Affordability and Rent Control

On this page we have collected various papers about housing affordability and rental control. The papers are in alphabetical order and listed under respective subject.



Affordable Housing
By Sven Bergenstråhle

Inadequate Housing in Europe – Costs and Consequences
Eurofound, publications of the European Union 2016.


Housing Review 2015 by Habitat for Humanity
Published 2015


Innovative Financing of Affordable Housing
Published by Joseph Rowntree Foundation. International and UK perspectives. By Kenneth Gibb, Duncan Maclennan and Mark Stephens. University of Glasgow 2013.


Affordable Housing for all – Policy Implications of Shrinking Budgets
Recommendations from the European Housing Forum towards the EU, based on a series of fours lectures. 2012.


International Housing Affordability Survey
Ratings for Metropolitan markets. Facts about Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States. 2011.


Housing Affordability – Housing Statistics
The ministry of the interior and kingdom relations – Housing statistics in the European Union 2010.

Housing Costs and Consumer Spending in Europe
RICS research 2010.

Rent Control


Berlin Imposes Rent Caps
…”As world’s most desirable cities become ‘gated communities'”. By John Dyer, 2015.

Rent caps Bring World of Difference Across Major Cities
By Angela Jameson, Foreign Correspondent. 2015.

Rent Control is Like a Minimun Wage for Tenants
Kshama Sawant, 2015.

The new rent Control in Paris
Analyses of the measures, 2015.

Why Rent Control
Interview with Kshama Sawant, 2015.


Is Regulation the Reason why Private Renting is more Common in som Countries than Others
Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research, ENHR Conference 2011.

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