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The Impact of Immigrate Population on the Housing Rental Market in Beijing

Wenqiong Hu


In recent years, rents of apartments in Beijing have been rising rapidly. A survey shows that Beijing, as a central city, has a large number of population changes due to the concentration of various high-quality resources. Besides, the immigrate population is an important reason for the increase of urban housing demands and the further increase of housing prices. At the same time, the problem of household registration system makes a large number of immigrate population still choose to buy houses in the original place, which further aggravates the spatial mismatch of housing demands in China. To find out the changes law of rent with the immigrate population, further help the government to perfect the policy for rental market, and help the people to get suggestions for rent, this article uses Saiz model for reference to build a theoretical model of the impact of immigrate population on housing prices to studies the relationship between immigrate population and rent changes in Beijing during the past eight years, and makes reasonable suggestions for residents and the government.


Rent; Immigrate Population; Saiz Model

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/fm.v5i3.2500