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Why TEAM’s Colleen Hardwick takes issue with the ‘housing supply’ solution

In the four years Colleen Hardwick served as a Vancouver city councilor – first under the NPA, then briefly independent, then finally leading TEAM For A Livable Vancouver in the municipal elections – she gained a reputation for being very criticism of housing and density. . While housing activists tend to portray her as someone […]

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RESCON plan proposes ways to solve housing supply crisis

Reports of lower housing demand and tighter market conditions are no reason to take the proverbial foot off the hook when it comes to building new homes. We are still in a housing supply crisis and desperately need new homes. This fact was recognized for the first time in many years by all levels of […]

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Keith Anderson: Edinburgh’s housing crisis – an ‘informed’ citizen’s perspective

Having spent the past 40 years working in housing across the country, including Edinburgh, Keith Anderson says it’s clear most people can’t plan for or achieve wellbeing throughout their lives when faced with runaway rent increases, insecure tenancies and house price growth that outpaces income growth. Housing economics is both simple and complicated to understand […]

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“The housing sector is in recession”, warns a leading construction economist | New

A leading AEC industry economist has warned that the US housing sector has entered a recession, with ramifications for homebuilding in the years to come. Robert Dietz, chief economist at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), make the comments at the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ annual conference in Atlanta, GA this week. […]

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The hidden housing crisis in Milford | Milford LIVE! – Local news from Delaware, Kent and Sussex counties

Affordable housing is very scarce in the Milford area At recent city council meetings, there have been significant discussions about homelessness and begging in neighborhoods across the city. Council members receive complaints from downtown businesses about the many homeless people in downtown areas, some of which are impacting pedestrian traffic in the area. Around the […]

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California rewrote commercial zoning to boost housing supply. How will this affect Long Beach? • Long Beach Post News

The two laws, Assembly Bill 2011 and Senate Bill 6, mark a dramatic change in housing rules by essentially undoing local zoning to allow residential construction in office and commercial areas both that developers meet certain affordability, environmental and labor requirements. In Long Beach, commercial property owners are broadly supportive of the laws, which could […]

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Short-term rental operators call for national regulation amid housing crisis

Short-term rental operators have called for national regulation of their own industry to be part of the solution to Australia’s rental crisis. Key points: Australia’s short-term rental industry has gathered on the Gold Coast to discuss its long-term survival Housing researchers say short-term rental industry contributes to Australia’s housing crisis The Housing All Australians report […]

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Government takeover of private housing sector in slow motion – Whittier Daily News

We are experiencing the slow-motion takeover of the private housing sector by the government, and the pace is accelerating. In all state takeovers of private companies, shortages develop and then worsen. It is a consequence of the replacement of financial rewards for production and creation by sanctions: mind-numbing regulations and confiscatory taxes. At the same […]

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Government slow-motion takeover of private housing sector – Daily News

We are experiencing the slow-motion takeover of the private housing sector by the government, and the pace is accelerating. In all state takeovers of private companies, shortages develop and then worsen. It is a consequence of the replacement of financial rewards for production and creation by sanctions: mind-numbing regulations and confiscatory taxes. At the same […]

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Housing crisis for tenants in Peterborough area worsened in 2021, report finds

The housing crisis for Peterborough area renters has worsened in 2021, with rents rising at rates never seen before, the lowest vacancy rate in Ontario at 1% and the average asking rent for apartments vacancies 22.4% higher than the average rent for occupied units. Here are some of the key takeaways from the 17th Annual […]

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Increasingly difficult for low-income people to find housing: report

United Way Peterborough and District’s 2022 Housing is Fundamental report, released on Tuesday, raises alarm bells about record vacancy rates, rising incomes and inequality in the city and county of Peterborough. This is United Way’s 17th Housing is Fundamental report, compiled annually by Paul Armstrong, a current volunteer and former Durham School Board teacher. “Massive […]

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Colorado lawmakers hope to ease housing crisis

