Measures supporting affordable housing development

This indicator presents an overview of measures to property developers to finance the construction of new affordable housing as reported by responding countries to the 2021, 2019 and 2016 OECD Questionnaire on Affordable and Social Housing (QuASH 2021, 2019, 2016). The scope of this indicator encompasses grants, subsidised loans or loan guarantees, tax relief, subsidised land or other types of support to property developers to finance the construction of affordable housing for low-income households. Dwellings can be intended for owner occupation, rent and/or other types of tenure. Note that measures in this indicator do not include: demand-side subsidies that are provided directly to households to help them access affordable housing (see indicators PH2.1, PH2.2, PH3.1, PH3.2 and PH3.3) or supply-side supports towards the provision of social rental housing (see indicators PH4.1, PH4.2 and PH4.3). Countries report a wide range of measures; the full list of measures and a summary of the main characteristics are provided in Table 5.1.1. Although it is difficult to identify a common thread among the reported measures, they generally aim to:  increase the housing supply at rent/prices below market rates  support low- to middle-income households, although not always exclusively. This indicator also provides information on support introduced to help developers of affordable housing, which was introduced by governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Last Updated April 18, 2024, 17:05 (UTC)
Created November 26, 2023, 19:32 (UTC)
Domain / Topic
Domain or topic of the dataset being cataloged.
Housing
Format (CSV, XLS, TXT, PDF, etc)
File format of the dataset.
.xlsx - application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet, .pdf - application/pdf
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Metadata Identifier
Metadata identifier – can be used as the unique identifier for catalogue entry
Published Date
Published date of the dataset.
2021-05-29
Time Period Data Span (start date)
Start date of the data in the dataset.
2019-01-01
Time Period Data Span (end date)
End date of time data in the dataset.
2021-12-31
GeoSpatial Area Data Span
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OECD member countries
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Access category
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Open
Limits on use
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Location
Location of the dataset.
https://www.oecd.org/els/family/PH5-1-Measures-financing-affordable-housing-development.xlsx
Data Service
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Owner
Owner of the dataset.
OECD
Contact Point
Who to contact regarding access?
Tel.: +33 1 45 24 82 00 ; Fax: +33 1 45 24 85 00
Publisher
Publisher of the dataset.
OECD
Publisher Email
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https://www.oecd.org/contact/#
Accessed At
Date the data and metadata was accessed.
2023-11-26
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Identifier
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Language
Language(s) of the dataset
English
Link to dataset description
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https://www.oecd.org/els/family/PH5-1-Measures-financing-affordable-housing-development.pdf
Persistent Identifier
Data is identified by a persistent identifier.
Yes
Globally Unique Identifier
Data is identified by a persistent and globally unique identifier.
No
Contains data about individuals
Does the data hold data about individuals?
No
Contains data about identifiable individuals
Does the data hold identifiable data about individual?
No
Contains Indigenous Data
Does the data hold data about Indigenous communities?
N/A
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Version
Version of the datatset
LAST UPDATED 29/05/2021
Source
Source of the dataset.
https://www.oecd.org/els/family/PH5-1-Measures-financing-affordable-housing-development.xlsx
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Yearly
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OECD member countries
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Indigenous Community Permission
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Community Permission
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The Indigenous communities the dataset is about
Indigenous communities from which data is derived.
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Number of data rows
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67
Number of data columns
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15
Number of data cells
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516
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