The challenges of the housing economy : an international perspective / [compiled by] Colin Jones, Michael White, Neil Dunse.
Contributor(s): Jones, Colin | White, Michael | Dunse, Neil.Material type: BookSeries: Real estate issues (Oxford, England): Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118280843; 1118280849; 9781118280829; 1118280822; 9781118280836; 1118280830.Subject(s): Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009) | Housing -- Prices -- Congresses | Real estate business -- Congresses | Real property -- Ownership -- Congresses | Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 -- Congresses | Housing policy -- Congresses | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General | Housing policy | Housing -- Prices | Real estate business | Real property -- Ownership | 2008 - 2009Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Challenges of the housing economy.DDC classification: 333.3 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributors -- Glossary -- Introduction : the housing economy and the credit crunch -- The housing boom, the bust and US housing po licy -- Housing bubbles and foreclosures that follow : the case of Las Vegas -- Unemployment risk, homeownership, and housing wealth : lessons from the bubble -- The changing nature of household demand and housing market trends in China -- The structural sustainability of home ownership in Australia -- Impacts on wealth and debt of changes in the Danish financial framework over a housing cycle -- Market stability, housing finance, and home ownership in Germany -- The responsiveness of new supply to house prices : a perspective from the Spanish housing market -- The UK housing market cycle and the role of planning : the policy challenge following the financial crisis -- Developments in the role of social housing in Europe -- Delivering affordable housing in the UK -- The UK private rented sector as a source of affordable accommodation -- Conclusions: the challenges ahead -- References -- Index.
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This timely book addresses key challenges faced by policy makers and the house-building industry in a post-credit crunch world. It examines the implications for households, the housing market, the economy, as well as for government's policy choices. Challenges of the Housing Economy: an international perspective brings together experts from around the world to examine recent housing market trends. The contributions reveal common long-term trends in housing markets worldwide. Despite differences in supply conditions and the role of planning, there is a trend toward rising house prices that has.