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City’s housing crisis reveals ‘house of cards’

HAILEY, Idaho — Near the private jets that ferry billionaires to their opulent Sun Valley getaways, Ana Ramon Bartolome and her family have spent this summer living in the only place they have: behind a blue tarp in a sweltering garage to two cars. Without a fridge, the extended family of four adults and two […]

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Plastic houses could solve the housing crisis

Plastic houses could solve the housing crisis. Photo: Pixabay NOT Once when my children were growing up, I forbade them to play on the lawn. Yet that was the advice given to some families during the recent heat wave. The advice, carried by the media, targeted those with artificial lawns, warning that plastic grass can […]

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Sussex County Organizations Collaborate Against Housing Crisis With ARP Funds | New

GEORGETOWNDel.- Kimmeytown will be the site of several new homes to be built by Sussex County Habitat For Humanity. “This vacant lot that we are currently on will ultimately be five new homes that will be sold at an affordable price to families in need as well as the rehabilitation of a home that is […]

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Cayman Islands 2021 Population and Housing Census Report

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Christopher Saunders MP – with the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) – released the Cayman Islands Population and Housing Census 2021 report yesterday, 28 July 2022. The results of the census report conducted from October 10, 2021 to January 25, 2022 were presented today […]

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What resources are available amid Jacksonville’s affordable housing crisis?

Monthly expenses continue to swell with inflation for most families in Jacksonville, and even with various fixes, such as the proposed reduction in the property tax rate, some families are worried about how they will pay their bills now. . Despite initiatives aimed at helping future buyers or pleas for the freezing of rent increases, […]

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The CIH produces a second cost of living crisis briefing for the housing sector

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) publishes a series of newsletters provide an up-to-date summary of the latest research and data on how the cost of living crisis is affecting housing and social housing tenants. The first bulletin, launched in June 2022, looked at how the crisis is developing and why, the effects on household […]

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Fed interest rate hike will make housing crisis worse

The Federal Reserve recently announced a 0.75% increase in its benchmark interest rate, which is set to worsen an already bad housing situation. Rising rates will cause interest rates on fixed-term and variable-rate mortgages to rise, affecting the ability of potential buyers to pursue them while causing builders to cut production of new homes, experts […]

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Arribatec will transform the housing industry with its ERP implementations – ERP Today

Businesses around the world are embracing technology to adapt to current technological upheavals, but in some sectors, such as housing, conventional methods are still very much in evidence. The benefits of implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions have revolutionized the way businesses operate, and Arribatec Integra has witnessed this in many housing industry projects. ERP […]

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Town Center Empty Properties Fund ‘only touches the surface of housing supply’

Policy initiatives such as the Scottish Government’s recently announced Town Center Empty Properties Fund are only scratching the surface of the housing sector’s problems and something more fundamental and longer-term is needed, according to a property company. DJ Alexander Ltd believes that while the policies are to be commendable, they do not address the real […]

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New Housing Report Highlights Need for More Homeownership Education

The housing aspirations of the next generation of homebuyers and the crucial need for greater education on housing options for young people have been revealed in a new report on the state of condominiums in England. Affordable housing provider SO Resi, part of Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing, surveyed 2,000 18-30 year olds across the UK […]

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Selaine Saxby: The way out of the rural housing crisis is to stop treating the countryside like a holiday park

Selaine Saxby is MP for North Devon. Since being elected MP for Remote, Rural and Coastal North Devon in 2019, my mission has been to find ways to level out the pockets of severe deprivation in my beautiful constituency. For me upgrading has been about trying to get high speed broadband as the main infrastructure […]

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Councils need more funds to provide affordable housing, report says

Councils and housing associations should be funded to buy and upgrade existing homes to let at affordable rents as part of a wider upheaval in the private rental sector, according to the think tank. A new report of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) called for fundamental reforms of the private rental sector (PRS) to open […]

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What future for fire safety in the social housing sector? -SHP

fire safety hail jamie A leading group of experts took the stage for a busy session at FIREX International in May to examine the challenges of improving fire safety in the social housing sector. Jamie Hailstone provides an overview of the discussion. Introducing the session, Andy Frankum, chairman of the National Social Housing Fire Strategy […]

