Housing supply

Supply of social housing | Tasmanian Green MPs

Question from Mrs O’CONNOR to the MINISTER of HOUSING, Mr FERGUSON Mr. Speaker, the acting Prime Minister’s responses together took up about 12 minutes of the House’s time. I’m just pointing out that today’s answers have been very long so far. Ms. Ogilvie – You didn’t even ask for indulgence. Mrs. O’CONNOR – I ask […]

Housing supply

White House to unveil measures to ease housing shortage

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is set to unveil a series of measures aimed at addressing America’s shortage of entry-level homes and rental properties, according to people familiar with the matter, measures designed to boost their financing and their construction over the next few years. The changes would rely on the administrative authority of government […]

Housing report

Housing report suggests ‘slightly calmer market’

Nationwide, pending residence Sales collectively fell for two consecutive months according to July data of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). While the Western region saw a month-over-month gain in contract activity, the other three major US regions saw declines, and all four regions saw deals decline by year after year, reports NAR. “The market […]

Housing sector

Value of private rental housing sector jumps 5.8% to £1.4trillion, report says

The value of the private rental sector in Britain rose by 5.8% last year to £1.4trillion, according to a bank report. House prices soared 9.9% between March this year and the start of the pandemic, helped by the suspension of stamp duties, Shawbrook Bank said. This included a 5.6% increase in the value of the […]

Housing sector

Housing sector stays afloat during pandemic – Inforial

Inforial (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Mon 23 Aug 2021 2021-08-23 11:30 a.m. 229 c78dad32e3af0945bdb46490a838eda8 4 Tooltip COVID-19, PURP Free The unforeseen and prolonged COVID-19 pandemic has not weakened the spirit of Indonesian public housing developers who continue to build housing for the people, reflecting the capacity of the national housing sector to withstand the […]

Housing report

RE/MAX publishes its July 2021 housing report — RISMedia

July inventories rose an uncharacteristically 4% from June, marking the first two consecutive months of month-over-month inventory gains since April and May 2019, according to RE/MAX. Meanwhile, July’s 1.3 months of inventory set a new low for the month. Home sales in July were the third highest total in the report’s 13-year history, although they […]

Housing sector

SNB honored for its role in financing the housing sector

The New Zealand Pavilion is set to celebrate its biggest month yet at Expo 2020 Dubai, revealing a stellar lineup of music, dance and culinary events throughout January. The action-packed cultural calendar, starting January 13, culminates with New Zealand’s National Day celebrations on January 31, including a special performance by one of the country’s best-selling […]

Housing supply

Refsa urges the government to increase the supply of affordable housing | Daily Express Online

Refsa urges the government to increase the supply of affordable housing Published on: Tuesday August 17th, 2021 By: Bernama Text size: Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia needs to increase its supply of affordable housing and ensure that selection procedures are consistent and transparent. Research for Social Advancement (REFSA) researcher Lillian Wee said the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified […]

Housing report

RE/MAX National Housing Report for July 2021

DENVER, August 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — July inventory rose an uncharacteristically 4.0% from June, marking the first two consecutive months of month-over-month inventory gains since April and May 2019. Meanwhile, July’s 1.3 months of inventory set a new low for the month. Home sales in July were the third highest total in the report’s 13-year […]

Housing sector

Housing industry sees recovery in June quarter, new launches up 241%

In another sign of economic recovery, the residential real estate segment saw the launch of several new projects in key cities during the second quarter of the calendar year ended in June. The quarter saw the launch of 17,640 units in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata, during the second quarter of 2021, an increase of […]

Housing sector

UNPA+AFC has created a solid strategy for the housing sector

Dear Editor, Please leave room for me in your letter column to post my missive. Last week, the People’s Progressive/Civic Party celebrated its first year in power. Over the past year, the government has failed to meet the needs of the people of Guyana, even as it continues to focus on frivolous issues and cheap […]

Housing supply

Posthaste: It’s not just about demand, housing supply growth may also have peaked in Canada after a burst of activity

Good morning! Investment in residential construction hit a record $43.4 billion in the second quarter of this year – topping $40 billion for the first time – but could start to cool off after a period of sustained growth. According to new data from Statistics Canada, investment in residential construction fell 5.8% to $13.8 billion […]

Housing sector

Inside Housing – Commentary – As a trade body in the housing industry, we are concerned about the rise of exempt accommodation providers

As the industry’s trade body, our role is to champion the value that housing associations bring to our society and to celebrate best practice across the industry. I am immensely proud of the incredible supported housing providers we represent, who provide excellent services in an incredibly challenging environment. But they should not be confused with […]

Housing supply

Scarcity of housing supply highlighted as average rents rise

Average rents for residential properties increased by 5.6% nationwide between April and June, according to the latest quarterly rentals report from website Daft.ie. The report shows rents rising faster outside of Dublin and a record number of properties available to let. Daft.ie’s rental report for the second quarter of this year shows the biggest difference […]