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fatal snowmobile accident; housing crisis; More: PM Patch NH

CONCORD, NH — The state’s premier housing caucus hopes to educate lawmakers about the need for new housing opportunities. The caucus includes 16 state senators and representatives from both sides of the political aisle and from different parts of New Hampshire. The committee is tracking a number of bills, including SB 400, the “community toolkit” […]

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Bexhill tops list of UK housing supply hotspots

The city saw an 88% increase in new properties for sale in the last week of January compared to the same period in 2021, according to the latest figures from Rightmove. During this period, the average asking price for properties in Bexhill rose by 13% to £342,265, and the average time to find a buyer […]

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Expectations of homebuyers and the housing sector from Budget 2022

This year, the budget is expected to provide more incentives for people to buy their own homes. By Atul Monga With record high mortgage interest rates and a sudden surge of remote working, the real estate industry has seen strong growth lately. After a lackluster 2020, 2021 was a real bargain for the housing sector […]

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5 Solutions to Charlotte’s Affordable Housing Crisis

The Sharon Oaks apartment complex, which has been rehabilitated as a NOAH project. Photo: Danielle Chemtob/Axios. If what we’re doing now won’t solve the affordable housing shortage anytime soon, what can we do? Here are some of the ideas from inside our community and beyond that experts say could make a dent. 1. Vouchers The […]

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Rightmove: Best areas for housing supply revealed – beach town takes top spot

The UK’s largest property site, Rightmove, has shared New Year’s supply hotspots where the number of new properties coming to market has increased. At the end of last year, demand exceeded supply, with the tuner of homes for sale falling to record lows. Estate agents had an average of 14 properties on their books, according […]

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Dudley housing report flags communication failures

A report from HOUSING pointed to failures in communications between tenants and Dudley Council, but a plan for improvement is underway. At a meeting of the Housing and Public Realms Review Committee on January 27, councilors discussed a plan to improve housing supply in the Borough of Dudley. The local council commissioned experienced housing consultant, […]

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Montco’s only 24/7 single adult shelter is experiencing a housing crisis

The advantage of finding a new space is that CHOC can reinvent a new type of shelter. He plans to find a building large enough for each individual to have an “efficient apartment” type space, with their own bedroom and bathroom – compared to a large room with 50 beds, for example. These private rooms […]

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Supply of rental accommodation in Canterbury plummets as demand soars

Property Jan 31, 2022 1:34 a.m.4 minute read Christchurch stands out as one of the hottest rental markets in the country. Photo / 123RF Christchurch stands out as one of the hottest rental markets in the country. New data from Trade Me shows supply in Canterbury fell by a third last year, while demand for […]

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housing assistance eligibility expands

The Sarasota County Rental Assistance Program has expanded its eligibility criteria, meaning some families and individuals are now eligible for assistance that was not originally eligible. The county has been accepting rental assistance applications since last May. Until recently, the county used only one funding source for aid – ERA1. This funding comes from COVID-19 […]

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New Affordable Homes Arrive in Kelowna to Tackle Housing Crisis – Okanagan

Affordable rental units are coming to Kelowna in a bid to curb the ongoing housing crisis – with the project’s groundbreaking ceremony taking place on Friday. Construction of 122 affordable, energy-efficient rental units is underway at the National Society of Hope’s Apple Valley development building in Kelowna. Read more: 20-story affordable housing building in downtown […]

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Greater Toronto needs better forecasts to solve the housing crisis

In the early to mid-2000s, Ontario decided to actively manage growth and development in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Areas, as well as surrounding municipalities, for environmental, social and economic reasons. This decision came to life in the form of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2006, and subsequent growth plans, which determine […]

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Housing crisis in KW could give London’s fledgling tech industry an edge

KITCHEN- The pressures of high demand and limited supply in the housing market are hampering the tech sector’s efforts to recruit top talent to Kitchener-Waterloo. MORE: Waterloo Region’s housing crisis could affect the tech industry The region’s booming tech sector is known to attract entrepreneurs and workers from around the world. But now that housing […]

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Townsville vacancies at 10-year low as rental prices soar and housing supply dwindles

In the regional city of Townsville, a two-bedroom unit in the CBD could cost renters up to $570 per week. Key points: COVID has seen Townsville’s housing stock shrink as there is an excess of rentals in Melbourne Townsville’s vacancy rate is 0.7% Some estate agents think it’s too expensive to own an investment property […]

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GTA needs better forecasts to solve housing supply problem