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) – According to Rocket Homes, Colorado has the 5th highest median home price at over $480,000, and in Grand Junction home prices are up nearly 16% from a year on year for the past five years. That means working-class people are struggling to afford housing, but Colorado lawmakers are trying to […]

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In New York, the supply of housing is not enough to meet the demand

The Housing Court in the Bronx is a crush on New Yorkers desperately battling eviction and dire living conditions, and others struggling to collect the rent they need amid rising interest and other expenses. “There are like rodents running around. There are cockroaches,” tenant Dwayne Osborne said. “Con Edison, DEP, Wi-Fi, they all keep coming […]

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Scale of Kent’s social housing crisis revealed as families wait years in cramped conditions

Nearly 20,000 people are still waiting to be relocated by local authorities in Kent, with some families living in cramped conditions for more than two years while waiting to return home. The longest individual wait on record this year was nine years for a one-bed general-needs house in Dover. And although it was the longest […]

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Ministers blame Bank of England for soaring mortgage costs as housing crisis deepens

Cabinet ministers blame the Bank of England for soaring mortgage costs, reports say. The average two-year fixed mortgage interest rate hit 6.16% this week, its highest level since November 2008 amid the financial crisis. By comparison, the average two-year fixed rate was 4.24% at the start of last month and 2.34% in December 2021, financial […]

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Mumbai witnessing huge gap between supply and demand for affordable housing: report

About 67% of the housing demand in the region is for houses priced below Rs 25 lakh, while only 22% of the housing supply falls within this budget range. Despite strong demand for affordable housing, residents of the Mumbai metropolitan area are seeing a lack of affordable housing, a new report from Knight Frank and […]

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Mumbai witnesses huge gap between demand and supply of affordable housing: report

By CNBCTV18.com 09 October 2022, 09:52 IST (Released) mini About 67% of the housing demand in the region is for houses priced below Rs 25 lakh, while only 22% of the housing supply falls within this budget range. Despite strong demand for affordable housing, residents of the Mumbai metropolitan area are seeing a lack of […]

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Mayoral candidates agree on housing crisis, dispute best way to solve it in Sauder debate

Five frontrunners in Vancouver’s mayoral race challenged each other’s plans to tackle Vancouver’s housing supply and affordability issues during a debate Thursday night. The debate – hosted by the Sauder School of Business Center for Urban Economics and Real Estate – featured Kennedy Stewart of Forward Together Vancouver, Fred Harding of the Non-Partisan Association (NPA), […]

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Freddie Mac Multifamily set to expand affordable housing supply initiative

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To help address the national rental housing shortage and affordability crisis, Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily today announced that it increases funding that supports newly constructed or extensively […]

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New Orleans Housing Report Card: “F” for Affordable Housing

The New Orleans’ affordable housing crisis has earned the city an “F” on HousingNOLA’s report card once again this year, reports David Jones for Fox 8. HousingNOLA, which was formed in 2014, is a local coalition of residents and nonprofits dedicated to addressing issues related to the lack of affordable housing in the city. The […]

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Shortage of Housing Supply in Canada: Skilled Labor Capacity

OTTAWA – In June 2022, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) released Housing Shortages in Canada: Estimating What is Needed to Solve Canada’s Housing Affordability Crisis by 2030 (ESG 2030), which has taken initial steps to estimate the supply of additional housing needed to restore housing affordability by 2030. A significant challenge to achieving these […]

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Diriyah Gate and National Housing Co. Join Forces to Improve Saudi Housing Sector

CAIRO: Technology has opened up new opportunities for the education sector by optimizing the ability to learn inside a classroom and beyond. Educational technology has supported educational institutions using e-learning and smart applications in various academic and non-academic settings. According to market research firm Valuates Reports, the global e-learning market revenue in 2021 was approximately […]

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As rents soar, dysfunctional City Hall exacerbates New York’s housing crisis

