Housing supply

Is there really a housing shortage?

Housing supply has kept pace with population growth, it’s just that there are fewer properties available for homeowners to buy, according to a real estate analyst. The post-lockdown housing market boom had seen house prices soar and the lack of supply was often cited as one of the main reasons for this. But new analysis […]

Housing sector

Saudi Arabia increased support for housing sector in July

WTO slashes global trade growth forecast; Accelerating U.S. Consumer Prices — Macro Snapshot RIYADH: The impact of the Russian-Ukrainian war pushed up consumer price levels in the United States last month, as the cost of gasoline hit record highs, squeezed incomes in the Great Britain despite unemployment falling to its lowest in 50 years and […]

Housing supply

Allowing elected officials to increase housing supply is democratic

In summary To meaningfully address the interrelated issues of climate change, wildfire risk, and housing affordability, land use policies in California must change. Senate Bill 10 provides a good starting point. By Christopher S. Elmendorf, special for CalMatters Christopher S. Elmendorf is a professor of law at the UC Davis School of Law, cselmendorf@ucdavis.law.edu. California’s […]

Housing sector

Despite Covid, US senior housing sector shows resilience in 2021

E-mail Sign up for our free weekly newsletter Investors see significant near-term growth with full recovery expected in 2022 According to CBRE’s latest U.S. survey of senior housing and care investors, senior housing has shown strong resilience to the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the vast majority operators reporting pent-up investment demand and […]

Housing sector

Housing sector boosts cement demand for April-May 2021

Cement production demand and growth was mainly driven by the housing sector in the first two months of FY 2021-22. Cement production demand and growth was mainly driven by the housing sector in the first two months of FY 2021-22. During the months of April and May, cement production was recorded at 54 million tons, […]

Housing report

Housing Report: $17.82 per hour required to pay La’s rent.

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Louisiana is $927, according to the National Low-Income Housing Coalition. The band just came out”Out of reachThe report analyzes rents in all 50 states and highlights the need for affordable housing. The COVID-19 pandemic and public health orders related to stay-at-home orders have made housing problems […]

Housing report

RE/MAX National Housing Report for June 2021

DENVER, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — June created the perfect trifecta for a hot housing market: June home sales and prices both set records, while inventories rose for the first time in 15 months. June, typically the biggest month of the year for home sales, saw sales climb 14.2% from a strong May and top […]

Housing sector

‘Power Panel’ at InterFace event offers positive outlook for student accommodation sector post COVID-19

The InterFace Student Housing 2021 panel included, from left to right, Peter Katz of Institutional Property Advisors (moderator); Wes Rogers of Landmark Properties; Greystar’s Cliff Chandler; Avi Lewittes of the Scion Group; and Marc Lifshin of Core Spaces. As a new academic year begins, the outlook for the student housing industry continues to improve. A […]

Housing sector

Affordable housing sector in Kenya will provide attractive opportunities for investors

Buoyed by significant public investment in the 2021-22 national budget, combined with attractive incentives for private developers, Kenya’s affordable housing sector is well positioned to provide attractive opportunities for investors, according to Vivian Ombwayo, Director of research and evaluation at Broll Kenya Access to socio-economic amenities is a benchmark for private developers. (Image source: Broll […]

Housing sector

The housing sector is ‘poorly performing’ in the UK…

Only a quarter of people across the UK (24%) agree that local investment is having a noticeable impact where it is needed most, underlining the importance of scaling up and accelerating developments across the country. The index shows that there is a long way to go to rebuild the British economy and level […]

Housing sector

Housing sector drives surge in post-Covid construction sector

Construction activity continued to grow at a rapid pace in June following the easing of restrictions, according to the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the Ulster Bank sector. The seasonally adjusted index remained well above the 50 mark which signals the sector is expanding – posting a reading of 65 after 66.4 the previous […]

Housing supply

Tax changes will have a ‘chilling effect’ on housing supply

Any hope of large-scale build-to-let development will vanish unless the government rethinks its new tax policies for investors, the Property Council has said. When the government announced in March that it would phase out the ability for property investors to offset interest charges against rental income, it was unclear what this would mean for the […]

Housing sector

The rapidly changing rental housing sector

An in-depth report explores the rapid evolution of the single-family rental market, the institutionalization within the market for new build homes, and the emergence of new sub-classifications of these assets. Entitled, Low Density Rental Housing in America the study is a collaboration between RCLCO Real Estate Consulting and the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing. A […]

Housing sector

Inside Housing – Commentary – Housing sector set to be on war footing ahead of spending review

We also rely heavily on government support to subsidize new developments, and if we don’t get more government funding for firefighting and zero carbon, these issues will take a significant chunk of our balance sheets. The political context is not very favorable either. Unlike health and education, social housing is an easy target. Most of […]

Housing sector

Inside Housing – Commentary – What should the housing sector think of the government’s post-Brexit procurement strategy?

With respect to commercial delivery and procurement, housing associations must now “review whether they have the right policies and processes in place to manage the commercial delivery milestones identified in the NPPS, where relevant. for their supply portfolio. This is a very laudable requirement, but one that risks losing most of its housing association readers. […]

Housing supply

Saudi new housing supply jumps 29% in first quarter of 2021

Ukrainian government launches official website for crypto donations: Crypto Moves RIYADH: Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation has launched the official Aid For Ukraine website to raise cryptocurrency funds to support the country’s armed forces and humanitarian aid programs in its war against Russia. The crypto donation platform is in partnership with staking service provider Everstake […]

Housing supply

Covid pandemic hits housing supply and starts down 59% in April-June

Economic uncertainty caused by the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has forced property developers in India to take a more cautious approach to spending, which is reflected in the new supply figures for the April-June period. (Q2) of 2021, said a PropTiger report. A total of 21,839 new units were launched […]

Housing report

Morristown delivers report on affordable housing, after non-profit threatens to demand development halt

After a nonprofit lawsuit to stop all development in Morristown, city officials have provided an overdue report they say proves the city is meeting its affordable housing obligation. In a civil suit, the Fair Housing Center of Cherry Hill last month asked a Superior Court judge to prohibit current and future Morristown projects until a […]

Housing report

New listings return in June as home prices hit new high

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — New listings showed signs of returning in June as home prices hit a new record high for the fifth straight month in June. $385,000according to Realtor.com® Housing Monthly Report published today. While the number of homes for sale remained significantly lower than normal with a 43.1% drop […]