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The Socio-economics of Housing Department is one of the research departments at the Institute of Sociology of Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic.

Department activities:

  • sociological research on housing: housing expenditures of households, housing carriers, satisfaction with housing, attitudes towards different tenures and different state interventions in the housing market;
  • international comparisons of housing policies with special attention to the social aspects of housing: social housing systems, housing allowances;
  • econometric simulations of different European housing allowance models under Czech conditions;
  • social housing finance.