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Non-financial compensation, social housing and urban design quality : beyond “Perequazione”

Trillo, Claudia 2014, 'Non-financial compensation, social housing and urban design quality : beyond “Perequazione”' , European Planning Studies, 23 (8) , pp. 1627-1645.

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Abstract

This paper investigates the use of public–private non-financial compensation in urban planning, aimed at achieving social housing goals. In so doing, it aims: first, to explain the current situation of housing policy in Italy and how it relates to the planning system; second, to explore how non-financial compensatory tools can be included in urban plans and third, to investigate successes and failures of selected case studies, in order to clarify the opportunities and threats of these innovative public–private tools. Drawing from qualitative empirical analysis of three case studies, the paper concludes that public–private non-financial compensatory tools may help to achieve public benefits, including social housing goals; however, it is essential to incorporate them into the ordinary planning instruments, in order to provide them with the appropriate framework through which to control sustainability and urban design quality.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Urban Processes, Resilient Infrastructures & Sustainable Environments (UPRISE)
Journal or Publication Title: European Planning Studies
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 0965-4313
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Funders: University of Naples (IT)
Depositing User: Dr Claudia Trillo
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2015 11:59
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2015 11:59
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/37498

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