Housing View – May 18, 2018

On cross-country: 

  • The Efficiency of Savings-linked Relationship Lending for Housing Finance – Journal of Housing Economics 
  • Do House Prices Sink or Ride the Wave of Immigration? – IZA Institute of Labor Economics 
  • Cultural similarities and housing market linkage: evidence from OECD countries – Springer 
  • ¿Es Airbnb realmente culpable de la subida de precios en los alquileres? – GQ 
  • ¿Cuáles son y en qué países están los barrios más caros de América Latina? – BBC 


On the US:

  • Homeownership and Housing Wealth (Presentation, Remarks, Blog ) – Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • The Links Between Affordable Housing and Economic Mobility – Terner Center
  • Faced with a housing crisis, California could further restrict supply – Economist 
  • Boston Wants People To Build Tiny Houses In Their Yards – Citylab 
  • What the Future of Affordable Housing Already Looks Like – Citylab
  • Why universities became big-time real estate developers – Slate 
  • Rent-Control Initiative Could Obliterate California’s Housing Markets – Reason 
  • Rising Home Prices Lead To Worries Of Another Housing Market Bubble – NPR 
  • Housing: High Prices, Few New Units – Mises Institute 
  • Ben Carson vs. the Fair Housing Act – New York Times 
  • Wall Street Is Pouring Money Into House Flipping – Slate
  • Why Don’t People Who Can’t Afford Housing Just Move Where It’s Cheaper? – New York Times
  • California Today: In San Francisco’s Housing Lottery, It’s the Luck of the Draw – New York Times
  • Housing Tax Credit Qualified Action Plans Affect the Location of Affordable Housing – National Low Income Housing Coalition 
  • Rising Rates Vs. The Housing Market – NPR 
  • The Seattle Area Is Solving One of Housing’s Biggest Challenges – Slate 
  • How Will the Gig Economy Shape Mortgage Lending? – Fannie Mae 
  • The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Local Home Values – Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • The American Housing Crisis Might Be Our Next Big Political Issue – Citylab 


On other countries:

  • [Australia] Stricter lending restrictions threaten housing markets in Australia – Global Property Guide 
  • [Australia] Inquiry into social impact investment for housing and homelessness outcomes – Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • [Canada] Through the Roof: The High Cost of Barriers to Building New Housing in Canadian Municipalities – C.D. Howe Institute
  • [Canada] The World’s Hottest Luxury-Property Market Is a Sleepy Canadian City – Bloomberg 
  • [Chile] Estudio demuestra que más de la mitad de los santiaguinos no puede comprar una vivienda – CNN 
  • [China] China’s property market to steadily cool in 2018 – government think tank – Reuters 
  • [Hong Kong] Could a Colonial-Era Golf Club Solve Hong Kong’s Housing Woes? – New York Times 
  • [India] Housing demand in Indian metros: a hedonic approach – Emerald 
  • [Ireland] Cost Rental Housing – A Model for Ireland? – NERI 
  • [Spain] Spain is cracking down on Airbnb, just in time for the tourist season – Quartz 
  • [United Kingdom] Britain’s housing supply is perking up at last – Economist 
  • [United Kingdom] How to make the case for community-led housing on public land – New Economics Foundation



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