The Private provision of rented housing current trends and future prospects

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt, USA .

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  • Rental housing -- Great Britain.,
  • Housing policy -- Great Britain.

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Bibliography: p. 189-196.

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Statementedited by Peter Kemp.
ContributionsKemp, Peter, 1955-
LC ClassificationsHD7288.85.G7 P75 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 196 p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2048668M
ISBN 100566054477
LC Control Number88025970

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