Housing View – May 11, 2018

On cross-country:


On the US:

  • Fueling a Frenzy: Private Label Securitization and the Housing Cycle of 2000 to 2010 – NBER
  • The Great Housing Reset – Citylab
  • Rising incomes, rising rents, and greater homelessness – McKinsey
  • This is the Wrong Time to Cut Back on Public Housing – Institute for Policy Studies
  • Tax Luxury Housing to Fund Social Housing – Inequality.org
  • Black and White Homeownership Rate Gap Has Widened Since 1900 – Zillow
  • 50 Years After the Fair Housing Act – Inequality Lingers – Trulia
  • Government Remains the Biggest Obstacle to Fair Housing – The American Prospect
  • Housing Confidence Hits New All-Time High – Fannie Mae
  • Seattle Executives Join Opposition to New Tax to Fund Housing – Bloomberg
  • Civil Rights Advocates Sue Ben Carson for Suspending Fair Housing Act Enforcement Rule – Slate
  • Why Economists Don’t Like the Mortgage Interest Deduction – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • With the Foreclosure Crisis Behind Us, Have We Stopped Adding Single-Family Rentals? – Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies
  • How Recent Tax Reform Sounds a Clarion Call for Real Reform of Homeownership Policy – Tax Policy Center


On other countries:

  • [Australia] A playful solution to the housing crisis – TED
  • [Canada] High House Prices in Urban British Columbia: Foreign Buyer Fact or Fiction? – Kumtuks
  • [Canada] Why High House Prices: Vancouver Academics vs Ottawa Economists – Kumtuks
  • [Canada] Sam Sullivan blames government policies, not Chinese buyers, for high Vancouver housing prices – Straight
  • [Canada] Montreal Is Canada’s Next Hot Housing Market – Bloomberg
  • [China] North Korea Border Town Is Now China’s Hottest Property Market – Bloomberg
  • [Colombia] Rental Housing in Bogota, Columbia: Challenges and Opportunities for Creating More Multifamily Properties – Cornell Real Estate Review
  • [Spain] A Drone’s Eye View of Spain’s Housing Bubble – Citylab

Photo by Aliis Sinisalu

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