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"" The book of abstracts from the July 2004 conference of the European Network
of Housing Research (ENHR) in Cambridge is now available.
Click here for PDF (800KB).
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Organizers of the Toronto ISA conference have sent enough copies of the published book of abstracts for distribution to delegates attending the July 2 to 6 ENHR conference in Cambridge.
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Delegates, Abstracts, Papers

This page provides information on the researchers who submitted and presented papers at the conference.

The researchers are listed below in alphabetically order (by primary author). Following their contact information, the abstract and the full paper (if it was submitted) are provided as PDFs.


Book of Abstracts

A book was published by CUCS Press containing the abstracts of the papers received and approved as of one month prior to the conference. ISBN 0-7727-1434-7

The 290 page book is organized into 14 themes and has an author, keyword and country index.

The box below contains the PDFs of the index and each of the book chapters.


Conference Abstracts Organized by Themes

A book with the abstracts (as of May 23) has been published for distribution at the conference.

The following are PDFs of each chapter of the book (one theme per chapter). The author, country and keyword/subject indexes provide page numbers for locating abstracts. Each of the themes listed below indicates the page numbers that are in that PDF -- as a means of finding the abstract.

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Introduction to the Book of Abstracts
Author Index
Country Index
Keyword and Subject Index
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Themes

  1. Discrimination, Social Exclusion, Social Integration / pages 3 to 20
  2. Homelessness: Realities, Options, Action / 21 to 38
  3. House, Health, Environment / 39 to 49
  4. Housing and Aging / 50 to 59
  5. Housing Design, User Needs, Adaptations / 60 to 80
  6. Housing Markets, Housing Finance and Supply / 81 to 90
  7. Housing Need: Changing Households, Poverty, Policy / 91 to 121
  8. Housing Policy, Social Housing Programs, Management / 122 to 145
  9. Housing Provision: Homeownership and Affordable Housing / 146 to 160
  10. Neighbourhoods: Sustainable Communities, Revitalization, Empowerment /161 to 187
  11. Neoliberal Housing Policy and Housing Systems in Transition / 188 to 203
  12. Residential Differentiation, Mobility and Satisfaction / 204 to 220
  13. The Struggle for Survival: Informal Settlements, Urban Upgrading, Secure Tenure / 221 to 248
  14. Urban Governance, Civil Society and Innovation / 249 to 275

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Delegates, Abstracts, Papers, Contact Information


Arranged alphabetically by last name of first/main author.

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Housing Environment and the Physical Well-Being of Students in the Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
Asiyanbola Abidemi
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria
siyraimi@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Homelessness in America: Present Realities,
Future Challenges

Ragaei S. Abdelfattah
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.
ragaeis@vt.edu     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

State, Civil Society, and the Struggle for Shelter of the Urban Poor in Mumbai
Sanchayeeta Adhikari and Kushal Deb
Indian Institute of Technology, India
sadhikari@iitb.ac.in.     For abstract, click here.

Role of Urban Re-Habitation for Old Residential Areas in Affordability of Housing: Key Issues for Egypt and Other Developing Countries
A.A. Afify
Helwan University, Egypt
aym_afify@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.

Inadequacy and unaffordability of housing among “Gujjar” migrants in the Punjab State of India: A sociological perspective
B.K . Aggarwal, A. K. Gupta and Balbir Kumar
Punjab Agricultural University, India
drbkaggarwal @ yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

A path towards citizens' participation in urban management: Lessons learned from an Albanian NGO (The case of Municipality of Kamza, Tirana-Albania)
Besnik Aliaj, Flamur Kuci and Claudio Jr. Aciloy
Co-PLAN Institute for Habitat Development, Albania
besnik_aliaj@co-plan.org     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Fables of the Reconstruction: Inner-urban Regeneration, City Centre Living, and the Reinvention of Urban Space
Chris Allen and Sarah Blandy
Sheffield Hallam University, U.K.
c.allen@shu.ac.uk     s.blandy@shu.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Sustainable houses between past and present
Maha S. Al-Zubaidi
Ajman University of Science & Technology, United Arab Emirates
mahazubaidi@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Social change in a Canadian prairie inner city: Influences of housing interventions and market dynamics
Ayoka Anderson, Ian Skelton and James Platt
University of Manitoba, Canada
iskelton@umanitoba.ca     For abstract, click here.

Urban neighbourhood revitalization: Philadelphia's Neighborhood Transformation Initiative (NTI)
Stev Andis
Toronto, Canada
stev@balancedenvironments.com     For abstract, click here.

Housing in Nigeria
Aniekpon Victor Anietie
Ava Global Concept, Nigeria
avaconsulting@consultant.com     For abstract, click here.

Conceptualizing exits and returns to homelessness:
A multidimensional model of factors associated with episodic homelessness

Uzo Anucha
University of Windsor, Canada
anucha@uwindsor.ca     For abstract, click here.

Measuring the accessibility of services and facilities for residents of public housing in Montréal
Philippe Apparicio and Anne-Marie Séguin
Institut national de la recherche scientifique
INRS Urbanisation Culture et Société, Canada

philippe_apparicio@inrs-ucs.uquebec.ca
anne-marie.seguin@inrs-ucs.uquebec.ca     For abstract, click here.

Affordable Housing in France: Fifty Years of
Permanent Crisis?

Denise Arbonville
Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques, France
arbonvil@ined.fr     For abstract, click here.

State versus civil society: An approach to affordable housing in Egypt
Hisham Aref
Cairo University, Egypt
hishamaref@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.

Liberalization and housing policy reform in Ghana: Implications for affordable housing and national economic development
Godwin Arku
McMaster University, Canada
arkug@mcmaster.ca     For abstract, click here.

Variations in Homeownership in African cities
Ben C. Arimah
University of the West Indies, Jamaica
benedict.arimah@uwimona.edu.jm     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Social Mix and Residential Area Outcomes: Using Systematic Research Strategies to Assess the Value of a Contemporary Housing “Factoid”
Rowland Atkinson
University of Glasgow, U.K.
R.Atkinson@socsci.gla.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.

Identifying different subgroups within the homeless population: implications for housing policy and programs
Tim Aubry, Daniel Coulombe and Lara Mills
University of Ottawa
Fran Klodawsky
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and Pauline Jewett Institute of Women's Studies, Canada
taubry@uottawa.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Recent urban housing change in Iran: A case study of Rasht, Guilan Province
Nooreddin Azimi
University of Guilan, Iran
azimi@guilan.ac.ir     For abstract, click here.