Breadcrumb Links Houses Canada Inaccurate forecasts of population and housing completions are one of the causes of the housing supply and affordability crisis in the GTA. Photo by Shutterstock Photography Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content […]

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Millennials optimistic about buying a home as housing crisis persists

Nearly half of millennials are optimistic about buying a home this year, according to a NerdWallet survey. They are better prepared financially than ever to buy, but the housing crisis persists. Although housing prices may moderate, mortgages may become more expensive and there is still not enough housing available. Loading Something is loading. Millennials are […]

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Ontario underestimated population growth and overestimated new housing: report

According to a new report from Building and Landscaping Industry Association (BILD) found. The report, which focuses on the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, says municipalities in southern Ontario have planned their growth “on the basis of inaccurate or outdated assumptions,” resulting in “a shortage of needed infrastructure and a lack of housing to support […]

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Maxwell Drever Takes Leading Role in Workforce Housing | APN News

Previous story: Top 5 Influential Wildlife Professionals in India Maxwell Drever plays a leading role in the workforce housing sector Posted on January 27, 2022 Amid various misconceptions regarding affordable housing, one of the most prominent is the myth that affordable housing is not a good business option for the community. In reality, the point […]

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On the Pearl clutch, gas lighting and housing supply versus housing affordability. – Scout magazine

Tea & Two Slices is a roundup of longtime local news by NEEDS frontman and veteran dishwasher Sean Orr, who lives and works in Gastown, keenly aware of his privilege. Vancouver’s population is declining for the first time in 45 years. I guess that doesn’t take into account the deaths from the heated dome or […]

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Pending home sales plummet as housing supply dwindles, leaving buyers with ‘very few options’

Numbers: Pending home sales fell 3.8% in December, according to the monthly index released by the National Association of Realtors. The index measures transactions where the contract has been signed for the sale of an existing home, but the sale has not yet been completed. As such, it is an indicator of the direction of […]

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Carthage Area Officials Call for Solution to County Housing Crisis, Express Concern for Hotel Residents | Jefferson County

WATERTOWN — Carthage area officials continue to press Jefferson County for a different solution to house a number of Department of Social Services clients who they say have become a nuisance to the community. At Tuesday’s meeting of the County Council of Legislators’ Health and Human Services Committee, West Carthage Mayor Scott M. Burto and […]

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Taoiseach says housing crisis won’t be over in a year, but report shows progress has been made

THE GOVERNMENT said its Housing for All plan had made “significant progress” towards increasing the volume of supply. The Government today released the second quarterly update on progress in delivering Housing for All since it was launched in September last year. It shows that the closure of the construction sector during last year’s first lockdown […]

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Well, here’s the neighborhood! Draft housing report suggests not protecting ‘character’ of neighborhoods and allowing 4-story apartments anywhere” Burlington Gazette

By staff January 26, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Marcello Alaimo, operator of Exquisite Living, has posted some comments on the draft housing task force which is due to release the report and its 58 recommendations at the end of the month. The task force tasked with finding ways to make housing in Ontario more affordable wants […]

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Sale price up 25% – the housing sector with huge …

According to a buying agent, there has been huge inflation in selling prices in the scarce high-end real estate market. Jess Simpson, who runs Oxfordshire-based Jess Simpson Property Search, defines the high-end property market as comprising properties worth £10million with over 100 acres. This niche saw a 20% year-over-year increase in transactions in 2021, with […]

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Sicamous Housing Report Shows Lack of Rentals Forces Residents to Choose ‘Unsafe’ Housing – Vernon Morning Star

A lack of rental housing, combined with the prevalence of short-term rentals, is causing some residents to live in “inadequate or unsafe” housing, according to a report for Sicamous District. In June 2021, the district engaged CitySpaces Consulting to complete a Housing Needs Report. The full report was submitted to the district on Jan. 18 […]

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Sicamous Housing Report Shows Lack of Rentals Forces Residents to Choose ‘Unsafe’ Housing – Keremeos Review

A lack of rental housing, combined with the prevalence of short-term rentals, is causing some residents to live in “inadequate or unsafe” housing, according to a report for Sicamous District. In June 2021, the district engaged CitySpaces Consulting to complete a Housing Needs Report. The full report was submitted to the district on Jan. 18 […]

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Sicamous Housing Report Shows Lack of Rentals Forces Residents to Choose ‘Unsafe’ Housing – Salmon Arm Observer

