Dublin's twentieth-century social housing policies: tenure, ‘reserved areas’ and housing type

  title={Dublin's twentieth-century social housing policies: tenure, ‘reserved areas’ and housing type},
  author={Joseph Brady and Ruth McManus},
  journal={Planning Perspectives},
  pages={1005 - 1030}
ABSTRACT At the start of the twentieth century, Dublin city's slums bore comparison to those of Calcutta. The last inner city slums were finally cleared in the 1980s. This paper takes a long-term perspective to examine the key features of local authority housing policy over these decades. We explore three key policy instruments (tenure, housing type and the provision of ‘reserved areas’), detailing for the first time how and why they evolved. Both parallels and contrasts with the UK experience… 
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