Recent studies add to the large body ofliterature on residential mobility bypresenting a fresh view of the residentialmobility process. At the micro level, newresearch sheds light on the jointdecision-making by members of a householdregarding a residential move, and clarifies thelink between place of residence and place ofwork. There are also many new studies onfinding an alternative dwelling if the mostpreferred house is unavailable. Householdrelocation is strongly embedded in housingmarket conditions at the local and nationallevel. Recent studies analyse variations in themobility process over space and time.