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Extending ThemselvesUser Initiated Transformations of Government-built Housing in Developing Countries$
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Graham Tipple

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780853235040

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313097

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The housing squeeze

The housing squeeze

(p.21) 2. The housing squeeze
Extending Themselves
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This chapter discusses the following: the scale and nature of the housing shortage; housing adjustment theory; housing stress, shocks, and triggers; the choice between moving and improving; household size and composition; increase in housing space; increase in house size through transformation; habitable space; proportion of space that is habitable; occupancy rates of main households; space and rooms occupied before and after transformation; and increase in space per person through transformation.

Keywords:   housing shortage, housing supply, housing adjustment theory, households, habitable space, user-initiated transformation, government housing

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