Title: Development of a rational housing model: the Lithuanian case

Authors: Audrius Banaitis, Nerija Banaitiene

Addresses: Department of Construction Economics and Property Management, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Sauletekio al. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania. ' Department of Construction Economics and Property Management, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Sauletekio al. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to develop a theoretical model for complex analysis of rational housing, according to variable factors of micro- and macro-levels of surroundings, describe them comprehensively by taking into consideration the experiences and knowledge gained in advanced countries and countries in transition. The main findings are: theoretical model of complex analysis of rational housing, analysis of the main macro- and micro-level factors influencing the effectiveness of housing, and their mutual dependency; complex comparative indicators| systems describing housing and health; methodology allowing for solutions of various problems of the micro- and macro-level analysis of housing and health.

Keywords: Lithuania; human health; indicators; housing models; multiple criteria analysis; residential environments.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.2007.014820

International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 2007 Vol.30 No.3/4, pp.430 - 442

Available online: 10 Aug 2007 *

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