A lack of rental housing, combined with the prevalence of short-term rentals, is causing some residents to live in “inadequate or unsafe” housing, according to a report for Sicamous District. In June 2021, the district engaged CitySpaces Consulting to complete a Housing Needs Report. The full report was submitted to the district on Jan. 18 […]

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Development financing agreements concluded for the housing sector amount to $169M for the implementation of 6 projects

Housing of Rawdat al-Sayeda – File CAIRO – January 26, 2022: The Ministry of International Cooperation’s 2021 annual report details development finance agreements concluded for the housing, utilities and local development sector, amounting to $169 million to put implemented 6 projects as part of the Egyptian government’s commitment to expand the implementation of water and […]

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Sicamous Housing Report Shows Lack of Rentals Forces Residents to Choose ‘Unsafe’ Housing – Summerland Review

A lack of rental housing, combined with the prevalence of short-term rentals, is causing some residents to live in “inadequate or unsafe” housing, according to a report for Sicamous District. In June 2021, the district engaged CitySpaces Consulting to complete a Housing Needs Report. The full report was submitted to the district on Jan. 18 […]

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More sprawl won’t help the Golden Horseshoe’s housing crisis

Unless you were rushing Netflix and the fleas and never getting airborne, you sure wouldn’t have missed house prices hitting ‘forget it’ level for the majority of the locals. of the Golden Horseshoe. Some commentators argue that the lack of land limits the ability to build new homes, thereby driving up prices, and that a […]

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Nimbyism contributing to Canada’s housing crisis, economist says

Municipal opposition to housing development has contributed to Canada’s current housing crisis, according to Scotiabank Canada chief economist Jean-Francois Perrault. The federal government regulates who comes into the country, but municipalities — and, to a lesser extent, provinces — hold a lot of power over where people end up living, Perrault told the House finance […]

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Productivity Commission confirms worsening housing crisis

Productivity Commission confirms worsening housing crisis Today’s Productivity Commission report on government services shows more and more Australians are being pushed to the brink of poverty and poverty homelessness due to the explosion of rents and the reduction in the supply of social housing. In 2021, an alarming 45.7% of people on Commonwealth Rent Assistance […]

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18 Housing – Government Services Report 2022

Although State and Territory governments have similar overall objectives in providing social housing, the emphasis each places on an individual objective differs depending on historical precedents and processes of interaction with community sector providers. . Private housing markets also vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. As a result, policy responses and associated forms of assistance vary […]

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Montreal’s Housing Crisis Leads Experts to Discuss Short- and Long-Term Solutions

Calls on the government to address the lack of emergency shelter and accessible social services NewsAllyson Brownie — Posted January 23, 2022 3 minutes As winter and Omicron strain Montreal’s shelter system, experts discuss options to address the housing and homelessness crisis. Photo courtesy Kelsey Litwin In March 2020, the pandemic forced shelters to adopt […]

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New regulations for vacant and abandoned properties are a game changer in the housing crisis

(file picture) Published: Sun Jan 23, 2022 7:51 PM EXPANDING first-time buyer initiatives to vacant and derelict homes will be a big help for young people in County Mayo looking to buy and renovate their own homes, says Fine Gael TD Alan Dillon. The Mayo TD has welcomed the government’s announcement to allow vacant and […]

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The role of the private sector in the housing crisis

The private sector has a role to play in helping address the housing shortage, according to the state government. Arthur Gorrie The state government is taking long-term action to provide more social and emergency housing in the Wide Bay area of ​​Gympie as soaring house prices and rents put a strain on many people who […]

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Record housing supply in the Philly area will continue to challenge buyers

The next few months will likely be tough for Philadelphia-area homebuyers as they start the year with even fewer options than they had at the same time last year. Last month’s housing supply in the Philadelphia metro area was down 9% from December 2020 and about 35% from pre-pandemic levels in December 2019, according to […]

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Shortage of real estate housing supply in North Carolina

GREENVILLE, NC (Stacker.com) – The economics of real estate is both simple and complex. As with any other commodity, supply and demand drive costs in the housing market, and right now house costs are at an all-time high, an 18% increase since September 2020. But Factors creating record inventories and increased interest buying are varied […]

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‘No hope’ for Laois homeless as housing crisis hits with construction delays

Laois are living in emergency accommodation while new homes for council tenants lie unfinished, and others lie empty awaiting repair. People are “constantly” receiving notices to leave their rental accommodation, which is increasing the number of homeless people, according to a Laois adviser. Portlaoise Borough Councilors this week urged Laois County Council to hire more […]

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Coronavirus housing report highlights localities vulnerable to economic impact

