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Title The challenges of the housing economy : an international perspective / [compiled by] Colin Jones, Michael White, Neil Dunse.
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

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Series Real estate issues
Real estate issues (Oxford, England)
Subject Housing -- Prices -- Congresses.
Real estate business -- Congresses.
Real property -- Ownership -- Congresses.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 -- Congresses.
Housing policy -- Congresses.
Alt Name Jones, Colin, 1949 January 13-
White, Michael, 1965-
Dunse, Neil.
Description 1 online resource.
Note Conference proceedings.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781118280843 (electronic bk.)
1118280849 (electronic bk.)
9781118280829 (electronic bk.)
1118280822 (electronic bk.)
9781118280836 (electronic bk.)
1118280830 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 781863384
Additional Format Print version: Challenges of the housing economy. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012 9780470672334 (DLC) 2011045311 (OCoLC)761383834