New short paper: The return of the housing question in Austria

Housing problems are rising. Also in Austria. I have put together a factsheet on the issue together with my colleagues Selim Banabak and Leonhard Plank (both TU Wien). Essential take-aways: The housing cost burden in Austria is still moderate by international comparison. Satisfaction with the current housing situation among households is overall relatively high. Incomes […]

New special issue out

If you are looking for some brand-new housing research to read amidst the current corona situation, I have a new special issue out in the International Journal of Housing Policy, co-edited with Cody Hochstenbach (University of Amsterdam) and Chris Lennartz (PBL Nederlands). It deals with the rise of what we call multiple property ownership, i.e. […]

Call for Papers: Housing research workshop in Hamburg

I am co-organizing a housing research workshop in Hamburg in May. This comes out of a collaboration of the ENHR working group Homeownership and Globalization, which I am co-coordinating with Richard Ronald and Caroline Dewilde, and the HafenCity University Hamburg, particularly Yuca Meubrink and Monika Grubbauer. All details below. Between Owning and Renting: Shifting approaches to […]

Josh Ryan-Collins coming to Vienna.

I am very much looking forward to chairing an event with Josh Ryan-Collins from the University College London (UCL) in Vienna next week. Josh Ryan-Collins will present his new book “Why can’t you afford a home?” and we will discuss the relevance of his arguments for the Austrian context with local experts.   I am posting […]