UH OH: China told property risk is worse than in US. “The problems in China’s housing market are more severe than those in the US before the financial crisis because they combine a potential bubble with the risk of social discontent, according to an adviser to the Chinese central bank. . . . ‘The housing market problem in China is actually much, much more fundamental, much bigger than the housing market problem in the US and UK before your financial crisis,’ he said in an interview. ‘It is more than [just] a bubble problem.'”