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Housing subsidies in Hungary: curse or blessing?

Author(s): Réka Rózsavölgyi and Viktória Kovács (Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs)

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An important dimension of the economic reforms after the end of communism was the development of housing finance. While the early transition period was characterised by a lack of any comprehensive housing policy, the year 2000 marked a turning point. In that year, the Hungarian government introduced a generous housing subsidy scheme, one of the main elements of which was interest subsidies.

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(Country Focus 18. November 2005. Brussels. 6pp. Tab. Free.)

ISSN (internet) 1725-8375 (online)

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