Mayor Eric Adams’ administration has failed to fill key housing agency positions, leaving its response to skyrocketing rents and the Big Apple’s worsening housing crisis crippled, officials said. insiders, activists and city officials told the Post. The growing frustration comes as affordable housing production has plummeted in recent months and developers struggle to get key […]

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Community Scoop » New development Another sign that the community housing sector is a vital piece in solving the housing puzzle

Press Release – Aotearoa Community Housing Community Housing Aotearoa Managing Director Vic Crockford wants to applaud CORT Community Housing as it celebrates the opening of the first development in its pipeline of 104 decent and affordable homes in Auckland. This new housing estate, built… Community Housing Aotearoa Managing Director Vic Crockford wants to applaud CORT […]

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New development Another sign that the community housing sector is a vital piece in solving the housing puzzle

Friday, October 7, 2022, 10:28 a.m.Press release: Aotearoa Community Housing Community Housing Aotearoa Managing Director Vic Crockford wants to applaud CORT Community Housing as it celebrates the opening of the first development in its pipeline of 104 decent and affordable homes in Auckland. “This new development, built in partnership with the ACC, is another example […]

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Labor shortage to restrict housing supply in Canada – CMHC

OTTAWA, Oct 6 (Reuters) – There are not enough skilled workers to build the new apartments and houses needed to meet growing housing demand in Canada’s most populous provinces, the national agency said on Thursday. housing. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) said a shortage of skilled construction workers is a major challenge to […]

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Flooding of homeless shelters in Orlando area as concerns over housing crisis grow – WFTV

ORLANDO, Fla. — Freddy Clayton inspected the grounds of the old motel, noting piles of trash strewn across the grass and bits of building materials near guest room entrances. “It’s a setback,” he said, “but it’s manageable for us.” Clayton, president of the Orlando Union Rescue Mission, operates his men’s shelter on the property. A […]

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New Orleans Receives ‘F’ on Affordable Housing Report Card for Third Consecutive Year

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) — With higher housing costs and stagnant wages, New Orleans is facing a housing affordability crisis that has earned the city an “F” on Affordable Housing from HousingNOLA’s annual newsletter for the third consecutive year. LodgingNOLA, which was formed in 2014, is a local coalition of residents and nonprofits dedicated to addressing […]

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HousingNOLA Releases Affordable Housing ‘Report Card’

Getty Images NEW ORLEANS – From HousingNOLA: For the third year in a row, New Orleans has earned an “F” grade on the HousingNOLA 2022 Annual Report on the state of affordable housing. HousingNOLA is a 10-year partnership between community leaders and dozens of public, private, and nonprofit organizations working to address the affordable housing […]

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6 innovations in the multifamily housing sector in the United States

The booming multi-family sector shows no signs of significant slowdown heading into 2023. Here’s a roundup of the Giants 400 companies driving innovation in this sector: Clayco and architectural firm FitzGerald completed 20 floors, 330 units Development X Phoenix, a mixed-use residential skyscraper in downtown Phoenix that contains, among other rental units, space dedicated to […]

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Council Approves Housing Report – Pasadena Now

The City Council approved the submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development of the Consolidated Annual Report on the Performance and Evaluation of Projects Funded in the 2021 Program Year under the Community Development Block Grant ( CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnership Act programs. Programs assist low- and […]

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Construction sector warns rising costs will hit housing supply next year – The Irish Times

Rising costs will hit housing supply next year, according to a new report from lobby group the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). It comes as 96% of construction companies report an increase in the cost of building materials over the summer, with 85% expecting further cost increases this year. The rising cost of building materials has […]

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University of Glasgow students placed in emergency accommodation amid housing crisis

Glasgow University students have been placed in emergency hotel rooms in a bid to tackle the housing crisis. At least 70 students have come forward asking for help with homelessness, but the figure is feared to be much higher. Of these, 49 students say they are homeless with 25 couch surfers. A further 24 Glasgow […]

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Is modular housing the solution to the housing crisis?

