Analýza distribučních aspektů regulace/deregulace nájemného v ČR

Title in English Distributional Aspects of Rent Control System and its Liberalization: The Case of the Czech Republic


Year of publication 2009
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Urbanismus a územní rozvoj
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Economics and Administration

Field Economy
Keywords housing; deregulation; rent
Description Rent control has a long tradition in the Czech Republic (more than ninety years). Rent control used to be well founded during the transformation period. It was just the year 2006 when a special act on rent control liberalization came into existence. Now; two years after launching the deregulation process, it is natural to ask what effects bring rent deregulation to a particular household. Can households afford increased rent prices? The aim of the paper is to evaluate the process of rent control liberalization in the Czech Republic. Based on EU-SILC micro data for the Czech Republic we will formulate what the social status of household living in rent controlled housing is, what are the regional differences in cost of living.

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