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Cybercrime at your doorstep – Focus on the social housing sector

Municipalities and social housing organizations have not been spared by the resurgence of cyberattacks in recent years. This is all the more the case as many accommodation providers have sought to improve their adoption of digital services to accommodate the growing digital footprint of modern society. Unfortunately, as the provision of digital services increases, so […]

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Plans to ease housing shortage in South Worcestershire

Terra have submitted plans for 30 homes with extensive landscaping and open public space, located on the outskirts of the village of Callow End in south Worcestershire. Malvern Hills District Council cannot currently demonstrate a five-year housing supply, which the proposed scheme could help alleviate. The 5.7 acre site in Old Hills is east of […]

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Concerns over housing shortage

A housing body has raised housing affordability concerns in NSW after data showed a drop in the number of new homes being built in Sydney in 2020-21. The Property Council of Australia has called for greater action on housing supply after the New South Wales government released data showing a decline in supply in the […]

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‘Ballistic’ property market creates barriers for independent disability housing sector

Queensland’s competitive housing market has added further pressure on the disability accommodation sector, as providers look to tackle a ‘new century’ of support that emphasizes independent living. Key points: Endeavor Foundation will build 70 fully accessible homes over the next four years He estimates that 1,700 people need specialist disability accommodation in Queensland Disability support […]

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North High-Rise Renovation Adds to Hamilton’s Affordable Housing Supply – Hamilton

A $34 million renovation of an 18-story skyscraper has created 146 new affordable housing units for seniors in North Hamilton. City and federal government officials cut the ribbon Friday morning to mark the completion of the project on MacNab Street North, which overlooks the West Harbor. Newly elected Liberal MP Chad Collins, outgoing chairman of […]

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National Association of Realtors Chief Economist: ‘The housing sector is clearly stabilizing’

By Anna Bahney, CNN Business The housing market is starting to look a little more normal. Home sales fell in August from both July and a year ago, breaking two straight months of increases, according to National Association of Realtors. Home purchases have increased over the past year, which Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist, says […]

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China’s housing sector risks falling into a bear market, says Citi

(Bloomberg) – Home prices in China are at risk of a “significant decline” regardless of what happens to the China Evergrande Group, analysts at Citigroup Inc. said, further dampening the country’s economic growth. “It seems clear that even under an orderly restructuring, the property sector in China is likely to face downward pressure,” analysts including […]

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Late charity leader allegedly assaulted men he secured accommodation for, report says

The former chief executive of Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) allegedly sexually assaulted men for whom he secured accommodation through the homeless charity, according to an internal report. Anthony Flynn, who died in tragic circumstances last month, was being investigated by the gardaí for two alleged sexual assaults. In recent weeks, others have claimed they […]

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Homebuilders tackle Canada’s housing shortage

Housing supply in Canada was falling short of demand even before COVID hit, a situation the pandemic has highlighted. It’s not that homebuilders have been idle. Housing starts over the past 12 months have been the strongest since the mid-1970s, and the number of homes under construction is at an all-time high. The problem is […]

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Ryan Charlton’s work in the community housing sector

Ryan Charlton is a property developer and manager, as well as a community leader and philanthropist. He gives back to his community by working with community members and organizations to help them develop properties that will benefit everyone. Charlton says that no matter your career path or industry, there’s always room to give back and […]

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RE/MAX National Housing Report for August 2021

DENVER, September 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — August home sales fell 3.5% from July’s total – and the median sale price fell 1.2% to $335,000 — as seasonal norms have signaled that the busiest home buying and selling months of 2021 are likely behind us. Despite these declines, August still nearly broke home sales records, signaling […]

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None of the federal parties propose doing enough for housing: report

Breadcrumb Links News Election 2021 A UBC research lab says no federal party has a platform that will “restore housing affordability for all.” Publication date : Sep 17, 2021 • September 17, 2021 • 2 minute read • 5 comments A graphic summarizes an analysis of each party’s housing platform by a University of British […]

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How advocates are tackling housing supply to help close the homeownership gap

by Gabbriel Schivone Realtors® are members of the National Association of Realtors® Maggie Amado-Tellez, a nonprofit leader and REALTOR® member of the National Association of REALTORS®, has always aspired to buy her own home. And, once she realized that dream, she made it her mission to make sure others could do the same. Amado-Tellez’s homeownership […]

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Governor Newsom Signs Landmark Legislation to Boost California Housing Supply and Tackle Housing Crisis