Modular housing could be the solution to the housing crisis, delivering homes 50% faster and cutting emissions in half, according to Make UK Modular Modular housing could be the solution to the housing crisis, according to research by Make UK Modular. “Greener, Better, Faster: The Role of Modular in Solving the Housing Crisis” found that […]

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Housing industry urged to use White Paper break to get rents right

Rent payment specialist PayProp has submitted a detailed response to the white paper, and UK chief executive Neil Cobbold is now calling on the wider housing sector to make its voice heard too. Evictions As the government proposes a new mediator to settle disputes between tenants and landlords, PayProp says we need more clarity on […]

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Penn Announces Actions to Address Local Affordable Housing Supply in Sale of UC Townhomes

Craig Carnaroli, Penn’s senior executive vice president, wrote an op-ed in response to protests over the sale of UC Townhomes. Credit: Oscar Vasquez Penn broke his silence on the sale of University City Townhomes after months of protests, announcing a series of actions to address the broader lack of affordable housing in Philadelphia. In a […]

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The housing sector has not grown with the population rate —Experts

As Nigeria celebrates 62 years of national existence, built environment experts have repeatedly denounced the failure of successive governments to provide affordable housing to citizens. Many pundits, who have expressed concern over the huge housing deficit in the country, have lamented that at 62, the housing sector in Nigeria has failed to grow with the […]

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National planning regime is hurting housing supply in this country, property experts say

The government’s National Planning Framework (NPF) is making it harder to deliver much-needed housing and will make the situation worse unless it is removed, according to a new study by estate agents and estate advisers Savills. and which could have delivered 100,000 homes was dezoned as a direct result of the NPF in Meath, Kildare […]

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China takes steps to revive housing sector

Chinese local governments could gradually ease the floor on mortgage rates for first-time home buyers in some cities, the central bank said on Thursday, in a bid to support property prices and revive a flagging engine of growth. the world’s second largest economy. Localities would be allowed to decide whether to maintain, lower or remove […]

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LSC forges ahead in housing crisis

Livingstone Shire Council said granny flats could ease the housing crisis in CQ. Last week, in response to the housing crisis, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced a change to state planning rules to allow Queenslanders to rent out their granny flats or second homes at no time. anyone. The rules had previously limited rental to parents […]

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RESCON releases 15-point action plan to increase housing supply

VAUGHAN, ONT. — The Home Builders’ Council of Ontario (RESCON) has released a 15-point action plan outlining changes the three levels of government can make to address the housing supply and affordability crisis. accommodations. The plan, Housing Ontario’s People Everywhere (HOPE), recommends five actions for each level of government. RESCON consulted with a wide range […]

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Property Council welcomes landmark housing report from Productivity Commission

[30 September 2022] The Australian Property Council today welcomed the landmark Productivity Commission review of the National Housing and Homelessness (NHHA) Agreement. Property Council chief executive Ken Morrison said the report ‘Need Fixes: The National Housing and Homelessness Accord’ is a damning condemnation of politics and housing supply in Australia, and reinforces many of the […]

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California governor signs bills to increase housing supply

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a legislative package that state lawmakers hope will help solve the state’s housing crisis. He signed the package of 41 bills at a press conference Wednesday at the site of an affordable housing community project in San Francisco. Newsom said the bills will speed the construction of new homes […]

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China to ease floor on mortgage rates to revive housing sector

BEIJING, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Chinese local governments may gradually ease the floor on mortgage rates for first-time buyers in some cities, the central bank said on Thursday, in a bid to support house prices and revive a stalled engine. of the world’s second largest economy. Localities would be allowed to decide whether to maintain, […]

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Failure to act on mortgage support will worsen housing crisis – Derry Daily

SDLP MP Mark H Durkan has criticized the lack of movement by ministers for Stormont and Westminster to implement support for homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payments. South Belfast MP Claire Hanna also urged the Treasury to meet with financial institutions to see what additional protections could be given to landlords. The renewed calls […]

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75,000 children in housing crisis due to lack of housing in London

M More than 75,000 children are stuck in temporary accommodation in London due to lack of accommodation and lack of housing benefit, experts have warned. Two reports, one for Mayor Sadiq Khan by University College London and the other by the Center for London think tank, said the cost of living crisis could lead to […]

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Why is the housing supply so low?