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Developing the New Zealand Housing Strategy
Blair Badcock
Housing New Zealand Corporation, New Zealand
blair.badcock@hnzc.co.nz     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Two strategies of affordable housing for low-income families in Nanjing, China
Li Bao
Southeast University, China
baoli@seu.edu.cn     For abstract, click here.

Impact of tenure and infrastructure programs on housing conditions: The case of urban slums in India
Banashree Banerjee
Independent Consultant, India
banashree@mantraonline.com     For abstract, click here.

The Informal Real Estate Market in Favelas and the Process of Structuring the City
Nelson Baltrusis
Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
nelsonb@ajato.com.brl     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Charities and the Mentally Vulnerable in England and Wales: Housing Problems
Warren Barr
University of Liverpool, U.K.
wbarr@liverpool.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.

Housing in Atlantic Canada: The poverty factor
Elizabeth Beaton
University College of Cape Breton, Canada
For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

A model for creating home and community for those with a serious mental illness
Eleanor Beattie, Raymonde Hachey and Audrey Bean
L’Abri en Ville, Canada
labri@cam.org     For abstract, click here.

Will young professionals “return” to the centre in Latin American cities? The residential aspirations of professional households of Puebla, Mexico
Hélène Bélanger
INRS-Urbanisation, Culture et Société, Canada
helene_belanger@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Innovations in the Urban Environment and Social Disparities in Latin America: The Shift from Technical to Social Issues as the True Challenge of Change
Jean-Claude Bolay
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
jean-claude.bolay@epfl.ch     For abstract, click here.

Cracks in development: Preliminary observations on second-wave gentrification in Sydney
Michael Bounds
University of Western Sydney, Australia
m.bounds@uws.edu.au     For abstract, click here.

Resource-Efficient Wood Framing Technology
James Scott Brew
LHB Inc., Duluth, U.S.
James.Brew@LHBcorp.com     For abstract, click here.

Traps and stepping stones: Neighbourhood dynamics and family well-being
Xavier de Souza Briggs
Harvard University, U.S.
xavier_briggs@harvard.edu     For abstract, click here.

Shared responsibility: Building sustainable communities in Winnipeg's inner city
Jason Brown, Nancy Higgitt, Susan Wingert
University of Manitoba
Larry Morrissette
North End Housing Project Inc., Canada
jason_brown@umanitoba.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Understanding families in affordable rental units
Marilyn J. Bruin
University of Minnesota, USA
mbruin@umn.edu     For abstract, click here.

Housing as a determinant of population health
Toba Bryant and Dennis Raphael
York University Centre for Health Studies, Canada
tbryant@yorku.ca     For abstract, click here.
For PowerPoint presentation, click here

Scale effects and public policy: Regional analyses in Ontario
Michael Buzzelli
University of British Columbia, Canada
buzzelli@geog.ubc.ca     For abstract, click here.


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Land for the Urban Poor in Post-War Angola: Socio-Economic Exclusion - land, credit and basic services
Allan Cain
Development Workshop, Angola
For abstract, click here.

User-Controlled Updating of Existing Housing:
A Prime Way to Satisfactory Affordable Housing

Naomi Carmon
Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Carmon@tx.technion.ac.il    For abstract, click here.

Today’s Private-home Design and the Current Metropolitan Living Habits in Brazil
Erica Negreiros de Camargo
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
encamargo@uol.com.br     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Parking strategies for affordable housing: An efficient and equitable approach
Jeffrey Cantos
University of Toronto, Canada
jj.cantos@utoronto.ca     For abstract, click here.

The informally built space as a means to achieve life chances
Ana Cláudia Cardoso
Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil
cardoso@ufpa.br     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Affordable housing finance: What works and why? A study of finance innovations in the United States
Gabriella Y. Carolini
Columbia University, U.S.
gyc4@columbia.edu     For abstract, click here.

Scanning gender in the Chilean neo-liberal social housing policy (SHP): from an apparent paradox to a real opportunity
Pia Carrasco
Institut Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique, Urbanisation, Culture et Société (INRS-UCS., Canada
pia.carrasco@sympatico.ca     For abstract, click here.

Developing sustainable homeownership programs for low-income households: A Canadian prairie city perspective
Tom Carter
University of Winnipeg, Canada
Tom Janzen
University of Toronto, Canada
t.carter@uwinnipeg.ca     For abstract, click here.

The welfare of neighbourhoods: The spatial distribution of the social assistance caseload and housing policy in Winnipeg
Tom Carter
University of Winnipeg, Canada
Tom Janzen
University of Toronto, Canada
t.carter@uwinnipeg.ca     For abstract, click here.

A Low Cost Housing System
Paulo Castilho
University of Brasília, Brazil
castilho@unb.br     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Gypsies Seen by Others: Social Proximity in Spaces of Ethnic Coexistence
Alexandra Castro et al.
Centro de Estudos Territoriais, Portugal
alexandra.i.castro@seg-social.pt     For abstract, click here.

POUSO Project, Rio de Janeiro
Tania Lima d´Albuquerque e Castro
Secretariat of Urbanism, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
tcastro.smu@pcrj.rj.gov.br     For abstract, click here.

Urban redevelopments after Third World neoliberalism falls apart: Differentiated post-crisis recraftings of place in Buenos Aires
Ryan Centner
University of California, Berkeley, USA
rcentner@berkeley.edu     For abstract, click here.

Liberalization and Housing Boom in India: Challenges, Opportunities and Constraints
P.G. Dhar Chakrabarti
Government of Jammu & Kashmir, India
dharc@nic.in     For abstract, click here.

Homeownership strategies: An integral part of neighbourhood revitalization
Suzanne Chantal and Martin E. Wexler
Direction de l'habitation, City of Montreal, Canada
mwexler@ville.montreal.qc.ca     For abstract, click here.

Understanding constraints of affordable housing supply for low-income single parent families in Taipei, Taiwan
Li-Chen Cheng
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
lccheng@ntu.edu.tw     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Take-Off Point in Appropriate Technology for the Homeless: Slum Upgrading for Rural Poor in Ibalavin, Asuh and Mbessa Communities of Cameroon
Tomukum Chia
Global Centre for Compliance, Hazards and Disaster Management, Cameroon
glocecohadim@justice.com     For abstract, click here.

