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31.5.2011 International Conference
20th October 2011 will be held international conference "Housing and Regions: Innovative Housing Solutions" at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Národní 3, Prague.

International Conference

20th October 2011 will be held international conference "Housing and Regions: Innovative Housing Solutions" at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Národní 3, Prague.

Conference speakers will present most interested research findings gathered during solution of the reserach project "Regional disparities in availability and affordability of housing, their socio-economic consequences and tools directed to increase availability and affordability of housing and decrease the regional disparities" supported by the Ministry for Regional Development. Moreover, they will introduce modified or completely new housing policy tools (like for example, system of guaranteed housing) which would:

  • increase availability and affordability of housing;
  • decrease the regional disparities in availability and affordability of housing;
  • decrease negative socio-economic consequences of low availability and affordability of housing and high regional disparities in availability and affordability of housing - especially consequences on demographic behaviour patterns of young generation, flexibility of labour and spatial social segregation of households endangered by unaffordability of housing;
  • increase availability of particular types of housing especially in regions where there is high discrepance between housing supply and housing need (housing demand) of particular types of housing;
  • increase availability of housing through particular effective and efficient tools on housing refurbishment;
  • increase availability of housing through the introduction of new forms of rental housing.

As conference speakers were invited also famous housing researchers from the Netherlands (Peter Boelhouwer and Hugo Priemus) and from the Great Britain (Suzanne Fitzpatrick).

 

See more information about the conference schedule, abstracts and CVs.

31.5.2011