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Housing report proposes universal basic income

The success of stimulus payments and unemployment benefits at the height of the pandemic underscores the need to expand income assistance and move to a universal basic income, according to a new report from the Boston Foundation. The concept of periodic payments to all individuals has become a “growing policy,” according to Stanford University, with […]

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Prices soar as demand continues to climb

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Real estate prices have soared to another all-time high, after the previous month’s record. Median prices in May marked the third straight month of record high prices and reached $227,750 for the month, up 18% from last year’s $193,000 and 5% from the record high of $218,000 from last month. May was […]

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Emergency housing supply crisis

A total of 1,521 households in Sligo are currently on the housing waiting or transfer list, last week’s council meeting announced. The response issued by Chief Executive Joe Murphy said those on Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) and awaiting transfer amounted to 763 households, with another 202 households, such as council tenants, tenants of approved housing […]

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Pipes, tubes strong demand in the housing sector

Demand for pipes and tubes from the housing sector has remained strong throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, says sales manager at pipe and tube maker Stewarts & Lloyds Clayton Greer. He explains that plumbing service providers “had a lot of work going on” to repair and maintain existing homes, as well as hospitals, while also taking […]

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Inside Housing – Insight – Housing Week: the reputation of the sector put to the test

A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for housing professionals An interview with Kate Henderson aired last night (Picture: ITV News) dividing lines A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for #UKhousing housing professionals Is the reputation of the social housing sector in crisis? It certainly feels like it could be. Last night […]

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Hamilton could ‘dig in’ without family-friendly housing: report

By Nathan Sager Published on June 25, 2021 at 03:41 Hamilton’s housing construction policies need to be more family-friendly, especially as there is a climate crisis. Thursday, the Smart Prosperity Institute published a research paper which examines homebuilding and population trends in Hamilton from 2015 to 2020. The authors claim that Hamilton built fewer single-family […]

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JCHS Releases State of the Nation’s Housing Report

the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies published the 2021 edition of its report on the issues surrounding housing in the United States. The report brings together data from a wide variety of sources to shed light on where the housing market is and how it got there. Covering all the bases The 38-page […]

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Kinder Institute’s 2021 State of Housing Report Highlights Rent Compression for Low- and Middle-Income Households

The Kinder Institute for Urban Research released its 2021 State of Housing Report for Harris County and Houston on June 22. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper) In 2019, one in 11 tenants in Harris County had an eviction notice posted on their door; one in 25 tenant households were also evicted. This statistic was one of […]

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Are tenant protections reducing the supply of rental housing?

Governor Inslee has yet to announce whether and in what form he will extend Washington state’s eviction moratorium beyond the end of this month, when it is due to expire. But in the meantime, the cities of Kenmore, Kirkland and Seattle have all extended local moratoriums through Sept. 30, and Seattle and Kenmore have both […]

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Rising construction costs ‘could reduce housing supply and raise prices’

Rising construction costs could hamper the supply of new homes and fuel a further increase in existing home prices, Bank of America warned. In a detailed report on the Irish housing market, Bank of America said current house price increases have been “stronger than expected”. He said he still expects Irish property prices to “maintain […]

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NT’s urban public housing sector in ‘crisis’ as priority applicants face two-year wait

The letter telling Tracey Myles government housing was on the horizon appeared in April, during a months-long period of homelessness. Key points: Applicants for priority urban housing in the Northern Territories face an average wait time of 23 months NT government says housing department operates on ‘failed model’ But social service groups are questioning the […]

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JCHS Releases 2021 State of the Nation’s Housing Report

Homepage News JCHS Releases 2021 State of the Nation’s Housing Report Cambridge, MA, June 16, 2021 – As the U.S. economy continues to recover from the effects of the pandemic, households that weathered the crisis without financial distress are grabbing hold of the limited supply of homes for sale, driving up prices. price and further […]

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New housing supply report warns of impending crisis for WA – The Market Herald

Subscribe Be the first with news that moves the market Perth is facing a housing supply crisis, with demand set to outstrip supply over the next three years, according to a recent report “If we continue to move forward in a ‘business as usual’ fashion, there is no doubt that we are headed for a […]

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Evolving mosaic of the housing sector in the Indian real estate space

Indian real estate has started to show signs of recovery amid a positive employment climate since the second quarter of 2020-21 The year 2020 has started with huge expectations from the real estate industry after seeing disruptions due to demonetization, GST, RERA and NBFC crisis over the past few years. Residential property sales in India […]

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Inside Housing – News – Welsh housing sector calls on new government to provide funding certainty for decarbonisation

Key figures in the Welsh housing sector have said the newly elected government must secure grant funding if the sector is to meet its target of reaching net zero by 2030. Image: Getty dividing lines Figures from the Welsh housing sector said greater funding certainty was needed to meet ministers’ ambitious climate change targets #UKhousing […]

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Stop new rental regulations to preserve housing supply

The Seattle City Council’s manipulation of the tenant-landlord relationship is fraught with toxic consequences. Mayor Jenny Durkan is expected to veto three housing bills passed by an excessive council majority on Monday to force council members to publicly debate the issue a second time if they try to override her vetoes. The bills make it […]

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Mayor Cooper Releases Affordable Housing Report

Mayor John Cooper today released a key report detailing steps Nashville can take over the next three years to meet its urgent affordable housing needs. In the report, the Mayor’s Affordable Housing Task Force, made up of 22 experts, provides nine priority recommendations for making meaningful progress by 2024. “Nashville needs to be a city […]

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With growing demand, the retirement home sector is positioned for growth: JLL

Zach Bowyer CHICAGO – JLL Valuation Advisory has released its fourth annual Senior Housing Investor Survey and Outlook, which shows that while the sector still faces challenges, senior housing is on a growth trajectory as long-term demand remains positive due to the aging baby boomer population. faces a growing need for care. As the senior […]

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Inside Housing – News – Evictions by private landlords overtake social housing sector for first time during pandemic

Evictions by private landlords have exceeded those in the social housing sector in England and Wales for the first time during the pandemic, official statistics show. Image: Getty dividing lines Evictions by private landlords have overtaken those in the social housing sector in England and Wales for the first time during the pandemic, according to […]