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Treasury Announces New Measures to Increase Affordable Housing Supply and Reduce Long-Term Housing Costs for American Families

Treasury Releases Updated Guidelines and How-to Guide to Increase Investments in Affordable Housing Using U.S. Bailout Funds WASHINGTON – The U.S. Treasury Department today announced new guidelines aimed at increasing the ability of state, local and tribal governments to use U.S. bailout (ARP) funds to boost the supply of affordable housing in their communities. The […]

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New Treasury Department measure aims to boost supply of affordable housing

The U.S. Treasury Department has issued guidelines aimed at increasing the ability of state, local and tribal governments to use U.S. bailout (ARP) funds to boost the supply of affordable housing in their communities. The Treasury Department step follows a commitment in the Biden administration’s housing supply action plan to mobilize ARP funds for affordable […]

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Default masking shortfall in Sydney housing supply

Sydney faces a chronic housing shortage, due in part to the way housing targets are set, the Property Council of Australia has warned. The analysis showed that several districts in Greater Sydney were struggling to provide enough housing and were not meeting targets, said PCA NSW executive director Luke Achterstraat. “Every year that the house […]

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Apple Veterans Square project shows commitment to tackling California’s housing crisis

Apple announced the recent opening of Veterans Square, a 30-unit complex in California. This facility aims to address California’s housing crisis by providing homes for veterans and other deserving individuals. Apple Veterans Square provides housing for veterans and deserving individuals In a press release, Apple said it has partnered with others to build Veterans Square […]

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Forget red or green tape, developers squeeze housing supply with gold tape

Planning departments across the country have been crucified for decades, but no one has turned the mirror the other way to see what developers are doing to preserve their profits. Certainly, infrastructure planning and delivery could be improved, but even if planners produced approvals overnight, that would not change the incentive to maintain a floor […]

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Rental scam circulating in Fountain during the housing crisis

FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KRDO) – While renting remains more affordable than buying a home right now, a Fountain-area con artist is taking advantage of people looking to find housing. Fountain Police are warning residents that someone is impersonating a landlord/real estate agent and is trying to scam people out of money. According to police, the scammer […]

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Social housing report blasts local government and community landlords – LandlordZONE

A cross-party race-to-the-top, housing and communities committee, in a new report, identifies serious problems in the social housing sector, but private housing is not unscathed. The condition of some social housing in England has deteriorated to such an extent that it is “unfit for human habitation”. The Leveling Up Committee concludes that social housing providers […]

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Biz News: NHFIC Major Bank Lender RFP, Housing Supply, Waste BINGO, Revolve ReCYCLING, Powerhouse Ultimo Design Competition, Essity, ModiBodi, Archwey and more…

BUSINESS NEWS: NHFIC invites tenders from major bank lenders to expand panel of lenders for Housing Guarantee Scheme The National Housing Finance and Investment Company (NHFIC) has initiated a Request for Proposals (RFP) process, to enable ANZ and Westpac to join its main panel of bank lenders for the Home Guarantee Scheme – an Australian […]

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New housing report analysis calls for increased supply amid growing Hunter population

Jul 25, 2022Property Council of Australia A recent report from the Property Council of Australia and Gyde consulting showed an increase in population growth in the Hunter region, sparking a call for more housing to meet demand. The Property Council’s Hunter Regional Director, Anita Hugo, said population growth over the past five years in the […]

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Regional housing report analysis shows Illawarra-Shoalhaven must continue housing delivery

Findings from research conducted by GYDE Consulting for the Property Council of Australia showed mixed results on housing approvals in the Illawarra Shoalhaven as the area struggles with rising house prices and tight buyer and rental markets. The Property Council’s Illawarra Regional Director, Michelle Guido, said the results showed the Illawarra Shoalhaven was doing well […]

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Solving New York’s Affordable Housing Crisis, Even During a Pandemic

When New York City went into lockdown in the spring of 2020, many human service nonprofits had to find new ways to serve those in need, and Project Renewal was one of them. The 55-year-old nonprofit aims to end the cycle of homelessness and recently opened Bedford Green House, a 117-apartment building in the Bronx […]

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“The GST on rent will not only impact tenants, but also the rental housing industry”

