants at a discount (Hayward, 1996). Since that time, the CSHA rule has been that property must be sold at market value.

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