Between the market and the State: the crisis of financialization of social housing in Mexico

Author/s Alfonso Valenzuela-Aguilera
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2017/118 suppl.
Language Spanish Pages 23 P. 33-55 File size 710 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASUR2017-118S03
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This paper analyzes the effects of the market economy in the production of social housing in Mexico. By analyzing the private housing market social interest it concludes that the excessive growth of private real estate developments of social interest has been one of the ways of channeling surplus capital in global financial markets rather than the result of a public policy to address the housing needs.

Questo scritto analizza gli effetti dell’economia di mercato nella produzione di alloggi sociali in Messico. Analizzando il mercato immobiliare privato di edilizia popolare si conclude che la crescita smisurata di progetti immobiliari privati di interesse sociale è stato uno dei modi per incanalare capitali in eccesso nei mercati finanziari globali, piuttosto che il risultato di una politica pubblica per affrontare le esigenze abitative.

Keywords: Real estate market; securitization; social housing; financialization

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Alfonso Valenzuela-Aguilera, Entre el estado y el mercado: la crisis de la finaciarización de la vivienda de interés social en México in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 118 suppl./2017, pp 33-55, DOI: 10.3280/ASUR2017-118S03