By Vincent Gruis, Nico Nieboer
The thought to begin a world research into asset administration within the social rented quarter used to be caused via advancements that we saw in our personal country—the Netherlands. throughout the nineties, the Dutch govt diminished its rules in addition to its ?nancial aid of social landlords. F- thermore, the industry percentage of social rented housing used to be lower than risk as a result of theboomingeconomyandagrowingpreferenceforowner-occupation. those advancements result in a frequent curiosity between Dutch social landlords within the model of extra expert, business-like techniques in the direction of the administration in their housing inventory. for the reason that comparable advancements had taken position in different international locations in addition, we felt it'd be attention-grabbing to work out if those developmentshadasimilarimpactonthesociallandlords,andifthereare- portunitiesforinternationalexchangeofexperiences. However,aliterature- view speedy printed us that little have been released approximately this topic—most comparative housing examine being occupied with nationwide housing regulations and structures, usually put within the wider context of the research of welfare regimes. So we had techniques. The ?rst used to be to behavior an research into the asset administration in quite a few nations ourselves. this is able to have intended loads of great travels, but in addition loads of time, funds and the chance of no longer having the ability to paint a competent photograph as a result of our unawareness of speci?c features of the social housing method, coverage and landlords in different countries.
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Includes managing agencies, not just owners. 2 About 11,300 are in 700 Indigenous Community Housing Organisations (ICHOs) and the remainder is under the CSHA in various arrangements 3 Approximate only. Firm numbers could be obtained for only four States. AUSTRALIA 21 – Community Housing Associations on the European model, with professional management. Some of these are very innovative and activist. In New South Wales, there are 44 CHAs ranging in size from 30 to 800 houses; – Cooperative housing, with low-income tenant management.
1 NATIONAL CONTEXT FOR ASSET MANAGEMENT Regulations There is a comparatively complex set of regulations for social housing in Austria. g. Lugger, 1994) It was a Nazi-German law that drew together the principles of non-proﬁt housing in one legal act. In the year 1978 a new Austrian act for this sector was established in which the main principles of non-proﬁt housing are deﬁned (which does not mean that all regulations are to be found in that act; the exemption from corporation tax for example is laid down in the corporation tax act) (Holoubek, 1994).
Htm DHCS (2002), Appendix G. South Australia with its larger stock has much higher income limits. 12 In New South Wales, clients must accept the ﬁrst allocation. 3 27 Sales From 1956–1972 under conservative governments, signiﬁcant proportions of the better-quality and better-located stock were sold off to sitting tenants at a discount (Hayward, 1996). Since that time, the CSHA rule has been that property must be sold at market value. Sales to tenants are supported, at market value less the value of any improvements made by the tenants, and are exempt from stamp duty.
Asset Management in the Social Rented Sector: Policy and Practice in Europe and Australia by Vincent Gruis, Nico Nieboer