Strategies for In Situ Home Improvement in Romanian Large Housing Estates

  title={Strategies for In Situ Home Improvement in Romanian Large Housing Estates},
  author={Adriana Mihaela Soaita},
  journal={Housing Studies},
  pages={1008 - 1030}
  • Adriana Mihaela Soaita
  • Published 2012
  • Economics
  • Housing Studies
  • Socio-economic and physical change have visibly affected post-socialist cities, yet the state of decay of their inherited large housing estates has only deepened throughout the 1990s, despite the change in tenure through policies of large-scale privatisation. Housing disrepair has now reached a critical stage that requires rapid private and public intervention. This paper examines the extent to which Romanian block residents have been able to improve in situ their housing conditions since 2000… CONTINUE READING
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