OECD Housing Gateway

Affordable housing

Even before the COVID-19 crisis, house prices had been increasing dramatically in OECD countries, especially for renters, and the supply of affordable housing has failed to meet demand.

Finding affordable housing can be difficult, especially for those with low or unstable incomes, young people, families with children and seniors.

The OECD works with governments to address the challenge of making housing affordable for everyone.


OECD Affordable Housing Database

We gather data to help countries monitor access to good quality housing and strengthen the knowledge base for policy makers.

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EU flag MigrationDev The Affordable Housing Database was produced with the financial assistance of the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" (2014-2020).