Non-profit housing associations in the housing sector of the Weimar Republic.

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Drupp, Michael
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    The study’s topic is the non-profit housing associations in the housing sector of the Weimar Republic, which developed in the 20ies of the 20th century to the institutional main provider of social welfare state’s sponsorship of the housing sector. The Housing in the Weimar Republic was a key area of policy under the new developing welfare-state activities. Rent act, public housing management, rent setting and financial housing promotion featured an integral part of the state instruments. Nature and extent of publicly funded housing construction should not be underestimated for the relative success of the Weimar housing policy. Data tables in the search- and downloadsystem HISTAT (Topic: building activity, habitation (= Bautätigkeit, Wohnen) ) 01. Die Entwicklung der Baugenossenschaften (1918-1929) (= Development of cooperative building societies) 02. Jahresbauleistung der gemeinnützigen Wohnungsunternehmen nach Rechtsformen (1929-1935) (= Annual performance of non-profit building companies by legal forms) 03. Fertiggestellte Wohnungen nach Bauherren (1927-1933) (= completed housing by builder) 04. Wohnungsbauinvestitionen und gemeinnützige Bautätigkeit (1927-1934) (= building construction investments and non-profit building activity)
Temporal Coverage
  • 1818 / 1934
Geographic Coverage
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Compilation of data from the research literature.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 26
    Number of Variables: 23
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8440 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Drupp, Michael, 1987: Gemeinnützige Bauvereine im Wohnungswesen der Weimarer Republik, in: Abelshauser, W. (Hrsg.), 1987: Die Weimarer Republik als Wohlfahrtsstaat. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, S. 124 – 146.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2011-03-15