Local Housing System Analysis: The economy and local housing systems

This guide provides practical assistance on how to carry out Local Housing System Analysis.

This chapter provides guidance on how to develop an understanding of how economic changes, particularly local ones, are likely to influence trends in the local housing system over time. It explains:

  • The ways the economy can affect local housing systems
  • What the key elements of a local economic audit are
  • Specific housing issues that might arise from housing – economy links
  • Information sources for looking at housing – economy links


LHSA: The economy and local housing systems


Email: chma@gov.scot

Murdo MacPherson - Head of Housing Market Analysis - 0131 244 0803
Charles Brown - Statistician - 0131 244 0870

Centre for Housing Market Analysis
Scottish Government
Victoria Quay

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