Housing policies in Taiwan from authoritarian to democratic: possible effects of new housing policies
Yueh-Ching Chou
National Yang-Ming University
Yu-Yu Wang
National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
choucyc@ym.edu.tw     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Housing Tenure Preferences in the Post-privatization Period: The Case of Slovenia
Andreja Cirman
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
andreja.cirman@uni-lj.si     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Early Findings from a New Approach to Lenders’ Mortgage Insurance
Andrew Clapham and Roger Fitzgerald
Housing New Zealand Corporation, New Zealand
andrew.clapham@hnzc.co.nz     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Thinking about urban viaduct areas and their use as housing in Brazilian cities
Alfio Conti
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais & Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Brazil
alfioconti@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Culture, lifestyle and the meaning of a dwelling
Henny Coolen
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Ritsuko Ozaki
Imperial College London, U.K.
h.coolen@otb.tudelft.nl     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Housing and poor people: Livelihood strategies
in Cote d'Ivoire

Maria Teresa Cuonzo
University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
maritecuonzo@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.


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Housing policy retrenchment: Australia and Canada compared
Tony Dalton
RMIT University, Australia
tony.dalton@rmit.edu.au     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Jobs or Empowerment? The Impacts of Area-Based Initiatives on Social Integration
Jens S. Dangschat
Institute of Sociology for Spatial Planning and Architecture, Austria
jens.dangschat@tuwien.ac.at     For abstract, click here.
For PowerPoint presentation, click here

Dynamics of change: The state of the pastoral Fulbe nomads in Nigeria and housing provisions
Adedeji Daramola
Covenant University, Nigeria
sadaramola2000@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Black access to suburban housing in America's most racially segregated metropolitan area: Detroit
Joe T. Darden
Michigan State University, U.S.
jtdarden@msu.edu    For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Defining Construction Types as a Response to Passive Fire Protection Systems in Housing Design
Raden Darmono
Soegijapranata Catholic University, Indonesia
rd_drmn@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Challenges to innovative development: State-NGO dynamics of slum improvement in New Delhi, India
Ashok K. Das
University of California, U.S.A.
adas@ucla.edu     For abstract, click here.

Rebuilding a neighbourhood: Housing and comprehensive community development
Lawrence Deane
University of Manitoba, Canada
deane@cc.umanitoba.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The long dark hallway to affordably housing those in need: Snapshots from Winnipeg's rooming houses and SROs
Jino Distasio
University of Winnipeg, Canada
j.distasio@uwinnipeg.ca     For abstract, click here.

Local housing policies: Between the moral obligation of intervention and the structural constraints of the State action
Gérard Divay, Xavier Leloup and Anne-Marie Séguin
Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Canada
gerard_divay@inrs-ucs.uquebec.ca     For abstract, click here.

Ideological constructions of place: The conflict over Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
Cory Dobson
University of Calgary, Canada
cgdobson@ucalgary.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Spiting one's own nose: Sprawl and NIMBY
resistance to housing

D. Gregg Doyle
Cal Poly State University, U.S.
dgdoyle@calpoly.edu    For abstract, click here.

Issues of private residential governance in New Zealand
Ann Dupuis
Massey University, U.S.
Jenny Dixon
University of Auckland, New Zealand
A.Dupuis@massey.ac.nz     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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A comparison of affordable and adequate housing in one of Louisiana's poorest Parishes (counties) with nearby parishes
David A. Easley
Southeastern Louisiana University, U.S.A.
w0204226@selu-edu     For abstract, click here.

How has Canada's National Housing Initiative shaped community capacity building in two selected models in Toronto and St. John's?
Brenda M. Elias, Jon Harstone and Bruce Pearce
Caledon Hills Housing Company, Canada
bme@ca.inter.net     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Urbanization, housing and local initiatives
Tarek A. El-Sheikh
Urban Training and Studies Institute Housing and Building Research Centre
Hisham Aref
Cairo University, Egypt
tarek_sheikh@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Bridging the policy gap: Affordable Homeownership and Canadian affordable housing policy agenda
Peter R. Elson
Peter Elson Consulting, Canada
peter.elson@sympatico.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Evaluation of sustainable spatial development in the neighborhoods close to Istanbul City Centre
Nilgun Ergun and Reyhan Yigiter
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
ergunn@itu.edu.tr     For abstract, click here.

Malaysian Housing Policy: Prospects and Obstacles of National Vision 2020
Andrew C. Ezeanya
University of Malaya, Malaysia
dozie_dd@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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Gender perspectives in access to adequate housing in Nigeria
Bola Fajemirokun
Development Initiatives Network, Nigeria
dinlagos@yahoo.co.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Happy to move back? An assessment of social impact of neighbourhood redevelopment in inner city Beijing
Yiping Fang
University of Colorado, USA
yfang@colorado.edu     For abstract, click here.

Knock Knock! Women in the right to housing
Leilani Farha
CERA - Centre for Equality rights in Accommodation
(Toronto/Windsor), Canada

leilani@equalityrights.org     For abstract, click here.

Occupational lifestyle in an adult psychiatric foster home: Residents’ and caregivers’ perceptions
Amélie Felx, Raymonde Hachey
Montreal University
Myra Piat
McGill University. Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Adult
Ultraspecialized Services Division, Verdun., Canada

ameliefelx@yahoo.ca     For abstract, click here.

Confronting informal urban development in Brazil: A critical analysis of past and current policies and an assessment of a new experience
Edesio Fernandes
University of London, U.K.
Betania Alfonsin
Consultant, Brazil
edesiofernandes@compuserve.com     For abstract, click here.

Corporative participation in programs for the improvement of the built environment in favelas of Rio de Janeiro
Erico Freitas Ferreira da Costa and Luciana da Silva Andrade
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
costaerico@terra.com.br     For abstract, click here.

Neighbourhood change and new social divisions in the post-industrial city
Ray Forrest, Alex Marsh and Richard Webber
University of Bristol, U.K.
alex.marsh@bristol.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.

Housing Finance to Improve the Housing of Low-Income Families in Ecuador: The Example of the Housing Incentive System (SIV) in Ecuador
Daphne Frank
University of Darmstadt, Germany
daphnefrank@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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Dalits and housing: Segregation and social exclusion in India
Chakrapani Ghanta and R. Ambedkar
Open University, India
chakrapanighanta@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Distinguishing “House” from “Home”: Residential Satisfaction of Indian Bengalis and Bangladeshis in Toronto
Sutama Ghosh
York University, Canada
sutama@yorku.ca     For abstract, click here.

