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Public housing: Quiz


Question 1: The Austrian architect Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky applied the principles of Taylorism to the kitchen workspace and developed the ________ while working for Ernst May.
LondonViennaFrankfurt am MainFrankfurt kitchen

Question 2: Additionally local planning departments may require private-sector developers to offer "affordable housing" as a condition of ________.
Development control in the United KingdomTown and country planning in the United KingdomPlanning permissionDevelopment plan

Question 3: Following the decentralisation of public housing to local municipalities, Social Housing Services Corporation (SHSC) was created in the Province of ________ in 2002 to provide group services for social housing providers (public housing, non-profit housing and co-operative housing).
British ColumbiaCanadaOntarioQuebec

Question 4: In many cities such as ________, The Hague, Rotterdam and Utrecht the percentage of social housing approaches or even passes 50 percent.

Question 5: Public housing in ________ is usually provided by departments of state and territory governments, with funding provided by both state and federal governments.
AustraliaBarbadosCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 6: The right to a healthy dwelling was written into the 1919 ________, but few dwellings were built until economic stability in 1925.
Nazi GermanyWeimar ConstitutionWeimar RepublicPrussia

Question 7: Social housing is an umbrella term referring to rental housing which may be owned and managed by the state, by not-for-profit organizations, or by a combination of the two, usually with the aim of providing ________.
GentrificationZoningAffordable housingPublic housing

Question 8: ________ has a long tradition of state intervention in the housing market.
ItalyUnited KingdomFranceCanada

Question 9: In ________, projects are usually a block of purpose-built government subsidized housing operated by a government agency, often simply referred to as projects with easier-to-manage town houses.
United KingdomUnited StatesBarbadosCanada

Question 10: Between 1925 and 1930 Germany was the site of innovative and extensive municipal public housing projects, mostly in ________, Cologne and Frankfurt am Main.


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