There is no other way to sugarcoat what is happening in the Canadian housing market: the country is facing a severe shortage of supply. Why is the housing supply so low? Current market conditions, whether record inventories or strengthening demand, have triggered a crisis in housing affordability. With interest rates rising and an inevitable increase […]

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David Eby proposes sweeping housing supply measures that trump BC cities

After hinting at sweeping reforms to increase housing supply and control demand through more interventionist policies earlier this year, David Eby today outlined the potential flagship housing strategies he will put in place if he is named the new leader of the BC NDP party, and effectively the next premier of British Columbia. Eby previously […]

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‘Astonishing’ low level of construction contributing to housing crisis in Buncrana

The “astonishing” low level of housing construction in Buncrana over the past decade has contributed to the town’s housing crisis, a town hall meeting said. The meeting, aimed at finding possible solutions to the housing situation, was informed that there have been only 58 recorded completions of housing units over the past decade. The meeting […]

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Grant Presents Platform to Ease District’s Affordable Housing Crisis

Independent DC mayoral candidate Rodney “Red” Grant calls for change and offers solutions WASHINGTON DC, UNITED STATES, Sept. 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The District of Columbia is currently facing an affordable housing crisis due to minimal housing available to residents, developers using loopholes to circumvent affordable development and a system that is slow to serve […]

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Rising interest rates and housing supply could threaten Hispanic wealth

Lack of retirement accounts, rising interest rates and low housing supply pose risks to building long-term Latin American wealth, a new report warns. why is it important: Even though Latinos have made financial and educational gains in recent decades, they lag behind their non-Hispanic white counterparts in critical indicators of financial well-being. The big picture: […]

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Saint John wants to focus on non-profit housing sector

Saint John City Councilors have taken the first step to help non-profit landlords and make housing more affordable by creating a new initiative to oversee these efforts. At Monday night’s meeting, councilors voted on a motion for a municipal housing entity. “There are more jobs on the market in our expanding industries, yet more people […]

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‘Missed opportunity’ on measures to boost housing supply – Savills

Auctioneers Savills criticized the government’s housing measures in the 2023 budget, denouncing “the lack of measures in the budget to promote the supply of housing”, even as he welcomed the extension of the Help- to-Buy and the extension of stamp duty exemptions. New housing manager david browne said: “We are in the midst of a […]

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Nigeria @ 62: Experts denounce unimpressive performance of housing sector

As the Nigerian government pulls out all the stops to celebrate the country’s 62nd Independence Anniversary, housing sector experts have expressed mixed reactions to Nigeria’s growing housing deficit and weak government performance. reports DAYO AYEYEMI. In four days, Saturday to be precise, the Nigerian government will celebrate the country’s 62 years of independence. As usual, […]

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REDAN opposes government involvement in the housing sector

The Real Estate Development Association of Nigeria has said government involvement in the housing sector will not provide a lasting solution to the challenges it faces. It was then that the association sought a conducive business environment to help private investors access funds with low interest rates and make housing available and affordable to the […]

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Charlie Kratovil Releases Plan to Tackle New Brunswick’s Growing Housing Crisis

Policy platform emphasizes affordability, strengthens tenants’ rights, promotes homeownership and sets New Brunswick on the path to ending homelessness NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – At a rally with supporters and community members outside the city’s Housing Authority offices, New Brunswick mayoral candidate Charlie Kratovil presented his Declaration of housing justice rights, a 10-point policy proposal to […]

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System needed to track vacant properties to increase housing supply, conference says – The Irish Times

