Public housing rents in Hong Kong: A supply approach

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Abstract

This paper provides a framework for analysing the implicit rents structure of different housing attributes, using a supply-of-characteristics approach. It first reviews the housing rents and rent-to-income ratios between the private and public sectors over the past thirty years or so. It then focuses on the trends and patterns of domestic rents of public housing units over the same period. Within the framework, the rents structure model uses the technique of multiple regression to illustrate the implicit rents for different housing attributes. The concluding part gives suggestions for policy change.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-151
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal for Housing Science and Its Applications
Volume23
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1999

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  • Urban Studies

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