Reasons for the low homeownership rate in Germany

  • Germany has the second-lowest share of homeowners of all OECD countries. This is driven by housing policies that produce incentives to rent. New studies show that alternative policies could increase the homeownership rate and reduce wealth inequality.

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Author:Leo KaasGND, Georgi Kocharkov, Edgar Preugschat, Nawid SiassiORCiDGND
Parent Title (German):SAFE Finance Blog 14.01.2020
Series (Serial Number):SAFE Finance Blog (14.01.2020 e)
Place of publication:Frankfurt am Main
Document Type:Part of Periodical
Year of Completion:2020
Date of first Publication:2020/01/14
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2020/04/16
Tag:Household Finance
Institutes:Wirtschaftswissenschaften / Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Wissenschaftliche Zentren und koordinierte Programme / Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe (SAFE)
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 33 Wirtschaft / 330 Wirtschaft
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht