The role of government-supported housing finance agencies in Asia

BIS Quarterly Review  |  December 2006  | 
11 December 2006
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In Asia, government-supported housing agencies have played a constructive role in the development of domestic residential mortgage and bond markets. Several agencies have increased their overall market presence in recent years by expanding their activities and have accepted a larger share of the associated credit risks.

JEL classification: G150, G180, G210, G280, H810, O160.