153-0364/02 – Housing Economics and Policy (EPB)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Public EconomicsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. David Slavata, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. David Slavata, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation2021/2022
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SLA31 Ing. David Slavata, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

You will be able to: define the segments of housing as well as character of goods, compare historical progress of social theories in conection to housing, describe principal of urbanistic theories. You will be able to clasify the fundament of rents, its progress and regulation as well as analysing of state and municipal housing policy. You will get the description of fundaments of management of housing market, knowledge in theoretical and practical aspects of housing.

Teaching methods



The course is devoted to the theoretical adn practical aspects of housing. Within the frame of the course there will be the kinds and specisifics of housing characterized. There will be the present and past housing policy characterized as well.

Compulsory literature:

KING, P. Understanding Housing Finance. New York: Routledge, 2009. ISBN 978-0-415-43294-8. JANASOVÁ, E., SLAVATA, D., ARDIELLI, J., (2014). Specifikace míry kapitalizace vybraného segmentu realitního trhu. Ostrava: VŠB-TU. ISBN 978-80-2483-670-6 POLÁKOVÁ, O. a kol. Bydlení a bytová politika. 1. vyd. Praha: Ekopress, 2006. 294 s. ISBN 80-86929-03-5 SLAVATA, D. Bytová politika obcí ve vybraných regionech a možnosti jejího hodnocení na základě zvolených ukazatelů. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2003. ISBN 80-248-0431-X

Recommended literature:

HILLS, J. Unravelling Housing Finance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992, ISBN: 019877303X ROSEN, H.S. Housing Subsidies. Effects on Housing Decisions, Efficiency and Equity. Amsterdam: A.J. Auerbach and M. Feldstein, 1987 REKTOŘÍK, J. a kol. Bydlení. Brno: MU Brno 1997 LUX, M. Mikroekonomie bydlení. Praha: VŠE, 2002. ISBN 80-245-0338-7 SUNEGA, P. Makroekonomie bydlení. Praha: VŠE, 2002. ISBN 80-245-0337-9

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

It is necessary to complete successfully seminar and to pass examination. It is required to present seminary work and to have enough attendance 50% at least.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Economical and Social Base of Housing 2. Social and Urban Theories 3. Housing Models 4. State Housing Policy 5. Municipal Housing Policy 6. Housing Stock of Czech Republic and Its Comparison 7. Ownership of Houses and Flats, Rihts and Objections 8. Municipalities as owners of Housing Stock 9. Cooperative Housing and Its Specifics 10. Rents 11. Servicies in Housing 12. Social Housing in Czech Republic 13. Identificators of Housing Bubbles 14. Topical Problems in Housing

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 40  21
        Examination Examination 60  11 3
Mandatory attendence participation: xxx

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2019/2020 Winter
2018/2019 Winter