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Annual statistics on stocks and rents in the social housing sector show the impact of the pandemic

The Social Housing Regulator has published statistics on the social housing sector for suppliers registered with private and local authorities, including ownership of shares and rents as of March 31, 2021. Feedback from all registered social housing providers shows the sector providing 4.4 million homes across England with a net increase of around 25,000 social […]

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BC Government Taking Positive Steps to Increase Housing Supply, But Incentives Needed to Encourage Action

With demand significantly outstripping supply in many parts of British Columbia, the cost of housing has increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) has argued that increasing the supply of market housing is key to making home ownership more affordable for British Columbians. That’s why the provincial government’s recent […]

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Township of Patton Task Force to Present Affordable Housing Report and Recommendations

Patton Township Municipal Building, 100 Patton Plaza. Photo of Ben Jones | StateCollege.com After a year of effort, a Patton Township task force will present its report and recommendations on affordable housing at Wednesday’s board of supervisors meeting. The meeting begins at 5:00 p.m. in the Township of Patton Municipal Building, 100 Patton Plaza. It […]

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Statistics on the stock and rents of the social housing sector show the impact of the pandemic

The social housing regulator has today published statistics on the social housing sector for providers registered with private and local authorities, including share ownership and rents as of 31 March 2021. Feedback from all registered social housing providers shows the sector providing 4.4 million homes across England with a net increase of around 25,000 social […]

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KPKT Conducts BDA Study to Get True Picture of Housing Industry

KUALA LUMPUR: The Department of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) is conducting the Big Data Analytics (BDA) study on housing last February to get a true picture of the position and availability of data related to the housing sector in Malaysia. His Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Abdul Muttalib said the study, which is expected […]

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KPKT performs Big Data Analytics to get a true picture of the housing industry

Ismail said this study aims to help address unsold properties and uncover a clearer and more accurate housing market position for the development of a sustainable and efficient real estate sector. – Bernama archive photo KUALA LUMPUR (October 25): The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) is conducting the Big Data Analytics (BDA) study […]

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Housing sector, infrastructure spending to boost cement demand for FY22

The faster-than-expected recovery in the housing sector along with the government’s focus on infrastructure spending is expected to boost cement demand by 10-12% in FY22. The growth comes after cement demand declined by (-)1% in FY20 and (-)11% in FY21. Watch the Zee Business live stream below: “Pent-up demand and low interest rates have boosted […]

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Housing supply cannot keep up with demand, says NAHB CEO, but solution to ‘looming crisis’ must be found quickly

Homebuilders are scrambling to build new homes, but supply and labor shortages are slowing them down, creating a housing shortage in the United States (iStock) House prices have skyrocketed over the past year as imbalances between supply and demand have grown in the housing market. As current owners are reluctant to sell their homes in […]

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The RMA bill “Facilitating the supply of housing” – removal of administrative formalities for the intensification of housing | Denton

In a rare show of unity, Labor and National have teamed up to bring a radical new housing policy to life. The Resource Management Amendment Bill (allowing the supply of accommodation and other matters) (the “Bill”) proposes amendments to the Resource Management Act 1991 (“RMA”) to advance and strengthen the National Policy Statement on Urban […]

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RE/MAX National Housing Report for September 2021

DENVER, October 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With three quarters of the year over, 2021 reflects seasonal norms, unlike 2020, but maintains strong momentum. Home sales in September fell 7.0% from the August total and the median sale price fell 1.1% to $329,000 – both much less than typical falls as summer gives way to fall. […]

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Morgan Sindall Launches Machine Learning Software Platform for Social Housing Sector

Building and regeneration group Morgan Sindall Group plc will launch a technology platform this week that uses machine learning to provide social housing landlords and tenants with real-time, actionable insights to help ensure their properties are healthy, compliant and more cost-effective in energy. Using discrete, interconnected sensors placed within a home, the platform collects data […]

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Three takeaways from the Sonoma housing report

In April, the City of Sonoma released its Housing Needs Data Report, defined as “a roadmap on how to meet our growth and housing challenges”. In 61 pages of charts and tables, it offers a somewhat bleak look at the housing situation in Sonoma, which continues to be out of reach for many residents even […]

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Inside Housing – Insight – Spending Review 2021: What is the housing sector asking for?

