2nd Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey (2006)
LAND USE REGULATION (SMART GROWTH) STRANGLES MARKET FOR HOME OWNERSHIP
100 Markets in Australia . Canada . Ireland . New Zealand . United Kingdom . United States
Housing affordability continues in crisis intensity in many markets. The most pervasive national crisis is in Australia, while the crisis is nearly as serious in
Ireland, New Zealand and the UK.
There are regional pockets of severe unaffordability in the United States and Canada,
especially in California, the Northeast and the Northwest. Still, strong affordability continues in many markets, such as Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth
and Houston, Winnipeg and Quebec.
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