A reliable system to track the exact number of vacant properties statewide is needed to help increase housing supply, a conference heard. With growing pressures on services and a lack of private rental housing, the Simon Community’s Ending Homelessness conference heard that efforts to utilize empty buildings were insufficient. The 2022 census recorded 166,752 vacant […]

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Queensland property tax ‘could jeopardize housing supply’

An industry body warns that controversial new property taxes could have a serious impact on Queensland’s overstretched rental market. The fear is that the new tax system will discourage interstate developers from investing in Queensland’s housing market. Changes made earlier this year mean that property tax will now be calculated based on land held across […]

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Brandon housing crisis reflected in data | Spare News

A Brandon program to help homeless people in the city is calling for more affordable and transitional housing in light of census data released Wednesday by Statistics Canada that shows Indigenous peoples across the country are facing a housing crisis. lodging. Homelessness in Brandon has seen a huge increase as a result of the COVID-19 […]

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Powell: US housing sector needs a correction

As the Federal Reserve has delivered what it hopes will be a fatal blow to inflation – another 75 basis point rate hike, with more on the way – Fed Chief Jerome Powell is bent over backwards to single out house prices as the main culprit for the US’ high stubbornness. inflation rate. At a […]

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Luneh, an emerging leader in the temporary housing sector, signs a growth financing agreement with Decathlon Capital Partners

Growth financing agreement will help accelerate Luneh’s expansion and development of new market offerings NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Luneh, a national provider of temporary housing, announces a seven-figure investment from Decathlon Capital Partners to accelerate its growth in the corporate housing and serviced home markets. The company will use the capital […]

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Data points to a simmering housing crisis in the making – Reuters

Home ownership and real estate activities in the broad sense are down 6.0% in 2Q A simmering housing crisis in the making as a by-product of the current economic turmoil as the sector experiences both demand and supply cuts. According to data released by the Department of Census […]

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Government regulation, interference hurting housing supply – Cowichan Valley Citizen

Government regulation, interference harms housing supply Subject: Rental housing crisis We are in a rental housing crisis. Government manipulation and continued interference in the industry have had adverse effects. British Columbia had fair and balanced legislation and was one of Canada’s leaders in rental legislation. This is no longer the case. Owners no longer control […]

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Government regulation, interference hurting housing supply – Lake Cowichan Gazette

Letter: Government Regulation, Interference Harms Housing Supply Owners no longer control their property, the government no longer Government regulation, interference harms housing supply Subject: Rental housing crisis We are in a rental housing crisis. Government manipulation and continued interference in the industry have had […]

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Will a reduction in stamp duties solve the housing crisis?

The most recent monthly figures from the Office for National Statistics showed the average UK house price was £292,000 in July. That’s £39,000 more than the same time last year. Record increases are set to end as the cost of living crisis begins to bite homeowners. The Bank of England’s strategy of raising interest rates […]

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Plight of Scottish tenants revealed as housing crisis worsens

The housing crisis in the Scottish private rental sector (PRS) is rapidly worsening, leaving thousands of tenants in dire straits as they are unable to find accommodation. This is the view of the Belvoir Group and Andrew Jack, of Belvoir in Edinburgh, said: ‘The current situation is incredibly difficult for tenants, and many of those […]

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Toronto Police Housing and Funeral Census Report: In the News September 21, 2022

In The News is a roundup of articles from The Canadian Press designed to start your day. Here’s what’s on our editors’ radar for the morning of Wednesday, September 21, 2022… What we’re watching in Canada… Canada’s numbers expert will release its latest census report today, offering a snapshot of the country’s housing landscape. Statistics […]

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Toronto Police Housing and Funeral Census Report: In the News September 21, 2022 | National

In The News is a roundup of articles from The Canadian Press designed to start your day. Here’s what’s on our editors’ radar for the morning of Wednesday, September 21, 2022… What we’re watching in Canada… Canada’s numbers expert will release its latest census report today, offering a snapshot of the country’s housing landscape. Statistics […]

