Housing View – March 1, 2019

On cross-country:

  • Social rental intermediation. How private landlords can contribute to solve the housing crisis? – Housing Europe
  • What are some of the primary driving forces behind the Urban Housing Crunch? – Forbes
  • What if the future of housing means accepting that a home isn’t permanent? – Quartz
  • Macroprudential approaches to non-performing loans – ESRB


On the US:

  • How Monetary Policy Shaped the Housing Boom – New York University
  • Inside the Rise and Fall of a Multimillion-Dollar Airbnb Scheme – New York Times
  • Rents Are Up? That Depends on Where You Live – New York Times
  • California housing crisis podcast: Will a boom in building make housing more affordable? – Los Angeles Times
  • UCLA Ziman Program – a First Nationwide – Teaches Affordable Housing Development – UCLA
  • U.S. housing outlook stuck in a lull as economy dulls: Reuters poll – Reuters
  • Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Rise by Least in Four Years – Bloomberg
  • Real House Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in December – Calculated Risk
  • Trouble In The Housing Market – Forbes
  • Slowing Home Price Growth and Construction Hit Housing Market – Wall Street Journal
  • Is Housing in Your City Getting Unaffordable? Here’s How You Can Help – Citylab
  • Can housing reform survive a hall of mirrors? – Boston Globe
  • Seattle-area home price cooldown not reaching cheaper parts of housing market – Seattle Times
  • California’s housing supply law fails to spur enough construction, study says – Los Angeles Times


On other countries:

  • [Australia] Australian Home Lending Now Weakest Since the Mid-1980s – Bloomberg
  • [Australia] House price falls in Sydney and Melbourne not all bad, Reserve Bank head says – The Guardian
  • [Australia] Australia’s housing data still terrible across the board – Variant Perception
  • [Canada] Affordable housing becomes singular focus of Toronto’s new real estate czar – Globe and Mail
  • [Canada] Bank of Canada says housing crunch threatens Canadian economy – Fraser Institute
  • [Canada] Canada’s housing market set for years of subdued price rises: Reuters poll – Reuters
  • [Canada] Another budget, another missed opportunity to tackle B.C.’s housing shortage – Fraser Institute
  • [China] Capital Gains Tax would see house prices fall as investors flee market ahead of tax’s implementation – REINZ – New Zealand Herald
  • [China] China’s Huge Number of Vacant Apartments Are Causing a Problem – Citylab
  • [Denmark] Danish Study Quantifies Impact of House Prices on Consumption – Bloomberg
  • [Hong Kong] Why Hong Kong Is Claiming Golf Greens for New Housing – Citylab
  • [India] India Cuts Tax on Housing to Boost Real Estate Before Elections – Bloomberg
  • [Ireland] Ireland’s house price rises continue, albeit at a much slower pace – Global Property Guide
  • [Israel] Changes in the share of first home buyers among young people, based on income level – Bank of Israel
  • [Netherlands] House prices expected to keep rising this year, homeownership unattainable for more and more people – Rabobank
  • [New Zealand] New Zealand Locks the Doors From the Inside – New York Times
  • [New Zealand] Sale of portable cabins booms in New Zealand amid housing crisis – The Guardian
  • [Sweden] Refugees and apartment prices: A case study to investigate the attitudes of home buyers – Regional Science and Urban Economics
  • [United Kingdom] No-deal Brexit would take a chip off UK home values – Reuters poll – Reuters
  • [United Kingdom] Housing costs: Five surprises explained – BBC
  • [United Kingdom] A solution to the housing crisis? – Financial Times

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