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Housing in south-eastern Europe: Between state and market
Housing in south-eastern Europe: Between state and market

Author(s): Michael Remmert, József Hegedűs, Iván Tosics
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Nomos Verlag
Keywords: housing Policy in South Eastern Europe;

Summary/Abstract: In the framework of its commitment to social stabilisation and development in the region, the Council of Europe has been engaged for the past two years in a Strategic Review for South-East Europe. The Review represents the Council of Europe’s contribution to the Social Cohesion Initiative of the Stability Pact for South-East Europe and provides the essential background to the implementation of the Council of Europe’s strategy for social cohesion in the region. By social cohesion, the Council of Europe means an integrated approach to foster social development while guaranteeing social inclusion, promoting social and civic relationships and developing democratic participation in decision-making. The Strategic Review explores ways of improving social cohesion in the region by offering a picture of the current situation in the employment, health, social protection and housing sectors while proposing policy solutions for improving access to these fundamental social rights, with particular attention to the condition of the most vulnerable populations in the region. Drawing on the wealth of information gathered during the Housing Network meeting, as well as from the experience of many relevant key-players in the field, this article seeks to highlight housing problems in south-eastern Europe both at the national and the regional level, and to single out the path of future reforms.

  • Issue Year: 2001
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 123-149
  • Page Count: 27
  • Language: English