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Title :Identifying, cleaning, restoring and arranging for the reoccupation of vacant homes : a hands-on attempt to address aging, depopulation and a consequent abundance of vacant homes in a rural community in Kagoshima Japan
Authors :アイリッシュ, ジェフリー
Authors alternative :Irish, Jeffrey S.
Issue Date :15-Mar-2018
Abstract :This paper provides a detailed account of the author’s efforts, in a rapidly aging rural Japanese community of approximately 700 households and 1200 persons, to identify vacant homes, to find their owners, to receive approval from their owners for their rental or sale, to clean and restore said homes and ultimately to find suitable occupants for them. During the 2017 calendar year some forty potential homes were identified and the owners of seven of these homes were approached with varying levels of success. As a result of these efforts, one of the seven homes is now occupied by a young man who has moved into the community.
Type Local :紀要論文
ISSN :09142355
Publisher :鹿児島国際大学附置地域総合研究所
URI :http://lbr.iuk.ac.jp/handle/123456789/4028
Citation :地域総合研究 Vol.45 no.2 p.43 -53
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