Can Social Innovations in Housing Save Public Money? The Case of Slovakia

Authors

MÁRIA Murray Svidroňová HELENA Kuvíková NEMEC Juraj MIKUŠOVÁ MERIČKOVÁ Beáta

Year of publication 2019
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source International Journal of Public Administration
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Economics and Administration

Citation
Web http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2019.1646278
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2019.1646278
Keywords Cost-benefit analysis; non-governmental organizations; social housing; social innovation; public budget
Description The paper deals with research into the innovative provision of public services by the non-governmental organizations in the field of housing. The paper describes the legislation of the housing system in Slovakia and aims to analyse innovation in social housing provision. The paper contributes to the knowledge on innovative social housing solutions provided by non-governmental organizations. The use of cost benefit analysis reveals the benefits of innovation in housing provision by an internationally awarded organization ETP Slovakia. The analysis proves the government´s possible savings of public expenditures if it would decide to support the innovative approach in social housing provision.
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