Housing View – May 17, 2019

On cross-country:

  • House Prices Are Up: Should We Be Happy? – IMF
  • How real-estate barons have ridden the tech boom – The Economist
  • “Housing affordability is a key determinant of individual well-being and overall economic growth” The World Bank Look at Housing, Mobility and Welfare – Housing Europe
  • This Land is whose Land? Picking the Housing Europe annual conference theme – Housing Europe
  • European Summer School for young professionals 2019 – Housing Europe


On the US:

  • California’s Rent Control Advocates Are About To Get What They Want, Good and Hard – Reason
  • Special briefing on new construction, housing supply, and home prices – American Enterprise Institute
  • Proposed Rule Could Evict 55,000 Children From Subsidized Housing – NPR
  • Chipping away at the mortgage deduction – Brookings Institute
  • The Capital Region needs more housing – Brookings Institute
  • AEI Housing Center announces 10 best and worst metro areas to live in for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs – American Enterprise Institute
  • A great choice by the Federal Housing Finance Agency – American Enterprise Institute
  • Second Home Buyers and the Housing Boom and Bust – Federal Reserve Board
  • When Airbnb Listings in a City Increase, So Do Rent Prices – Harvard Business Review
  • Chinese nationals purchase more U.S. residential real estate than buyers from any other foreign country, but Trump’s trade war could soon end that – MarketWatch


On other countries:

  • [Canada] Combatting Money Laundering in BC Real Estate – CityNews
  • [Canada] Poloz Underestimates Housing Slump, Capital Economics Says – Bloomberg
  • [China] The Demand for Reverse Mortgages in China – VoxChina
  • [Netherlands] Amsterdam Parliament Seeks Three-Year Freeze for Housing Resales – Bloomberg
  • [Singapore] Do Real Estate Agents Have Information Advantages in Housing Markets? – Journal of Financial Economics

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Labels: Global Housing Watch


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