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Closing the Wealth Gap by Improving Housing Supply — RISMedia

Home ownership is the most powerful tool for closing the racial and ethnic wealth gap. To underscore this point, Latino homeowners have 28 times the wealth of Latino renters and a median net worth of $171,900 versus $6,200. The wealth gap between Latino families and their non-Hispanic white counterparts narrows significantly when comparing the household […]

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Ketchum considering temporary zoning changes to boost housing supply

The City of Ketchum is proposing temporary changes to its zoning code to address housing shortages and to address recent development trends that staff believe are moving the city in the wrong direction. The resort’s comprehensive plan, which was drafted in 2014, calls for a “strong and diverse economy” and a “vibrant city centre,” lead […]

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Nurses move to UK as housing crisis sees many on the left struggling

The housing crisis is forcing young nurses to move to countries where accommodation is cheaper, said the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organization (INMO). Secretary General Phil Ní Sheaghdha said the attractive packages offered by Britain’s NHS – which include free or reduced-rent accommodation – are attracting new entrants to the UK. She said the exodus […]

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California housing report finds two cities people most want to leave

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Homebuyers are leaving the Bay Area in droves, according to a new housing report released by Redfin real estate site. Three children injured in Antioch crash remain in serious condition, mother says More people sought to leave the Bay Area than any other metro area in July and August, Redfin says. […]

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FOMC meeting kicks off, housing report release and more: Tuesday’s 5 things to know

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com Here are the key events happening on Tuesday this could have an impact on trade. FED ASSISTANCE IN 2024? : The Federal Reserve is unlikely to pivot and cut its benchmark interest rate until 2024 at the earliest as it tries to crush the highest inflation in four decades, […]

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Dillingham housing crisis leaves some teachers sleeping at school

Science teacher Dan Bonser holds his cat, Nix, on September 7, 2022 in the classroom where he and his family have stayed since arriving in Dillingham in August. (Izzy Ross / KDLG) This article originally appeared on KDLG.org and is republished here with permission. There was a lot of turnover in the Dillingham City School […]

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Housing construction increases, but insufficient housing supply continues to drive up house prices

The number of sites under development for new homes increased by 15% in the second quarter of the year compared to the corresponding period in 2021, according to the latest data. Figures from the Office for National Statistics show a sharp rise in housing starts from April to June this year, with 51,730 homes under […]

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Meeting the moment of our housing crisis

Climate justice begins when we recognize the adverse effects of extreme weather on our communities and the world and advocate to mitigate these costs and damages for all of us. In real time, the climate justice movement highlights the social, public health and economic challenges and costs of adapting to and responding to climate change. […]

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Hot Springs nonprofit aims to ease housing crisis

HOT SPRINGS – Hot Springs has a housing crisis that has been illuminated by the covid-19 pandemic, something that Kim Carter, executive director of Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic, is trying to help solve. One of the groups of people who have been struggling since the pandemic began is the people of ALICE, Carter said. […]

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Limerick Chamber calls for housing sector reforms in 2023 budget

LIMERICK Chamber has urged the government to put housing sector reforms at the heart of its budget. Pascal Donohoe will announce his estimates for 2023 on September 27, and the Mid-West region’s largest group of business representatives also said it was essential for ministers to think ‘strategically’ about how to sustain growth regionally balanced across […]

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Appreciation of FG’s intervention in the housing sector

Fachola In the spectrum of human needs, housing comes after air and food. For dignity in life, having a home becomes a priority in the hierarchy of necessities. To this end, governments around the world are making meeting the housing needs of citizens a key part of their agenda.The current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Expert urges community to join the action

A housing analyst who predicts the Sunshine Coast’s tight market will get worse before it gets better, has launched a campaign urging everyday residents to join the fight for change. Mal Cayley of Direct Collective reiterated his assessment that years of stifled housing development on the Sunshine Coast are now manifesting in massive pressure on […]