ATTOM released its fourth quarter 2021 coronavirus special report, highlighting county-level housing markets in the United States that have been found to be more or less vulnerable to damage from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that still puts endanger the American economy. The report shows that New Jersey, Illinois and parts of California had the highest […]

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Community Land Trust: A Proven Model for Solving Indy’s Housing Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened an already severe housing crisis. As property values ​​and housing costs soar downtown, low-income residents are being pushed further to the east and west sides of Indy, disrupting communities and established support systems. We now have the opportunity to begin to address the housing crisis and its devastating effects through […]

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Shattered homes: Trouble sets in in booming housing sector

All is well in the homebuilding market. Where is it? The statistics certainly look encouraging. In December, work began on 1.7 million homes, rounding off the best year for housing starts since 2006, by the United States Census Bureau. And this year promises to be no less robust, with permits issued in December to build […]

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MEREDA 2022: Maine House speaker calls for action on statewide affordable housing ‘crisis’

Maine needs more housing of all kinds and especially affordable housing, Ryan Fecteau, speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, said Thursday in Portland. “There is a problem, and we have to fix it,” he said in his keynote address to the Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s annual forecast conference, which was attended by […]

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How we can solve Ireland’s housing crisis by the end of 2022

IN, 1962, an Irish-American superhero, John F. Kennedy, challenges the United States to safely land a man on the moon and return to earth before the 1960s are over. On July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon, he spoke the famous words heard around the world: “One small step for […]

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Government must focus on imbalance in housing supply -…

Executive Director Kate Davies comments: “Despite – and in some cases because of – the continued Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 has remained a very busy year for the housing market. Amid this continued demand, there are still many areas we need to focus on to support the market and ensure it is accessible to borrowers across […]

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The government must focus on the imbalance in housing supply…

Executive Director Kate Davies comments: “Despite – and in some cases because of – the continued Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 has remained a very busy year for the housing market. Amid this continued demand, there are still many areas we need to focus on to support the market and ensure it is accessible to borrowers across […]

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New York’s housing crisis is becoming Adams and Hochul’s biggest political challenge

Pressure is mounting on New York’s political leaders to find solutions to the city’s worsening housing crisis as pandemic-era tenant protections expire and rents soar to record highs. New York City A statewide eviction moratorium expired over the weekend after the median residential rent in the city hit more than $3,400 in December, a record […]

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Leader-Post Letters: Solving the housing crisis, not the arena

Breadcrumb Links Opinion Letters There are so many more valid needs for the city than just another amusement arena, writes Lyn Goldman. Publication date : January 20, 2022 • 54 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation The ice cream at the Brandt Centre. Photo by BRANDON HARDER /Regina Chief’s Post Content […]

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Housing crisis a ‘complex challenge’, say city leaders

WATERLOO REGION — A housing summit held Wednesday between the Ontario government and municipal leaders was a “frank and candid” conversation about ways to help solve the housing crisis, Karen Redman said. “It’s a very complex challenge,” said Redman, regional president. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark said he’s heard “great ideas” from city […]

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Province providing $45 million to streamline building permits to increase housing supply

As housing prices soar across the country and here in Windsor-Essex, the province hopes funding to streamline building permits will help build more homes, faster. “Ontario is experiencing a housing crisis and it’s no secret,” Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday at the launch of a housing summit to gather ideas for solve the housing […]

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RE/MAX National Housing Report December 2021

DENVER, January 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Near-record December home sales made 2021 the busiest year for home purchases in the report’s 14-year history, while setting records for the smallest inventory and the highest average house prices. On an annual basis, 2021 ended with almost 10% more home sales than the previous record year of 2020. […]

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Lehman, Watson: To solve the housing crisis, bring all the actors around the table

Breadcrumb Links Opinion Columnists There are too many separate working groups, summits and programs going on right now at all three levels of government. Ottawa, like other cities in Ontario, is struggling with affordable housing, whether rental or owner-occupied. Photo by Tony Caldwell /Postmedia Content of the article Ontario is in the midst of a […]

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Will increasing housing supply solve the affordability problem?

