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Housing demand, supply and the geography of inequality

Christine M.E. Whitehead

in Building on the past

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9781861347510
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301578 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0004
Housing demand, supply and the geography of inequality

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This chapter addresses the questions of supply and demand. It begins by looking at the primary reasons for increased demand since the 1980s, and considers the demographics, incomes, finance, government policy, and impact of prices and capital gains. The supply-side issues are then examined, before the chapter turns to the geography of inequality.

Keywords: supply and demand; increased demand; supply-side issues; geography of inequality; demographics; government policy; capital gains; finance; incomes

Chapter.  8181 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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