Governor Newsom’s plan to return to California will lead to more than 84,000 new homes and an end to homelessness, including today’s announcement of $1.75 billion in housing funding affordable for new california housing accelerator SB 8 extends Housing Crisis Act of 2019 to further boost housing production SB 9 gives landlords additional tools to […]

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Inside Housing – News – Social housing report reveals gap in knowledge of net zero

News15.09.2110:50 GMTby Tim Clark A new report has revealed a gap between tenants’ concerns about climate change and their understanding of the concept of reaching net zero. Image: Getty dividing lines Social housing report reveals gap in awareness of net zero #UKhousing Research by Orbit Homes and the Chartered Institute for Housing (CIH) found that […]

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Could 3D printed houses solve Canada’s housing supply problem?

Breadcrumb Links MoneyWise Pro To borrow money Buzz builds around technology, which helps produce low-cost homes Author of the article: Publication date : Sep 14, 2021 • September 14, 2021 • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Matjazz / Shutterstock Content of the article The horror story that is the Canadian housing market has […]

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At Real Estate Forum, leading mayoral candidates discuss Atlanta housing supply

The top five candidates in Atlanta’s mayoral race, according to the latest polls, tackled one of the city’s thorniest issues Tuesday night: how to boost Atlanta’s housing supply. Their answers came during a forum in front of a few hundred real estate professionals at Clark University in Atlanta. It was organized by the Council for […]

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RESCON: Blaming slow approval process for lack of housing supply

Breadcrumb Links New homes and condos Houses Publication date : Sep 13, 2021 • September 13, 2021 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation The shortage of new housing has contributed to the rising cost of housing; prices for new construction and existing homes have surged. Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are […]

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Real Estate Trends: Housing Supply and Demand Expected to Grow This Festival Season

In the Mumbai Metropolitan Area (MMR) alone, consultants expect 2 million square feet of launches over the coming festive months with 25-30 major launches expected. The upcoming holiday season is expected to spoil customers for choice in the residential real estate industry. After witnessing lukewarm launch momentum for several years and last year’s pandemic-hit season, […]

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Increase the supply of affordable housing by lowering the bond limit | Housing Finance Magazine

While our society is still reeling from a devastating pandemic, we need to think about rebuilding a more sustainable, resilient and socially just economy than the one we had before COVID-19. This goal cannot be achieved without confronting the overwhelming shortage of affordable and safe housing in our country’s economic engines like New York and […]

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Inside Housing – News – Institutional investing is ‘naturally suited’ to the social housing sector, says Homes England

A senior Homes England official said there was a ‘natural fit’ between institutional investing and the social housing sector, and said the agency’s priority was to diversify the type of capital that social landlords had access. Civitas’ Tayo Bilewu and Homes England’s Fay Mitchelson during a panel discussion on innovative financing models for the delivery […]

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Housing Supply, Affordability at ‘Crisis Point’ in Illawarra: UDIA Report | Mercury of Illawarra

news, latest news, Illawarra and Shoalhaven are at a “point of crisis” as the area faces a rapidly dwindling supply of serviced land for development. That’s according to a new report, which also says the critical shortage of new homes is spreading across the region and having a major impact on “deteriorating” housing affordability. The […]

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The ‘new generation’ of construction workers is needed for housing supply

Meeting the demand for skilled workers to increase housing supply to an average of 33,000 homes per year, combined with the renovation of 500,000 homes under the government’s climate action plan by 2030 “is a huge challenge,” said Environment and Climate Minister Eamon Ryan. But, on the day of the announcement of the results of […]

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The trajectory of the social housing sector towards net zero described in a new report

As part of the final report of the of the Scottish government Zero Emission Social Housing Taskforce (ZEST). The report notes that due to the social housing sector’s focus on providing affordable, high-quality and energy-efficient housing, properties in the sector perform relatively better than other tenures in terms of energy efficiency standards. However, there are […]

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White House announces measures to boost supply of affordable housing

The Biden administration on Wednesday announced a series of political maneuvering intended to expand the supply of affordable housing amid a record rise in house prices. The White House said Wednesday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department of the Treasury and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) would expand and […]

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Catherine Hall: The whole housing sector must face the climate emergency

Outlining CIH Scotland’s support for the Scottish Housing Day focus on the climate emergency, Catherine room argues that the sector must act to decarbonise housing across all tenures if it is to play a meaningful role in tackling the crisis. The climate emergency represents the defining crisis of our time and yet it remains a […]