The Impact of Social Mix Policies in France

  title={The Impact of Social Mix Policies in France},
  author={Maurice Blanc},
  journal={Housing Studies},
  pages={257 - 272}
  • M. Blanc
  • Published 18 February 2010
  • Sociology
  • Housing Studies
In France, a Housing Act, called Solidarité et Renouvellement Urbain (Solidarity and Urban Renewal), came into force in 2000. Its main aim is to challenge segregation in housing and to strengthen solidarity among citizens. It promotes a tenure mix through legal requirements: in urban areas, every commune should reach a minimum of 20 per cent social housing in its housing stock before 2020. This paper attempts to explain why policy makers believe in the virtues of a tenure mix. The second aim is… Expand
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