Housing View – October 26, 2018

On cross-country:

  • Housing expenditures and income inequality: Shifts in housing costs exacerbated the rise in income inequality – VOX
  • Cost of greener homes too high, Europe tells ING survey – ING
  • Report on UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing – National Economics & Social Rights Initiative


On the US:

  • What does economic evidence tell us about the effects of rent control? – Brookings
  • Star Tribune Op-Ed: Affordable housing crisis demands more supply – Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
  • Computer Vision and Real Estate: Do Looks Matter and Do Incentives Determine Looks – NBER
  • New Book Asks: What It Would Take to Foster Communities of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality? – Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies
  • California has a housing crisis, and Californians seem confused about how to solve it – American Enterprise Institute
  • Home Sales Are Dropping — Could The Housing Market Finally Be Cooling Off? – NPR
  • Tax practices that amplify racial inequities: Property tax treatment of owner-occupied housing – D.C. Policy Center

On other countries:

  • [Brazil] Brazil’s home buyers bet on the ballot – Financial Times
  • [Germany] Germany’s housing crisis fuels black market for refugees – Reuters
  • [Ireland] Is Dublin’s property market heading for a soft landing? – Financial Times
  • [New Zealand] Ban on foreign buyers seen poor answer to New Zealand’s housing shortage – Reuters
  • [Spain] Spanish banks hit by supreme court ruling on mortgage fees – Financial Times


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