The rental market in Russia

In Russia, we have a member organisation, whose contact information you can find in the right column. Here, as a service to anyone interested, we have also collected facts and information about the housing market in general, and rental market in particular. Most of the publications and links are based on other sources, and the authors themselves are responsible for that information.

Reports and publications

Defending Tenants rights

By Professor Yelena Shomina – State University-Higher School of Economics in Moscow, 2009.

Homeowners’ Associations in Russia – after the 2005 Housing Reform

Kikimora Publications, 2009.

Housing in Russia and Russian Tenants Association

By Professor Yelena Shomina, 2010.

International Union of Tenants

Published 2007 (in Russian).

Life in a Russian Home

Published 2013.

New Legal Changes Set to Transform the Tenancy Market

The Moscow Times, 2013.

Rental Choice and Housing Policy Realignment in Transition

Post-privatization challenges in the Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank 2005.

Stalled on the Road to Reform

Homeowners Associations in the Former Soviet Union, from IHC 2012.

The Soviet-Russian Production of Homelessness

By Tove Höjdestrand – Department of Social Anthropology University of Stockholm, 2003.

Transformation in Russian Housing: the new key Roles of Local Authorities

By Elena Shomina and Frances Heywood, 2013.

The unregulated privatisation of housing in Russia threatens to worsen the housing crisis – and Putin finally recognises the role of NGOs

Extract from the Global Tenant, by Magnus Hammar (IUT). 2007.

Tenant links about Russia

The Institute for Urban Economics

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