The differing effects of Beijing's station network on the rental housing market

PEAK Briefing

Urban rail transit in Beijing affects rental housing prices and the optimal allocation of rental housing stock in relation to the demand of different types of renters. This brief describes how rail transit affects rental prices of shared tenancies and non-shared tenancies differently, and explores the reasons behind this, suggesting recommendations to help policymakers improve tenants’ options and achieve an effective job-housing balance.

Changchun Feng
Lixin Su
Hao Xi
Qian Wang
Sustainable Growth