Is Age an Impediment to the Creation of Self-Directed Housing for the Elderly?
Dierdre Gibson
Gibson & Associates Limited, Canada
robert.reimers@sympatico.ca     For abstract, click here.

Deconcentrating Poverty through Public Housing Redevelopment in the U.S.: A National Study of the Impacts of HOPE VI
Edward Goetz
University of Minnesota, U.S.
egoetz@hhh.umn.edu     For abstract, click here.


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Housing supply and balanced growth in the Seoul Metropolitan Region
Seong-Kyu Ha
Chung-Ang University, Korea
ha1234@cau.ac.kr     For abstract, click here.

Explaining national origin differences in Toronto's homeownership rates: A closer look at the effect of ethnic clustering
Michael Haan
University of Toronto, Canada
mdhaan@chass.utoronto.ca     For abstract, click here.

Housing wealth of the Dutch elderly:
savings for old age?

Marietta E.A. Haffner
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
m.haffner@otb.tudelft.nl     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Abuses of unplanned urbanization in Pakistan
Syed Hamidullah and Staff of Pakistan Education Research Council
Government Postgraduate College, MARDAN, Pakistan
halludimah@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.

Regulatory guidelines for urban upgrading: a case study of Peshawar Municipal Corporation
Syed Hamidullah and Staff of Pakistan Education Research Council, Government Postgraduate College, MARDAN, Pakistan
halludimah@hotmail.com

The impact of HIV/AIDS on housing
Rodney Harber
South Africa
rodneyharber@mweb.co.za     For abstract, click here.

Difference, Ethnicity, Disability and Housing: Prospects for Theoretical Work and Comparative Research
Malcolm Harrison
University of Leeds, U.K.
M.L.Harrison@leeds.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The social organization of the building industry
Richard Harris
McMaster University, Canada
harrisr@mcmaster.ca     For abstract, click here.

Towards a sustainable housing environment: ecological landscape principles and practices in large housing estates of Guangzhou, China
Junyan He, Beisi Jia
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
jyhe@hkusua.hku.hk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Homeownership and migration in the Netherlands
Amanda C. Helderman, Maarten van Ham and Clara H. Mulder
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
a.c.helderman@uva.nl     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Responding To 'Low Demand and Unpopular Housing': The English and French Experience
Paul Hickman
Sheffield Hallam University, U.K.
p.g..hickman@shu.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

From street to shelter to home: A study of the redevelopment of Seaton House
Steve Hilditch
Hilditch Architect, Canada
steve@hilditch-architect.com     For abstract, click here.

Residential mobility of public and private tenants: Cohort approach and lifecycle analysis
Michael H.C. Ho
Hong Kong
drhcho@hkucc.hku.hk     For abstract, click here.

Social Production of Habitat: An Introduction to the Creation and Upgrading of Habitats in Latin America
Kate Hodal
United Nations Programme for Human Settlements, Brazil
hodal@habitat-lac.org     For abstract, click here.

Azerbaijan and issues of poverty and homelessness: Where is the solution?
Eyyub Huseynov
Independent Consumers Union, Azerbaijan
eyub@consumer.baku.az     For abstract, click here.


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Who will build for the low-income in Apo 'mechanic village' Abuja,Nigeria?
Nneka Uchenna Ifeka
University of Hull, UK
nnekamu1@yahoo.co.uk     For abstract, click here.


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Housing policy and problems: A case study of Tamil Nadu, India
D. Janaki
Institutional affiliation: Q.M.G.C. Chennai-2, India
djanaki@mailcity.com     For abstract, click here.

The beginning of the end of the Chilean housing model: Lessons to be learned from over 20 years of experience
Paola Jirón
Universidad de Chile, Chile
pjiron@uchile.cl    For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Rediscovering Vernacular Settlements
Seungkoo Jo
Tongmyong University of Information Technology, Korea
skjo@tit.ac.kr     For abstract, click here.

Development of design checklist for housing for the elderly
Seo-Ryeung Ju and You-Jin Cho
Kyung Hee University, Korea
jcl@KHU.ac.kr     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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Low-cost housing: The effects of design and buillding materials on user preferences
Felichism Kabo
University of Michigan, U.S.A.
fkabo@umich.edu     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

User participation and satisfaction: Social housing management alternatives in Passo Fundo, Brazil
Rosa Maria Locatelli Kalil
University of Passo Fundo, Brazil
kalil@upf.br     For abstract, click here.

Rural urban migration: The pressure on health
Njoroge Kamau
Ministry of Health, Kenya
jonseenjoroge@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Factors that Affect the Development of Self-Build Housing in Nairobi, Kenya
Peter Kamau
University of Tsukuba, Japan
kamaupk@sk.tsukuba.ac.jp     For abstract, click here.

The informal housing market in low-income settlements, Cape Town, South Africa
Aly H. Karam
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
karama@archplan.wits.ac.za     For abstract, click here.

Sustainable Communities: Helpful Planning
Concept or Chimera?

Ade Kearns
University of Glasgow, U.K.
A.J.Kearns@socsci.gla.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.

Advocacy and organizing for fair housing in the
suburban United States

W. Dennis Keating
Cleveland State University, U.S.
Mara S. Sidney
Rutgers University, U.S.
dennis@urban.csuohio.edu    For abstract, click here.

Professionalization of Residential Construction: Recent Initiatives
Mary Kenny
Atlantic Home Building and Renovation Sector Council, Canada
mkenny@ahbrsc.com     For abstract, click here.

Spectacle or speculating? Branding the city through residential redevelopment in Toronto
Leslie Kern
York University, Women’s Studies, Canada
lkern@yorku.ca     For abstract, click here.

Public Housing and Women's Participation
Nayeema Khatun
Ministry of Housing and Works, Bangladesh
nkn@bdonline.com    For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Social Modelling of Affordable Housing: Russia vs the Rest of the World
Constantine Kijanenko
State Vologda Technical University, Russia
const@mail.vstu.edu.ru     For abstract, click here.

Resident and caregiver responses to ECHO housing: The HUD demonstration program in the United States
C. Theodore Koebel, Julia O. Beamish, Karen Danielsen-Lang and Jeanette Steeves
Virginia Tech, USA
jbeamish@vt.edu     For abstract, click here.

Adequate and affordable housing for all:
Concepts and measurements

C. Theodore Koebel
Virginia Tech, USA
tkoebel@vt.edu     For abstract, click here.

Housing Damage on the Environment in the North Province of Caspian Sea
Armin Kousha
Azad University , Iran
armin_kousha@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.