Experts say the decision to levy an 18% GST on tenants will also impact landlords, which could tempt more people not to rent their apartments. Tenants who earn more than R20 lakh a year and therefore fall under GST will now have to pay an 18% tax on the rent. Representation photo […]

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Solving the housing crisis requires a multifaceted response

It didn’t take long for Governor Greg Gianforte to put his new housing task force to work. Committee members were appointed by executive order on July 14, and a week later the group held its first meeting at the state Capitol. Some might ask, “What took so long? To which we reply “Better late than […]

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Concerns community housing sector struggles to access $350 million fund

A South Auckland community housing trust says many providers in the area do not have the land or development plans ready to take advantage of the government’s new affordable housing scheme. File Picture Photo: RNZ / Rebecca Parsons-King But others in the sector say that after waiting six years for funding to build new homes, […]

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Community housing sector struggles to access $350 million government fund

But Monte Cecilia Housing Trust chief executive Bernie Smith said many providers in the Auckland region will struggle to take advantage of the scheme. “I think in Auckland, if you’re a community housing provider and you’re sitting on a lot, that’s great,” Smith said. “But if you don’t already have the property and aren’t planning […]

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Concerns that the community housing sector cannot access a fund of 350 million dollars

A South Auckland community housing trust says many providers in the area do not have the land or development plans ready to take advantage of the government’s new affordable housing scheme. Builder on the construction site (file photo). (Source: istock.com) By local democracy journalist Stephen Forbes But others in the sector say that after waiting […]

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Housing supply issues ‘rising on a location-by-location basis’: strategist

David Auerbach, managing director of Armada ETF Advisors, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss mortgage rates, housing supply, home buying sentiment and more. Video transcript [MUSIC PLAYING] Jared Blikre: Happy to see you again. Mortgage rates are rising again, with Freddie Mac reporting a 30-year fixed rate at 5.54%. How do these high rates affect […]

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Support for the redevelopment of Davis Tannery during the housing crisis

Editorial note: The following is a submitted Op/Ed article. The author’s assertion that the units in the proposed development will be “affordable housing” is not currently reflected in the proposal documents. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Kingston is facing a housing crisis. Simply put, there aren’t enough places […]

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Breaking State Lawmakers’ Efforts to Address the Current Housing Crisis

Paul Kiefer of Delaware Public Media discusses state legislative efforts to address ongoing housing issues Just after midnight on the last day of Delaware’s last legislative session, a group of House lawmakers made a final push to pass a tenant rights bill. The bill, which would have provided state-funded legal representation to tenants facing eviction […]

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Activists propose Airbnb ban to deter investors amid housing crisis

July 21, 2022, 9:42 p.m.Updated 59 mins ago By: Blaise Gomez The town of Newburgh is one of many communities in the Hudson Valley ripe for revitalization – with inexpensive old homes ready to be bought and repaired. Some efforts, however, take a modern twist — with what some call side effects. “We are in […]

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Need more housing supply to meet affordability

Housing affordability is collapsing rapidly in Arizona due to a general lack of inventory, rapidly rising prices and rising interest rates, according to a new report. Economists from the Common Sense Institute Arizona (CSI), a nonprofit research organization specializing in issues related to economic development, found that Arizona’s housing market is teetering on the brink. […]

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Housing supply in Canada has exceeded household formation for two decades, says BMO

Canada’s oldest bank is stepping up its efforts to claim that the housing shortage is a myth. BMO Capital Markets wrote to clients Thursday morning with another data point – completions versus household formations. The bank’s analysis argues that home completions have outpaced household formations for two decades. However, easy credit and successive waves of […]

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Housing manager to deliver hundreds of social housing amid ‘housing crisis’ in parts of Broxtowe – Reuters

Broxtowe City Council offices. By Anna Whittaker, Local Democracy Journalist A council leader has said there is a “housing crisis” in parts of Nottinghamshire because thousands of people are now on waiting lists for accommodation. Councilor Milan Radulovic (Lab), leader of Broxtowe Borough Council, said almost three-quarters of those on the council housing authority’s waiting […]

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Feature: Conservative leadership candidates won’t solve the housing crisis

