Project duration: 
2011 - 2014

The general objective of theProject is to promote development strategies and practices to improving the quality of life of vulnerable groups,with a strategic focus on elderly and people with disabilities, in urban areas in Central Europe. It promotes a Strategy of policy integration and innovative interventions articulated on three intertwinedlevels: 1) the individual and the environment (planning and realization of living spaces and urban infrastructuresthat are accessible for and adapted to all, in particular to the elderly but not only, through new technologies ableto reduce spatial isolation); 2) the individual and society (delivery of quality care services and decrease in socialsegregation of vulnerable groups through social and community networks at neighbourhood level able to involvedifferent stakeholders); 3) the individual and the public services (enhancement of social cohesion and financialsustainability of services through new models for the organization and management of both public and privateresources allocated for the care of vulnerable groups). Concretely, the project aims to develop and consolidate innovative housing and care solutions by supporting models of integrated local governance orienting policies, products and services. Read more...

Principal investigator: 
intergenerational relations
age and ageing
Grant agency: 
International project

Publikace vydané v rámci projektu (celkem 1, zobrazeno 1 - 1)

Lux, Martin, Petr Sunega

The aim of paper is to reveal the link between the scope of housing aid designed to support ageing in place and the housing system. The main research question is whether the structure of the housing stock according to housing tenure has an impact on diversity and innovations in the supply of public housing subsidies and the housing options available to the elderly.

Socioeconomics of Housing
Typ publikace:
Peer-reviewed journal article