Examples for an appropriate legal and regulatory framework in different Eastern Europe countries

HUNGARY AND SLOVAKIA RUSSIA ALBANIA

(Deda, 2002)

SERBIA
Inherited:

– land registry

– basic banking laws for mortgage execution

Work they did:

They reformed these laws and regulations

They were missing these laws. They created new laws. Weakness of the state over ownership led to vast occupation of land (squatters in Tirana). 2 property systems:

– Austrian (north)

– Turkish Tapijeh (South)

Unclear legal situation: banks have it difficult to register and execute mortgages.

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Experiences showing the extent of privatisation of public housing in different Eastern Europe countries

These are some experiences showing the extent of privatisation of public housing in different Eastern Europe countries (according to Mandič 2001)

1ST GROUP ASSESSED

(Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Estonia, Latvia)

2NDGROUP ASSESSED – LARGER!

(Hungary, Lithuania, Croatia, Romania, Slovenia)

Only slightly reduced public housing
  • Marked decrease in public renting  (became residual).  (Cirman, 2008)
  • Homeownership: + 80%     (Tsenkova & Turner, 2004)
  • And not supported by a housing police  (Mandič 2001)