Japan’s population is slightly less than double that of the UK and declining. Its new housing supply, measured by housing starts, is, however, far higher. Last year there were more than 960,000 housing starts in Japan, compared with a UK total of just over 190,000. For a population less than double that of the UK and falling, Japan builds five times as many houses.
This report provides a resource for considering policy settings and institutions relevant to the Australian private rental sector (PRS) by drawing on the international experience of 10 countries in Australasia, Europe and North America.
The Housing First Europe Hub provides an overview and a number of reports on the Finnish Housing First approach that has been credited with significantly reducing rough sleeping.
The Frameworks institute addresses the critical need to build public understanding of a range of housing-related issues: why they matter, how they work, whom they affect, and what we can do to ensure that all Americans have access to safe, affordable, and healthy housing.
How Vienna regulated and increased the number of AirBnB listings and the impact on the housing sector.
This research examined how a range of outcomes in Sydney's and Melbourne’s housing markets, including price, location and quality effects, may have a negative feedback effect on productivity and growth in their economies.
Reports on the Shaping Futures program, a knowledge exchange and policy analysis initiative spanning Australia, Britain and Canada, which explored the conventional housing policy narratives that have dominated government thinking in those countries.
An article by Ulduz Maschaykh, published in Spacing Vancouver. A must read for all policy makers interested in afforadable housing.
This paper is based on a German-British dialogue on housing policy which was organised by the
Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Smith Institute, with the support of Peabody housing
association. Through this dialogue the Foundation and the Institute have sought to facilitate an
exchange of experiences, innovative ideas and solutions to address the housing crises in London,
Berlin and other major cities.
This report considers housing and demographic pressures in six key cities: London, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Manchester and Glasgow. Through a major census of almost 6,500 people (more than 1,000 respondents per city), it uncovers the preferences of consumers when it comes to their living environment.