Residential quality and municipal planning
The record of the municipal planning system in promoting universal design. NIBR Report 2009:8
This project stems from divergent observations concerninggovernment policy on qualities in housing and construction on theone hand, and closely corresponding municipal tasks andresponsibilities on the other. The past decade saw policy change inthe municipalities housing policy from a focus on supplyinggeneral purpose housing, to one on social housing and welfare. Ina similar fashion, residential quality is now a subcategory ofmunicipal housing policy in connection with policy initiatives andissues related to social housing.