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Author Hawtrey, Kim
Title Affordable housing finance [electronic resource] / by Kim Hawtrey
Imprint Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
book jacket
Descript xix, 180 p. : ill, ; 23 cm
Series Palgrave Macmillan studies in banking and financial institutions
Palgrave Macmillan studies in banking and financial institutions
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Housing Stress: Nature, Causes and Consequences -- The Financial Dimension -- Affordable Housingfinance in the US -- Affordable housingfinance in the UK -- Affordable housingfinance in Australia -- Capital Market Solutions -- Retail Finance Solutions -- Public Sector Solutions
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Oct. 6, 2009). Access may berestricted to users at subscribing institutions
Housing access has important implications for the economy and society. Lack of affordable housing for essential workers close to the inner city restricts labour supply and housing instability harms the educational prospects of children. The absence of fully developed pricing benchmarks for accessible housing places a corner solution on capital marketefficiency. Research to date into affordable housing finance has been scattered and unsystematic. Moreover, there has been insufficient cross-fertilization of ideas between countries. This book outlines the nature of 'housing stress' and explains why capital markets need to be an essential part of the solution. It considers new investment tools, provides case studies, and concludes with directions for future research and policymaking
Link Original 9780230555181 0230555187 (OCoLC)319209559
Subject Housing -- Finance
Housing forecasting
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Palgrave Connect (Online service)
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