Internal displacement : A study of homelessness in the City of Toronto
Danielle Koyama
Toronto Disaster Relief Committee
Peter Dunn
Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
dkoyama@sympatico.ca     For abstract, click here.

An appraisal of the government programs and policies for housing the rural poor in India
Sanjeev Kumar
Indian Institute of Technology, India
s.kumar@iitb.ac.in

Urban Crisis and State Intervention: a Preliminary Study about the Housing Committee of the Municipal Council of Shanghai
Chi-jeng Kuo
Taiwan University and Tunghai University, Taiwan
 For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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Design criteria for adequate and affordable housing towards current social, demographic and economic trends
Robin Laberge
Société d'habitation du Québec, Canada
robin.laberge@shq.gouv.qc.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Financing housing and urban redevelopment: A comparison of policy alternatives in Spain and the U.S.
Alven H. Lam
Shannon H. Sorzano

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S.
Alven_H_Lam@HUD.Gov     For abstract, click here.

State housing trust funds in the United States: A comparative study
Kristin Larsen
University of Florida, U.S.
klarsen@ufl.edu     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Saving Strathcona, saving homes: The untold story of ethnic minority women and grassroots hybrid cultural resistance to slum clearance in Vancouver
Jo-Anne Lee
University of Victoria, Canada
jalee@uvic.ca     For abstract, click here.

Housing options for elderly shelter users
Anna Lenk
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Luba Serge
Housing Consultant, Canada
alenk@cmhc.ca     For abstract, click here.

The Winnipeg housing and homelessness initiative: Is it as flexible and responsive as it claims?
Christopher Leo and Martine August
University of Winnipeg, Canada
christopher.leo@shaw.ca     For abstract, click here.

Urban planning and government housing policies: The Chicago Housing Authority's plan for transformation and neighbourhood revitalization
Bonnie Lindstrom
Northwestern University, U.S.
b-lindstrom@northwestern.edu     For abstract, click here.

Assessment of the Outcomes for
Habitat for Humanity Home Buyers

Jane Londerville
University of Guelph, Canada
jlonderv@uoguelph.ca     For abstract, click here.

Low-income communities: Facing the problems for adequate housing
Syed Loton
RADOL, Bangladesh.
radol@eplanetit.com     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

From social movement to human service: The organizational transition experience of Tsuei Ma Ma Housing and Community Service Association in Taiwan
Ping Yi, Lu and Rui Hua, Liao
Tusei Ma Ma Foundation for Housing and Community Service, Taiwan
x2246249@mail.tmm.org.tw     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

An institutional ethnography approach to housing studies
Paul Luken
State University of West Georgia
Suzanne Vaughan
Arizona State University West, USA
pluken@westga.edu     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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Improving access to adequate and affordable housing for the urban poor through an integrated approach
Michael Majale
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.
m.m.majale@ncl.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The Housing-Welfare State Relationship:
Still Wobbly After All These Years?

Peter Malpass
University of the West of England, U.K.
Peter.malpass@uwe.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Mera Ghar (My Home), Mera Niwas (My Place): An exploration of residential experiences among purpose-built housing and community-dwelling South Asian older adults
Atiya N. Mahmood and Habib Chaudhury
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Karen M. Kobayashi
University of Victoria, Canada
amahmood@sfu.ca    For abstract, click here.

Sociological dimensions of sanitation and health associated with housing in India
P.S. Malik and Saroj Malik
CCS Haryana Agricultural University, India
psmalik@hau.nic.in

Exclusivity or Social Integration? Gated Communities in the United Kingdom
Tony Manzi and Bill Smith-Bowers
University of Westminster, U.K.
W.J.SmithBowers@westminster.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Eco-citizens as key informers: Insights for sustainable lifestyles and
communities

Anne Marchand
University of Calgary, Canada
amarcha@ucalgary.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Homeless women in shelters and on the street: "Hidden homelessness" in Japan
Satomi Maruyama
Kyoto University, Japan
maru@socio.kyoto-u.ac.jp     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Setting up a universal housing service in Europe? Compared analysis: Roma, Barcelona, London, Lyon
Yann Maury
UMR CNRS, France
yann.maury@wanadoo.fr     For abstract, click here.

Supportive housing strategies for the mentally ill in Canada
Judith McKenzie
University of Guelph, Canada
judith@uoguelph.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Trellis Gardens: A case study of Toronto’s Let’s Build Program
Marybeth McTeague
Ryerson University, Canada
marybeth.mcteague@utoronto.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Exploring the changing housing conditions and household composition in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver CMA, 1981 to 2001
John Meligrana and Andrejs Skaburskis
Queen's University, Canada
jmeligra@post.queensu.ca     For abstract, click here.

Sustainable slum upgrading: Toward a more beneficiary-responsive approach
Balakrishna Menon
The World Bank, Indonesia
bmenonparameswar@worldbank.org     For abstract, click here.

Socioeconomic and demographic snapshots of housing affordability concerns: Renter households in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 1981-2001
Erin Mifflin and Keith Extance
City of Hamilton, Canada
emifflin@hamilton.ca, kextance@hamilton.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Integrated “grey-zones” in the city fabric: A study of transformation dynamics in Kolkata, India
Tapas Mitra and Sheuli Mitra
Siddaganga Institute of Technology, India
mitras@rediffmail.com     For abstract, click here.

Comparative housing systems: Favela boca do Mato (Brazil) and the suburb of Torvalla (Sweden)
Yngve A. Mohlin
Mid-Sweden University, Sweden
Ethel V. Kosminsky
UNESP-Marilia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Yngve.Mohlin@mh.se     For abstract, click here.

The Sociological Explanation of Housing Poverty and Abnormal Housing in Iran: Housing Policies for Low-Income and Vulnerable Groups
Dr.Reza Ali Mohseni
Azad University of Ghaemshahr, Iran
Mohsninet@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

The impact of withdrawing subsidies for new rental housing: Projections for Toronto and the rest of Ontario
Diana Ka-yan Mok
McGill University
Andrejs Skaburskis
Queen's University, Canada
mok@geog.mcgill.ca     For abstract, click here.

Planning for housing demand in the U.K.:
Just a question of space?

