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Mobiliser et maîtriser le foncier pour le logement : outils et pratiques en agglomérations moyennes

Abstract : The current French housing crisis rises the question of land production for housing development. Local authorities are often considered as the major responsible for the land unavailability, because of their lack of means or of political will, or because of bad scale coordination between local decision-makers (municipalities/multi-municipal administrations). The thesis addresses this view through an empirical study. We analyse practices and strategies of local authorities (municipalities and multi-municipal administrations) in favour of land production for housing development. This analysis applies to medium-sized agglomerations, the Pays Voironnais (Isère) and the Beauvaisis (Oise), which need to stimulate residential and economic development while facing local resources decrease. We find varied municipal profiles (urban suburban, rural) in those territories, which may influence the perception of land issues. Comparison is made with a Dutch case (Nijmegen). For our empirical analysis, we inventory all municipal interventions in land and property, in order to identify the levers (tools, procedures) that supports the land production and the control of housing projects. This method allows us to redefine the outlines of what is actually a land policy, taking into account the diversity of experiences and practices of local authorities. This work questions the obstacles and incentives of local land policies and gives sense to those practices that are rarely expressed as public policies.
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Nicolas Persyn. Mobiliser et maîtriser le foncier pour le logement : outils et pratiques en agglomérations moyennes. Géographie. Université Panthéon-Sorbonne - Paris I, 2014. Français. ⟨NNT : 2014PA010660⟩. ⟨tel-02187970⟩



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