By Rico Wojtulewicz, Head of Housing and Development Policy, ONF As the Conservative leadership election nears the final two, solving the housing crisis has become an increasingly popular topic of discussion. Yet when candidates fix things and strengthen existing proposals, they should be challenged to put votes ahead of the national interest. The welcome support […]

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Housing report shows higher prices despite market cooling

Minnesota Realtors released their latest housing report and it shows the market may be slowing slightly. Pending sales fell 16.6% in June compared to the same month in 2021. Completed sales also fell 13.7% during this period. “2021 was the best year ever for sales, so we knew this year was going to be like […]

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🌱 Affordable Housing Report + Small Town’s Biggest Wings Festival

Hey, neighbors! I’m back with your new copy of the Reno Daily. Let’s start this day off on the right foot, with a brief overview of the most important things happening in town these days. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunny; windy in the afternoon. High: 97 Low: 62. Big love to our first local sponsor. […]

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Sleeping cabins are revolutionizing Australia’s housing crisis

This Queensland community organization is tackling homelessness with Japanese-style ‘pod’ housing. Founded by Helen Youngberry in 2018 and developed over three years, Goodna Street Life sleeping pods are designed to provide temporary crisis housing for individuals and families facing homelessness. Each pod is slightly larger than a one-size-fits-all mattress, crafted from aluminum and lightweight, weather-resistant […]

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Expert denounces the proliferation of soil tests in the housing sector

The outgoing President of the Nigerian Institute of Construction (NIOB), Mr. Kunle Awobodu has condemned the proliferation of soil testing in the housing sector, saying it is one of the main factors behind the the frequent collapse of buildings or structural failures in the country. According to him, with the prevalence of cheap and dummy […]

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Facing the housing crisis | Letters

Governor Gianforte has just announced the formation of a housing task force to address the current affordable housing crisis in Montana and has selected Helena Area Habitat for Humanity as one of its members. I appreciate having a seat at the table to offer thoughtful and actionable solutions to create more homes in Montana. We […]

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RE/MAX National Housing Report for June 2022

As Inventory Rises, June Home Sales After Year High, But Trail 2021 DENVER, July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Midway through the peak summer buying season, home sales this year are trailing those of 2021 as signs of a more balanced market emerge. June saw the highest number of home sales of any month so far […]

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China risks housing sector hard landing, ex-official warns

(Bloomberg) — China is at risk of a hard landing in the real estate sector and must step in to address both the shortage of cash for developers and recent mortgage payment boycotts, a former official said. “Preventing the risk of a ‘hard landing’ in the real estate sector should be high on our agenda […]

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Trevor Hancock: Social housing crisis stems from 1993 federal cuts

Social housing is not just a problem for people on low incomes but a concern for all of us Last week I featured Livable Victoria, of which I am a member. We are an informal, non-partisan group of people who share a passion for making our region a more sustainable, vibrant, healthy and inclusive place […]

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Government policies are responsible for the housing crisis in the United States that crowds out low-income households from the housing market | American Institute of Enterprise

President Neal and Ranking Member Brady, along with the distinguished members of the committee, thank you for giving me the opportunity to testify today. Summary: The housing market is changing, and the real culprit is a massive housing price boom fueled by federal housing and monetary policies, which are increasingly pushing low-income Americans out of […]

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Next PM must tackle rental housing crisis as landlords plan portfolio disposal – NRLA

The lack of rental housing supply needs to be addressed by the next prime minister to meet home ownership ambitions, a trade body has proposed. The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) has urged the government to take this into account when releasing the results of its latest survey. The study of 708 landlords […]

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New Prime Minister faces housing supply crisis, warns NRLA

The NRLA warns the next Prime Minister must tackle the supply crisis in the private rental sector if homeownership ambitions are to become a reality. New survey data from the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) shows that the supply of rental housing is expected to continue to decline over the next year. According to this […]

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Landlords challenge next Prime Minister to tackle housing supply crisis

The next Prime Minister must tackle the supply crisis in the private rental sector if homeownership ambitions are to become a reality, warns the National Residential Landlords Association, as new survey data shows that the supply of rental housing is expected to continue to decline over the next year. . According to this study, carried […]

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We need inventive thinking about the refugee housing crisis

While those fleeing war in Ukraine said they were grateful for a quiet place to sleep, it was still unsettling to watch them spend the night on the floor of Dublin Airport’s old terminal. Some 250 refugees, about half of whom were women and children fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine, had no other choice […]

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A warning about the housing crisis in Hawaii – from 1970

A speech is drafted for delivery at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 3 at the Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. It is addressed to the Lieutenant Governor, who will address the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1186. The lieutenant governor’s remarks will launch straight into a singular topic, noting with frustration that the state of Hawaii […]

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Will Dr. Phil and Dr. Jim energize the housing industry and save us from the recession?