Jill Morgan and Mark Stallworthy
University of East Anglia, U.K.
j.morgan@uea.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Building housing through social networks: New Colombians in Toronto
Abigail Moriah, Luz Rodriguez, and Luisa Sotomayor
University of Toronto, Canada
luz.rodriguez@utoronto.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The impact of increasing enrolments in Canadian post-secondary education on student housing: A case study
Kathy Mortimer
University of Toronto, Canada
kmortimer@sympatico.ca     For abstract, click here.
For PowerPoint presentation, click here

Towards Non-Polarized Residential Development in Botswana's Urban Areas
A.C. Mosha
University of Botswana, Botswana
moshaac@mopipi.ub.bw     For abstract, click here.

The low-income housing dilemma in developing countries: Tracing the socially constructed nature of key themes
Dumiso Moyo
University of Dundee, U.K.
dumisom@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Crossing the highway: Barriers to inclusionary zoning in Austin, Texas
Elizabeth J. Mueller
University of Texas at Austin, USA
ejmueller@mail.utexas.edu     For abstract, click here.
For PowerPoint presentation, click here

The state and civil society in urban regeneration: Negotiating sustainable participation in Belfast and Dublin
Jenny Muir
University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Jenny.Muir@ucd.ie     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

California's colonias: An assessment
Vinit Mukhija
UCLA, U.S.A.
Vmukhija@ucla.edu     For abstract, click here.


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The development of the public and private support for homeless people in Japan after the 1990s: Focus on housing support
Akiko Nakajima, Rebecca Tanaka
Wayo Women's University
Michiko Bando
National Institute of Public Health
Hajime Osaki
Takumiya Architects, Ltd. Ld., Japan
anakajima@wayo.ac.jp     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Right to Shelter: Bangladesh
Rasheda Nawaz
Urban Habitat, Bangladesh
uhl@aitlbd.net     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Displacing gentrification in Toronto: White middle-class identity and lofts
Zoë Newman
University of Toronto, Canada
znewman@oise.utoronto.ca     For abstract, click here.

Urban housing rehabilitation and partnerships:
Tirana case study

Florian Nepravishta
Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania
f-nepravishta@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The homeless people of Kenya
Haron Njiru
HEADS Alliance, Kenya
hndwiga@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

A proposed choice model for the delivery of mass custom homes
Masa Noguchi
McGill University, Canada
masayoshi.noguchi@mail.mcgill.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Community housing: Space and design issues
Farina Noorani
ARCH PRESS, Karachi, Pakistan
farinanoorani@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

The Urban Informal Sector and Environmental Health Policy in Nigeria
Geoffrey I. Nwaka
Abia State University, Nigeria
geoffreynwaka@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.


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Nairobi's Mathare Valley informal housing upgrading: Factors that continue to hinder these efforts
Crispino C. Ochieng
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology., Kenya
cochieng@hotmail.com     For abstract, click here.

Squatter Settlements and the Trajectories of Social Exclusion in Eritrea: The Case Study of Asmara
Petros Ogbazghi
University of Tilburg, Netherlands
petersoba@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Does childhood lead poisoning due to housing exist in Canada? A closer look at a high-risk community
Kelly O'Grady
Lead Environmental Awareness and Detection L.E.A.D., Canada
For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The deliberation of the particularity of the housing and welfare on the homeless issue in Japan
Yoshihiro Okamoto
Chukyo University
Kazuo Hayakawa
Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science
Sadahisa Noguchi
Nihon Fukushi University, Japan
yokamoto@mecl.chukyo-u.ac.jp     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Socio-Political Imperatives of Land Invasion and Eviction: Revisiting the Bredell Case, Johannesburg, South Africa
Olusola Olufemi
Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland
solaoluf@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

A study of the rights of tenants in rental
housing in Nigeria

Olawuni, P.O. and Olayiwola L.M.
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
olapeter1@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Social or racial discrimination? The growth of favelas, irregular lots, and public housing in Rio de Janeiro
Ney dos Santos Oliveira
City University of New York, USA
neyoliveira@hotmail.com

Conceptual and Theoretical Developments in Self-Help Housing: A Case for Housing Networks Analysis
Alfred Omenya
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
aomenya2002@yahoo.co.uk     For abstract, click here.

Housing Disasters Management in Third World Megacities: The Case of Lagos, Nigeria
Samuel Iyiola Oni
University of Lagos, Nigeria
iyiolaoni@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

The Emerging Formal and Informal Land Markets in Southern Nigeria: A Case Study of Port Harcourt
Yomi Oruwari
Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria
yomioruwari@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Community space and its impact on social interaction in living districts: Case studies in Guangzhou, China
Yingqing Ou, Beisi Jia and Stephen S Y Lau
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
yingqing@hkusua.hku.hk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Affordable housing provision through
implicit land taxation?

Michael Oxley
Nottingham Trent University, U.K.
michael.oxley@ntu.ac.uk      For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.
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Urban land legislations in developing countries:
An assessment

Anirban Pal
University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
pal@colorado.edu     For abstract, click here.

Homeless women’s testimony as a tool for self-recovery and political action
Emily K. Paradis
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, (OISE/UT), Canada
ekparadis@sympatico.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Residential segregation and inequality at nine feet below sea level: The distribution of despair by ethnicity and class in New Orleans, Louisiana
F. Dale Parent and Bonnie L. Lewis
Southeastern Louisiana University, USA
dparent@selu.edu blewis@selu.edu     For abstract, click here.

Eating and sociability: Research in kitchen design for small-scale housing
Kathleen Parrott, Julia Beamish and JoAnn Emmel
Virginia Tech, USA
homes@vt.edu     For abstract, click here.

From extortion to affordability: The evolution of residential building standards in Canada
Jay Parsons
McMaster University, Canada
jiparsons@sympatico.ca     For abstract, click here.

The City of Extremes: Socio-Spatial Inequalities
in São Paulo

Suzana Pasternak
University of São Paulo, Brazil
suzanapasternak@uol.com.br     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Stock transfer and the transformation of British social housing
Hal Pawson
Heriot-Watt University, U.K.
h.pawson@sbe.hw.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.      For presentation, click here

Home away from home: The primary/second-home relationship
Harvey C. Perkins
Lincoln University
David C. Thorns
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
perkins@lincoln.ac.nz     For abstract, click here.

A regional housing assessment: Trends Affecting Housing in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut Metropolitan Region
Alexis F. Perrotta
Regional Plan Association, U.S.
alexis@rpa.org     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Strategic planning and development control in Australia: Implications for housing affordability
Hans Pieters
Department of Human Services, Australia
hans.pieters@dhs.sa.gov.au     For abstract, click here.

