Russia: A Long Road to Institutionalisation

  • Alexander Puzanov


Decades after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, residential renting in the Russian Federation has come a long way from its restrictively regulated origins; and yet rental housing is still considered a residual segment of the housing market. The chapter takes a look at the uneven economic and policy development surrounding the sector; assesses the size and operation of private rental housing nationally and in the capital Moscow, where its role is particularly prominent; and analyses the sector in Russia through providing an overview of demand- and supply-side actors.


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  • Alexander Puzanov
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  1. 1.Institute for Urban EconomicsMoscowRussian Federation

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