World Journal of Engineering and Technology

Volume 6, Issue 2 (May 2018)

ISSN Print: 2331-4222   ISSN Online: 2331-4249

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Effectual Planning on Affordable Housing—The Case of Nanjing

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DOI: 10.4236/wjet.2018.62B007    403 Downloads   754 Views  


This research scrutinize how the Chinese system applied to reduces cost effectiveness in order to curves housing affordability for the purpose of land prices for the social housing popularly known as low cost social housing schemes as the government took measures throughout the years, however the paper describes the key characteristics of Chinese urban planning and design system, subsidies to social rented housing producers are being cut and equates this with practice within Chinese spectrum. The paper describes the key characteristics of the national planning, as per the recent trends housing policy on-affordability, this planning system assists overall housing requirements and how it has been adapted. It explains the new arrangements the government has put into place to lower land prices for social housing and argues that this represents provide and expand the supply of good quality housing units; make housing more affordable and readily available; promote economic diversity in residential neighborhood; help households build wealth; and promote balanced metropolitan growth.

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Deng Clement, F. , Cheng, Y. and Hong, Z. (2018) Effectual Planning on Affordable Housing—The Case of Nanjing. World Journal of Engineering and Technology, 6, 63-82. doi: 10.4236/wjet.2018.62B007.

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