Trends in Citizen Participation in American and British Social Housing
Marion Britton, North Somerset Council, & William Peterman
Chicago State University, U.K./U.S.
marion.britton@n-somerset.gov.uk / w-peterman@csu.edu
For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Housing Futures: Informed Public Opinion
Stephen Platt
Cambridge Architectural Research Ltd., U.K.
steve@carltd.com

An International comparison of housing need indicators
Steve Pomeroy, Tony Dalton, Michael Stegman, and Steve Wilcox
Focus Consulting Inc, Canada
spomeroy@rogers.com     For abstract, click here.

Dutch Housing Allowance: Social Housing at Risk
Hugo Priemus
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
h.priemus@tbm.tudelft.nl     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Innovations in housing: Defining process and opportunities in social mass housing
developments of Cyprus

Hýfsiye Pulhan
Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus, Turkey
hifsiye.pulhan@emu.edu.tr

An exploration of adequate and affordable housing in Louisiana
Sue Pujol, Margaret E. Messer and F. Dale Parent
Southeastern Louisiana University, U.S.A.
istu9368@selu.edu


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Breaking the Vicious Circle: Inclusion of the Homeless in Semarang, Indonesia
Tjahjono Rahardjo
Soegijapranata Catholic University, Indonesia
trahardjo@unika.ac.id     For abstract, click here.

Land for housing in African cities: Do informal delivery systems provide land for the poor?
Carole Rakodi
University of Birmingham, U.K.
c.rakodi@bham.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.

The suburbanization of social disadvantage in
Australian cities

Bill Randolph
University of Western Sydney, Australia
b.randolph@uws.edu.au     For abstract, click here.

The dream denied: Examining the benefits of homeownership for low-income families
Carolina Katz Reid
University of Washington, U.S.A.
cmkatz@u.washington.edu     For abstract, click here.

Social networks and Finnish wooden towns:
Grounds for good neighbourhoods

Kalle Reinikainen and Risto Suikkari
University of Oulu, Finland
kalle.reinikainen@oulu.fi
risto.suikkari@oulu.fi     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

“Gentrifiers” or “affordable housing” consumers? Living alone and owning one's home in the inner city: The case of Montréal, Canada
Damaris Rose
INRS-Urbanisation, Culture et Société, Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Canada
damaris_rose@inrs-ucs.uquebec.ca     For abstract, click here.
For conference presentation, click here.

Affordable housing case study: A study of the redevelopment of 30 St. Lawrence Street
Charles Rosenberg
Hilditch Architect, Canada
charles@hilditch-architect.com     For abstract, click here.

City Compactness Tendencies and Gentrification Effect in Japanese Cities Context
Muhammad Sani Roychansyah, Takashi Omi, Koichi Ishizaka
Tohoku University, Japan
sani@hjogi.pln.archi.tohoku.ac.jp

Relocation Projects for Ghetto Neighbourhoods. Housing Practices Underlying Stereotypical Discourses
Cosima Rughinis
Bucharest University, Romania
cosima@cs.pub.ro     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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Pseudo housing projects for the poor: Urban renewal programs through development plan modifications in the example of Altindað District of Ankara
Savas Zafer Sahin
The Greater Municipality of Ankara, Turkey
zafer.sa@tnn.net     For abstract, click here.

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
and Housing Investment

Sadegh Salehi
Mazandaran University, Iran
sadeghsa@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Informal housing in urban situations in developing countries: A case
study of New Delhi

Vijay K.Saluja
New Delhi Municipal Council, India

Housing: An Important Issue for the Homeless
Shri Sarangadhar Samal
n/a, India
saranga@sancharnet.in     For abstract, click here.

Obvious needs and hidden means: Access to formal housing finance for low-income groups in Ghana
Kwadwo Ohene Sarfoh
Institute for Local Government Studies, Ghana
ko.sarfoh.ihsa&a@ilgs.org     For abstract, click here

CDC Housing in New York City: An analysis of the low income housing tax credit portfolio
Alex Schwartz
New School University, USA
Schwartz@newschool.edu

Modern residential housing in United Arab Emirates
Gehan M. Selim
United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
gehanselim1@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

Public Private Partnership for Housing Delivery in Kolkata: A commentary
Urmi Sengupta
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K.
For abstract, click here.     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Aging and Housing Needs in an Iranian Urban Setting
Mahmoud Sharepour
University of Mazandaran, Iran
sharepour@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

A sociological assessment of housing conditions in Tehran with a focus on youth: Profiles and challenges
Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi
Al-Zahra University, Iran
mtshykhi@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.

"Housing lessons" as a tool for public participation
Yelena Shomina
State University, Russia
yeshm@online.ru     For abstract, click here.

Tenancy Databases, Professional Practices and Housing Access among Low-Income Tenants in the Private Rental Sector in Australia
Patricia M. Short, John Minnery, Martin O'Flaherty and Andrew Peake
The University of Queensland, Australia
Elspeth Mead
Queensland Department of Housing, Australia
t.short@uq.edu.au     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Paradigm shift: Improving future slums policies in developing countries using prediction
Remy Sietchiping
The University of the West Indies, Jamaica
remy.sietchiping@uwimona.edu.jm     For abstract, click here.

Social housing programs for the ruralities: A case of the Indian Punjab
Harnek Singh, M.K. Sidhu and M.K. Dhillon
Punjab Agricultural University, India
drharneksingh@yahoo.com     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The efficacy of filtering in Canada
Andrejs Skaburskis
Queen's University, Canada
skabursk@post.queensu.ca     For abstract, click here.

Planned social mix in a working class neighborhood in Amsterdam and local resistance
Peer Smets
Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands.
pgsm.smets@fsw.vu.nl     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Affordable housing for different income groups in working class neighbourhoods in Amsterdam: Social mix or segregation?
Peer Smets
Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands
pgsm.smets@fsw.vu.nl

Research— what is it good for? Absolutely nothing (or so it seems in Chicago, anyway)
Janet L. Smith
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
janets@uic.edu     For abstract, click here.

The Importance of definitions in housing policies: Absolute versus relative poverty and inadequate versus suitability
Gwendolyn Spears and Peachis Gray
Southeastern Louisiana University, U.S.A.
gtoody@aol.com

The New York City Public Housing Resident Alliance and its fight against the imposition of the neoliberal agenda
Gretchen Susi
The City University of New York, USA
gretchens@aspenroundtable.org     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Disputing security of land tenure in low-income housing settlements in Brazil
Flavio A M de Souza
Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil
fdesouza@ctec.ufal.br     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The convergence of nonequity housing models in Canada: Changes to housing policy since 1990
Jorge Sousa and Jack Quarter
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada
jsousa@oise.utoronto.ca, jquarter@oise.utoronto.ca     For abstract, click here.

