Chapter 6. Extending the Owner-Occupied Housing Market

  1. Colin Jones1 and
  2. Alan Murie2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470759646.ch6

The Right to Buy: Analysis & Evaluation of a Housing Policy

The Right to Buy: Analysis & Evaluation of a Housing Policy

How to Cite

Jones, C. and Murie, A. (2008) Extending the Owner-Occupied Housing Market, in The Right to Buy: Analysis & Evaluation of a Housing Policy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470759646.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Estate Management, School of the Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University

  2. 2

    Professor of Urban and Regional Studies, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405131971

Online ISBN: 9780470759646

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Keywords:

  • housing market;
  • right to buy;
  • sales;
  • purchasers;
  • investments

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The housing system in the 1970s

  • The growth of the owner-occupied stock

  • Resales and the owner-occupied housing market

  • Property characteristics of Right to Buy resales

  • Characteristics of Right to Buy resale purchasers

  • The transformed housing market

  • Conclusions