Rental choice and housing policy realignment in transition : post-privatization challenges in the Europe and Central Asia region

"Massive privatizations of housing in Europe and Central Asia transition countries have significantly reduced rental tenure choice, threatening to impede residential mobility. Policymakers are intensifying their search for adequate policy responses aimed at broadening tenure choice for more hou...

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Main Author: Hamilton, Ellen
Corporate Author: World Bank
Other Authors: Brzeski, Wladyslaw Jan, Dubel, Hans-Joachim
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Washington, D.C] World Bank 2006, [2006]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"Massive privatizations of housing in Europe and Central Asia transition countries have significantly reduced rental tenure choice, threatening to impede residential mobility. Policymakers are intensifying their search for adequate policy responses aimed at broadening tenure choice for more household categories through effective rental housing alternatives in the social and private sectors. While the social alternative requires substantial and well-balanced subsidies, the private alternative will not grow unless rent, management, and tax reforms are boldly implemented and housing privatization truly completed. "--World Bank web site
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references. - Title from PDF file as viewed on 4/19/2006
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