Change in the use of the dwelling space as an environmental context for social engagement during leisure time, 1986-1998
Glenn Stalker
University of Toronto, Canada
glenn.stalker@utoronto.ca     For abstract, click here.

Rents in private social housing
Mary Ann Stamso
Department of Built Environment and Social Science
Norwegian Building Research Institute, Norway

mary-ann.stamso@byggforsk.no     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Quebec's housing allowance program: A good program destined to wither away?
Marion Steele
University of Guelph,Canada
msteele1@uguelph.ca     For abstract, click here.

Evaluating achievements in housing
adequacy and affordability

Patricia Streich
Audit & Evaluation Services, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Canada
pstreich@cmhc-schl.gc.ca     For abstract, click here.

Housing Situation in Orissa, India
Sabita Swain
Social Education for Environment and Development, India
swainsabita@yahoo.co.in     For abstract, click here.

Process benchmarking: A participatory action research project for improving the housing stability of people with serious mental illness
John Sylvestre and Melanie Ollenberg
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
John_Sylvestre@camh.net     For abstract, click here.


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Gentrification in Toronto: Environmental Justice
and Citizenship

Cheryl Teelucksingh
Ryerson University, Canada
teeluck@ryerson.ca     For abstract, click here.

Residential experiences and the culture of suburbanization: A case study of Portuguese homebuyers in Mississauga
Carlos Teixeira
Okanagan University College, Canada
cteixeira@ouc.bc.ca     For abstract, click here.

The right to housing in post-apartheid South Africa: Why some of the nicest plans can sometimes go wrong
Christopher G Thomas
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg., Republic of South Africa
thomacg@unisa.ac.za    For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Home and Work: Negotiating the Boundaries
David Thorns
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
david.thorns@canterbury.ac.nz      For abstract, click here.

Governance and the role of civil society in housing: A study of the relationship between local government and civil society in Wroclaw and Poznan, Poland
Leila Thorp
University of Nottingham., U.K.
ldxljt@nottingham.ac.uk      For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

A program for housing the poor in Jamaica
Jimmy Tindigarukayo
University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica
jtindi@uwimona.edu.jm    For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Attitudes to and Interventions in Homelessness: Insights From an International Study
Graham Tipple and Suzanne Speak
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.
a.g.tipple@ncl.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The future of social housing in Eastern Europe: Reforms in Latvia and Ukraine
Sasha Tsenkova and Bengt Turner
University of Calgary, Canada
tsenkova@ucalgary.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Housing policy and spatial control: Exploring national interests in periods of immigration
Erez Tzfadia
Ben Gurion University, Israel
tzfadia@bgumail.bgu.ac.il     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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Integration of Slovenian urban system: From dispersed suburbanization to sustainable metropolitan region?
Matjaz Ursic
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
matjaz.ursic2@guest.arnes.si    For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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State Patronage and Housing Policy in Brazil: The Case of the Collor Government (1990-92)
Marcio Valenca
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
marciovalenca@ufrnet.br     For abstract, click here.

Defensible zoning: The social control of space
in Mexico City

Alfonso Valenzuela
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
aval@mit.edu    For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Housing in Georgia
Vladimer (Lado) Vardosanidze
Institute of Architecture, Georgia
urbia@wanex.net    For abstract, click here.

Housing conditions between industrial conversion and "requalification" politics
Gilles Verpraet
CNRS/ GRASS IRESCO, France
Gilles_Verpraet@ehess.fr


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International policy and the Canadian Way in urban Aboriginal housing
Ryan Walker
Queen's University, Canada
9rcw1@qlink.queensu.ca    For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

From housing to homemaking: Worldviews and the shaping of home
Brian J. Walsh
Toronto Christian Resource Centre, Regent Park and University of Toronto, Canada
brianw@tcrc.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Affordability or Desirability? Housing and Social Aspirations in the London Suburbs
Paul Watt
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, U.K.
pwatt01@bcuc.ac.uk     For abstract, click here.

Housing policy in project renewal: The case of Israel neighbourhood revitalization
Zvi Weinstein
Ministry of Construction & Housing, Department of Project Renewal, Israel
zwiw@moch.gov.il     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

Citizen participation in Israeli project renewal
Zvi Weinstein
Ministry of Construction & Housing,
Department of Project Renewal, Israel

zwiw@moch.gov.il     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The power and the people: The New Orleans housing crisis, 1946-61
Geoffrey S. Wiggins
University of New Orleans, U.S.
gswiggin@uno.edu     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The Effects of Counterurbanisation on
Local Housing Need

Malcolm Williams
University of Plymouth, U.K.
m.williams@plymouth.ac.uk      For abstract, click here.

Almost within reach: Intergenerational wealth transfers and access to homeownership
Suzanne Davies Withers and Carolina Katz Reid
University of Washington, U.S.A.
 For abstract, click here.

Shrinking households, smaller dwellings? Housing and the single-person household, 1981-2001
Maryann Wulff
Monash University, Australia
Maryann.Wulff@arts.monash.edu.au     For abstract, click here.

Post-occupancy evaluation of a social housing complex in South Africa
Ria van Wyk & Bontle Moja
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
rvw@sun.ac.za     For abstract, click here.


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The transportation implication of housing relocation in Beijiing: Making transportation and land use connection in the setting of a transitional economy
Jiawen Yang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.
yangjw@mit.edu     For abstract, click here.

The power of informality or rethinking modernism
Hüsnü Yegenoglu
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
h.h.yegenoglu@bwk.tue.nl     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

The socio-economic effects of relocation: A case study of an urban redevelopment project in Zhuji Street, Kunming, P. R. China
Li Yin
College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado, USA
li.yin@colorado.edu     For abstract, click here.

The estimation of housing price gradient: A comparison of different approaches applied in Hong Kong
C.Y. Yiu and C.S. Tam
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
bscyyiu@polyu.edu.hk    For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.


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Involving homeless and formerly homeless clients in projects and programs to address homelessness
Jim Zamprelli
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., Canada
jzamprel@cmhc-schl.gc.ca     For abstract, click here.
For full paper, click here.

 



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