R31 - Housing Supply and Markets

  • November 4, 2014

    Housing Finance in Canada: Looking Back to Move Forward

    The Canadian system of housing finance proved to be resilient and efficient during the global financial crisis and its aftermath. The system’s effectiveness is the result of a rigorous prudential regulatory and supervisory regime coupled with targeted government guarantees of mortgage insurance and securitization products.
    Topic(s): Housing JEL Code(s): G21, R31, R38

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