on Housing Finance in Central and Eastern European Countries
Warsaw, November 25-26, 2010
Congress on Housing Finance in the Central and Eastern European Countries is one of the key events in the Polish banking environment. Congress as an interactive forum for exchanging ideas and experiences between all institutions and environments which activities are strongly connected with housing finance market is an important event on the Polish market. Over 110 people took part in the last VI Congress. We are in touch with all of our congress participants, informing them about activities and initiatives of the Committee for Real Estate Financing at the PBA.
We encourage you to get acquainted with the agenda of the forthcoming VII Congress and the problems which will be discussed.
“Regulation of Foreign Currency Mortgage Loans - the case of transition countries in Central and Eastern Europe” – World Bank report May 2010
Foreign currency mortgage loans have grown in importance over the past two decades in many Central and Eastern European countries. This paper finds that their role and risk profile differ strongly between financial markets of different development stages and risk environments. The paper analyzes in-depth the experiences of five countries, especially selected for the different features of their foreign currency mortgage loan market: Poland, Hungary, Latvia, Ukraine, and as a mature mortgage market comparator Austria.