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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge


Professor Michael Oxley

Professor Michael Oxley

Senior Emeritus Fellow of the Department of Land Economy

Former Director of CCHPR

Office Phone: 01223 (3)37118

Key Publications

Selected Recent Publications

Haffner, M., Hoekstra, J., Tang, C. and Oxley, M. (2016) ‘Exploring institutional investment in social rental housing in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and France’. Housing Finance International 30 (4), 28-34.

Tang, C., Oxley, M. and Mekic, D. (2016) ‘Meeting commercial and social goals: institutional investment in the housing association sector’. Housing Studies [online] (

Clarke, A., Hamilton, C., Jones, M., Oxley, M. and Udagawa, C. (2016) The role of housing and housing providers in tackling poverty experienced by young people in the UK: Summary and Conclusions. Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research.

Clarke, A., Hill L., Marshall, B., Oxley, M., Pereira, I., Thompson, E. and Williams, P. (2015) Evaluation of removal of the spare room subsidy: final report. Department for Work and Pensions.

Clarke, A., Jones, M., Oxley, M. and Udagawa, C. (2015) Understanding the likely poverty impacts of the extension of Right to Buy to housing association tenants. Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Clarke, A., Morris, S., Oxley, M., Udagawa, C. and Williams, P. (2015) The effects of rent controls on supply and markets. Shelter.

Oxley, M (2015) Review of Crook, T. and Kemp, P. (eds) Private Rental Housing Comparative Perspectives. Housing, Theory and Society 32 (4) (

Oxley, M. (2015) Review of McNelis, M. Making Progress in Housing: A Framework for Collaborative Research. Housing Studies 30 (6), 990-92 (

Hoekstra, J. and Oxley, M. (2014) ‘Fiscale stimulansen zorgen voor investeringen in franse oarticuliere huursector’. Tijdschrift voor de Volkshuisvesting 4.

Oxley, M. (2014) Review of Forrest, R. and Yip, N. (eds) Young people and housing: transitions, trajectories and generational fractures. International Journal of Housing Policy 14 (1), 107-09.

Van Der Heijden, H., Elsinga, M., Haffner, M. and Oxley, M. (2013) ‘Competition and non-profits in an integrated rental market’ in Van Der Heijden, H. West European housing systems in a comparative perspective. Amsterdam: IOS Press, 141-61.

Hoekstra, J., Haffner, M., Van der Heijden, H. and Oxley, M. (2012) ‘Private rental landlords: Europe’ in Smith, S. et al (eds) The International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home. Oxford: Elsevier Science, 387-92.

Lennartz, C., Haffner, M. and Oxley, M. (2012) ‘Competition between social and market renting: a theoretical application of the Structure-Conduct-Performance paradigm’. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 27 (4), 453-71.

Oxley, M. and Haffner, M. (2012) ‘Comparative housing research’, in Smith, S. et al (eds) International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home Volume 12. Oxford: Elsevier, 199-209.

Van Der Heijden, H., Dol, C. and Oxley, M. (2011) ‘Western European housing systems and the impact of the international financial crisis’. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 26 (3), 295-313.

Oxley, M., Brown, T., Haffner, M., Hoekstra, J. and Lishman, R. (2011) ‘Using the private rented sector as a form of social housing’ in Jordan, B. et al (eds) New projects and emerging themes in private rented markets research. Granada: ENHR Working Group Private Rented Markets, 1-22.