Opinion: Government policies simply aren’t on the radical scale required to cut costs and prices enough to close the affordability gap In a 1978 episode of RTE’s Frontline, journalist Forbes McFall said, “There is now a general feeling that something is wrong with the housing market. Thousands of people can no longer afford to buy”. […]

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Virtual event focused on raising awareness of the housing crisis

Residents across Devon will speak out on Thursday in a virtual event to address the ongoing housing crisis in the area. The Facebook Live event was organized by campaign group North Devon and Torridge Housing Crisis and will start at 7pm on January 20. The event currently has 11 speakers, including concerned residents, activists and […]

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Waterloo Region Mayors Call for Collaboration to Solve Housing Crisis

Ontario is in the midst of a housing crisis as prices continue to soar. People should have the choice to live close to work and family, just like the generations before them. But for too many of them, the housing crisis has already made that choice for them. Tragically, as these problems ripple through the […]

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Relocatable houses aim to solve the housing crisis on the Isle of Wight

In one of the first steps in tackling the island’s housing crisis, Isle of Wight Council has thrown its weight behind modular and relocatable homes. In a proposal unanimously backed by the cabinet last Thursday, the council will seek 20 two-bed houses to provide accommodation for families most in need. The council’s housing needs team […]

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Could digital twins transform the social housing sector?

Helen Rogers, Director of Housing Products at Global Software Providers Civicexamines the potential of digital twins to deliver a better, safer and greener social housing sector across the UK Every industry knows the importance of digital transformation. From aerospace to construction, automated processes and digital collaboration have quickly gone from a “nice to have” to […]

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Homebuilding slows as housing supply hits record low in Canada, data shows – National

Statistics released this week by Canadian real estate authorities show that while the inventory of homes available for sale in the country is at record highs, the pace of construction of new units is also slowing. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation said Tuesday that the annual pace of housing starts in December fell 22% […]

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CLARK: All levels of government must work together on the housing crisis

Breadcrumb Links Opinion Columnists Publication date : January 17, 2022 • 16 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation A real estate sign reading ‘For Sale’ and ‘Sold Above Demand’ in Vaughan. Photo by Mark Blinch /Reuters Content of the article Overcoming the housing affordability crisis in Ontario requires coordinated leadership from […]

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Can Innovative Financing Help Tackle the Housing Crisis in Northwest Michigan? | News

TRAVERSE CITY — The problem doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. The population in northwest Michigan is growing. House prices are on the rise, and increasingly, a regional affordable housing crisis is the issue of the day for local authorities, businesses and even school districts. Everyone seems to agree that without housing for the workforce, […]

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Will 2022 finally put a stop to the housing crisis?

Whether you’re a struggling renter or a hopeful home buyer, you find yourself in the same predicament every time you log on to real estate sites. When it comes to Ireland’s housing crisis, it’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Rising prices eclipse buyers’ dreams. But will 2022 be any […]

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New York’s eviction moratorium ends, posing a housing crisis for thousands

NEW YORK (PIX11) – A moratorium on evictions in New York was lifted on Saturday, potentially putting thousands of residents at risk of losing their homes. Governor Kathy Hochul previously said she would let the pandemic-era moratorium expire, but offset the tidal wave of impending evictions by reopening financial programs that offer New Yorkers rent […]

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Real estate expert warns of potential housing crisis in state

Perth is eyeing the barrel of a potential housing crisis as labor shortages account for more than a third of the city’s approved apartment developments, a property expert has warned. A new report from the Property Council of Australia has found that more than a third of approved apartment developments in Perth are on hold […]

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Will Labour’s appalling handling of the housing crisis trigger a rent strike in 2022?

The national average house price has increased by nearly 30% in 2021 The average national house price rose nearly 30% last year. Figures from QV show the average home price rose 28.2% in 2021, with the new national average hitting $1,053,315. Last month, Matthew Hooton tweeted a graph showing New Zealand with the highest level […]

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Canada’s housing crisis worse than ever as Liberals sit alongside ‘Canada’s NDP

OTTAWA – Two new reports released this morning reveal what Canadian families have been going through for years: the cost of housing in Canada is skyrocketing, making it out of reach for many. Meanwhile, the Liberal government’s response to this deepening crisis is more talk than action. New Democrats have and will continue to push […]

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Rise in holiday homes ‘fuelling housing crisis’ in Shropshire

Councilor Heather Kidd raised the issue at the full council meeting Shropshire Council has now vowed to look into the issue, after councilors reported tenants had been asked to vacate their homes by landlords seeking to cash in on the ‘stay-away’ boom. Councilor Heather Kidd, who represents Chirbury and Worthen, raised the issue at a […]

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Will 2022 bring a solution to the low supply of housing?

