The suitability of public private Ppartnerships in the provision of sustainable housing in China

Brown, A., Orr, A. and Lou, J. (2006) The suitability of public private Ppartnerships in the provision of sustainable housing in China. World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 2(1/2), pp. 101-125.

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Abstract

China faces a shortfall in its provision of affordable housing. This paper explores the potential to use Public Private Partnerships (PPP) to address these supply problems. A review of the housing market and an examination of its historical development is presented. This is followed by an examination of PPP approaches and the rationale underpinning them. A survey of state and private sector practitioners is undertaken to evaluate the appropriateness of PPP in the Chinese housing sector. The results highlight PPP is viable but there are a number of institutionally constraints that must be overcome to achieve the full benefits.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Housing,
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Orr, Dr Allison
Authors: Brown, A., Orr, A., and Lou, J.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Urban Studies
Journal Name:World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development

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