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Du kan börja med att ställa dig i bostadskö: En kvalitativ studie om bostadsbrist i Umeå med fokus på unga och utsatta på bostadsmarknaden
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Economic History, Economic and social geography.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 180 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The name of this essay, You can begin with waiting in line for a recidence, describes some of the problems that are connected with the issue of finding a home.

This essay attempts to explain the difficulties of finding a home for young individuals and vulnerable social classes in the society. To receive a better understanding of the subject, qualitative methodology was chosen, such as semistructured interviews with private property owners in Umeå. Contact was also made with Umeå municipality through telephone and email.

The interviews was recorded, analyzed and then connected to the research questions. The main material that were used in this essay was mainly provided by Umeå municipality. The responses from the interviews, together with the analyzed documents are considered to contribute to a high credibility of the study results.

The result describes the problems of finding a home as very complexed. Where the economical situation of young individuales and vulnerable classes, determines the possibilities for these social groups to find a home. The municipalities responsibility of providing areas that are ready to exploit is also seen as a crucial factor, to ensure that the production of new buildings is possible. As populationgrowth varies from each year, requirements are also changing in which type of residential housing that are requested.

Therefore, it is important to find out what type of residential housing that are requested, before the construction starts, to prevent offering a supply of buildings that no one requests.

Keywords: housing shortage, population growth, young idividuals, vulnerable classes, municipality of Umeå.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018. , p. 42
Keywords [en]
housing shortage, population growth, young idividuals, vulnerable classes, municipality of Umeå.
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Human Geography
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-149854OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-149854DiVA, id: diva2:1228370
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Examensarbete i Geografi, för kandidatexamen
Educational program
Programme in Urban and Regional Planning
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Available from: 2018-06-28 Created: 2018-06-28 Last updated: 2018-06-28Bibliographically approved

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