This year will bring provincial and municipal elections to Ontario. In the GTA, with housing inventories at near historic lows, strong housing demand and rapidly rising prices, housing supply and affordability will rank alongside the COVID-19 recovery as key drivers. electoral issues. The lack of housing supply exacerbates inequalities, slows down economic growth and threatens […]

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Housing report confirms Kingston home prices are rising exponentially

Content of the article A report released Thursday by real estate company Royal LePage confirms what every home buyer and seller in the Kingston area has realized in 2021: Local home prices have all but skyrocketed. Content of the article According to the Royal LePage Home Price Survey, the overall price of a home in […]

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Sleep bus will be sanctuary for Sunshine Coast homeless amid housing crisis

Queensland’s first sleep bus has arrived to provide emergency beds for homeless people on the Sunshine Coast, as support agencies struggle to help an avalanche of people caught in the housing crisis. Key points: The Maroochy Neighborhood Center raised $200,000 for two sleeper buses after a homeless man died in 2019 Queensland’s first sleeper bus […]

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Mark Marissen: Let’s solve this Vancouver housing crisis with an open heart and mind

By Mark Marissen Healthy cities need a strong middle class. Unfortunately for us, Vancouver is well on its way to becoming a city for the very rich and the very poor. If, like me, you want Vancouver to be a home for middle-class families, it’s high time we acted urgently. Most young families in Vancouver […]

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New Report Finds Ontario Last in Housing Supply

TORONTO— Mike Schreiner issued the following statement in response to a new housing report that found Ontario has the lowest per capita housing supply of any province: “Ontario is dead last in housing supply per capita. We urgently need to change course. It is becoming increasingly difficult for Ontarians to find affordable housing. The housing […]

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How to tackle the rural housing crisis in property hotspots like Whitby and end Airbnb abuse – Yorkshire Post Letters

Do owners of second homes in national parks face new tax surcharges? Worth noting is the work being done by Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron to tackle the housing crisis in Cumbria (The Yorkshire Post, 10 and 11 January) created by the number of second and holiday homes and from Airbnb. His plan includes: […]

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Housing Minister questions content of Social Justice Ireland housing report

The housing minister has said a report that a fifth (19%) of the population live below the poverty line when housing costs are taken into account is “incorrect”. Writing in an editorial for the Irish Examiner, Darragh O’Brien said the Social Justice Ireland report was “an important insight into the impact of housing costs on […]

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Urbandoor launches a platform for the multi-family housing sector

United States: Urbandoor has launched what it calls the first platform for booking and managing corporate rentals and extended stays for the multifamily industry. The company says multi-family owners can “sustainably increase the NOI by listing their unoccupied inventory directly to higher-demand bookings such as traveling executives, relocating employees, as well as corporate housing providers […]

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Streamlined application process recommended to boost Victoria’s affordable housing supply – Victoria News

In an effort to quickly expand the city’s housing supply, Victoria is considering streamlining its application process for certain affordable and supportive projects. The changes would give housing projects owned and operated by non-profit or government organizations the maximum density allowed for the property in which the development was proposed – as defined in the […]

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Streamlined application process recommended to boost supply of affordable housing in Victoria – Vancouver Island Free Daily

In an effort to quickly expand the city’s housing supply, Victoria is considering streamlining its application process for certain affordable and supportive projects. The changes would give housing projects owned and operated by non-profit or government organizations the maximum density allowed for the property in which the development was proposed – as defined in the […]

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Panelists say housing crisis will require the displacement of mountains and spirits – The Durango Herald

NIMBYism is an obstacle, but the real danger could be the demise of the middle class A 1,347 square foot three bedroom, two bathroom home on Delwood Avenue in Durango was listed at $ 549,000 on June 4, 2019 and was under contract five days later. (Jerry McBride / Durango Herald file) Changes in physical […]

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Paulson: Tight housing supply welcomes 2022

Breadcrumb Links Columnists The numbers are in and it’s official: Saskatchewan has set a record for home sales in 2021. Publication date : January 12, 2022 • January 12, 2022 • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Saskatchewan set a record for home sales in 2021. Sales of 17,387 soared 17% from the previous […]

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Streamlined application process recommended to bolster Victoria’s affordable housing supply – Oak Bay News

In an effort to quickly expand the city’s housing supply, Victoria is considering streamlining its application process for certain affordable and supportive projects. The changes would give housing projects owned and operated by non-profit or government organizations the maximum density allowed for the property in which the development was proposed – as defined in the […]

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Will 2022 be the year we fix the housing supply in the Greater Toronto Area?

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article This year will bring provincial and municipal elections to Ontario. In the GTA, with housing inventories at near historic lows, strong housing demand and rapidly rising prices, […]