Financing and development of affordable housing The government must invest £12.8billion a year over the next 10 years in social rented housing to ‘break the back’ of the housing crisis, according to Shelter. The charity also wants the government to announce the next 10 years of its Affordable Housing Program (AHP) now, rather than waiting […]

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Iraq and Jordan discuss cooperation in construction and housing sector

Planning Minister Khaled Battal Al-Najm discussed with Jordanian Minister of Public Works and Housing Yahya Al-Kasabi cooperation in the housing and construction sector within the framework of the tripartite cooperation between the Iraq, Jordan and Egypt. Abdul-Zahra Al-Hindawi, spokesperson for the Ministry of Planning, told Zawya Projects that the minister has invited Jordanian investments in […]

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The disconnect between supply and demand is nothing new for the housing sector

Through Legal futures Associate the meaning of the search Monthly construction output fell by 0.2% in volume terms in August 2021, with the level of output now 1.5% below its pre-coronavirus level (February 2020). Public sector construction output for new housing remains down 28.6% from February 2020, while private housing construction is down 3.8%. Andy […]

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Work underway to reform the territory’s community housing sector

To continue to drive investment, stimulate our economy and improve housing conditions for Territorians, the Territory’s Labor Government is developing a new model of social and affordable housing. Currently, the territory has an aging public housing stock and there is a great opportunity to realize economic benefits from large-scale transfers to the community housing sector […]

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Forex crisis hits the housing sector

The housing sector is currently going through difficult times as the current crisis in the foreign exchange market affects the evolution of the sector. To this end, real estate agent and managing director of BSTAN Homes, Becky Olubukola, urged the federal government to find a solution to solve the housing deficit as well as the […]

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APRA must do more to chill the housing sector – ShareCafe

Australian trade commentators, analysts and investors went a little wild at the weekend after APRA, the main financial regulator, dipped its toe in house price waters and revealed a slight tightening of service rules real estate loans. He was blamed for the drop in the ASX 200 on Wednesday, banking stocks, especially Commonwealth and no […]

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WILD: Housing supply in the GTA is tight to last for the foreseeable future

Breadcrumb Links Toronto and the GTA Opinion Real estate in the Toronto area is in the midst of an affordability crisis that can only be resolved through government cooperation, says TRREB Publication date : October 08, 2021 • October 8, 2021 • 3 minute read • 6 comments Residential home sales in Metro Vancouver are […]

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Can the private housing sector stop chasing it?

Can the private housing sector learn new tricks? Getty Endless eviction bans, credit check bans for new residents and limits on rent increases are just some of the government interventions that have proliferated in recent years, even before Covid-19. and government reactions to it costing people their jobs and income. It would be reasonable to […]

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Imbalance: housing supply and demand during the pandemic

Vancouver, BC – October 7, 2021. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) has released a report quantifying the imbalance between supply and demand in the British Columbia housing market during the COVID-19 pandemic. BCREA’s recent Market Intelligence report, Imbalance: housing supply and demand during the pandemic, at the height of market activity in March […]

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Forex Crisis Hits the Housing Sector – BSTAN Group

Becky Olubukola, Managing Director of BSTAN Homes, urged the federal government to find solutions to address the housing deficit as well as the exchange rate crisis. She said it on Friday in Abuja, at a launch ceremony for the National House Fair 5.0, for 2021, according to Punch. She noted that there is a definite […]

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Regional housing report reveals causes of housing crisis in Riverina | The Daily Advertiser

newsletters, editors’ selection list, A new regional housing report has confirmed that extremely low levels of rental vacancy in the Riverina are at the root of the region’s housing crisis. The report from the specially appointed Regional Housing Task Force, published on October 1, found that the majority of the NSW region is suffering from […]

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Regional housing report highlights challenges facing councils

An independent report on housing and the planning system in the NSW region has highlighted the challenges local councils face in meeting demand. Rob Stokes The Regional Housing Working Group report details feedback from the consultation of over 500 people in the NSW region, including 95 regional councils. The data indicates that the increase in […]

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NWA cities strive to expand housing supply to accommodate region’s growth

Growth in northwest Arkansas continues. Following the release of census data in August that showed Fayetteville was now the second-largest city in the state, an article published by online media company Visual Capitalist ranked the northwest metropolitan area of Arkansas as the sixth fastest growing metropolitan area in the nation. It seems almost certain that […]