The housing sector is under enormous pressure and a slowdown in activity is likely, but the end result could mean a more reasonable outcome for both house prices and the cost of construction and renovation. This could prove to be a crucial test for Dr. Jim Chalmers, the new Albanian government treasurer. When you think […]

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Five things to know about the next housing crisis in the United States | Business and Economy News

As U.S. real estate remains strong despite rising interest rates, market analysts polled by Al Jazeera predict the next housing crisis will center on Americans excluded from home ownership. “That’s our big deal going forward,” Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, a New York-based research firm, told Al Jazeera. “It’s not going to be […]

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Opinion: Look to Nova Scotia if you want to boost housing supply

Breadcrumb Links PF Comment Time will tell if Nova Scotia’s bold approach to addressing housing shortages is truly effective or replicable Homes dot the rocky shores of Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia. Photo by Ray Turchansky/Edmonton Journal files Content of the article Housing is expensive almost everywhere in Canada. Rather than causing the housing market to […]

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Can businesses help solve the housing crisis?

Working with the public sector Working directly with municipalities is another viable option, adds Hunt. As organizations grapple with their role as corporate citizens in the affordable housing crisis, Hunt says they need to understand their motivation behind any initiative. Companies, he says, have long had a strong case for tackling housing inequality for the […]

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Chester County Commissioners Join HUD in Pledge to Increase Supply of Affordable Housing

With 350 affordable housing units for low-to-moderate income families planned or recently completed, Chester County has joined a growing number of cities and counties nationwide to enroll in the US Department of Housing’s House America program and of Urban Development (HUD), an all-hands-on effort to address the country’s homelessness crisis. Chester County Commissioners recently presented […]

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It was an unprecedented housing crisis that called for an emergency summit, now four years later it’s worse

In 2018, Hobart Showground was at the center of Tasmania’s housing crisis, as people with nowhere to go moved to the site. Key points: The state government held the first meeting of a new group tasked with finding housing solutions It’s a similar idea to the 2018 housing summit which was in response to the […]

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What future for fire safety in the social housing sector?

FIREX 2022 hail jamie A leading group of experts took the stage for a busy session at FIREX International in May to examine the challenges of improving fire safety in the social housing sector. Jamie Hailstone provides an overview of the discussion. Introducing the session, Andy Frankum, chairman of the National Social Housing Fire Strategy […]

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Reviews | Tax land, not buildings, to help the housing crisis

Regarding the July 4 front page article “As inflation rises, so does the housing crisis”: We have some general inflation, but we have particular problems with the lack of affordable housing. That’s partly because of posh zoning and the wrong kind of property tax. In most jurisdictions buildings and land are taxed, with the value […]

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Housing crisis leaves opal miners no choice but to live in a tent

Opal miners Aaron and Skye Buschmann never thought they would be homeless. Key points: Opal miners Aaron and Skye have been living in a tent for six months They were told it was a five to seven year wait for social housing Homelessness Australia says anyone can be homeless Their daily job was to travel […]

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Clients say Tipp is too bureaucratic during the housing crisis

Tipperary County Council’s housing department was criticized by local councilors for being too complicated and bureaucratic, at the recent monthly Nenagh Borough meeting. Councilors stressed that they are at the front lines, often dealing with stressful situations where people find themselves in very difficult circumstances, and that they need a simpler housing application process for […]

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Letter to the Editor: Low wages are fueling the affordable housing crisis

I was so happy to read in a recent Press Herald editorial (“How to Fill an Immediate Housing Need in Maine” July 1st) that municipalities are finally starting to come up with creative and helpful ways to solve housing problems in Maine. Recent articles about affordable housing on the rise in the Greater Portland area […]

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Campaign aims to tackle ‘mistrust and hatred’ in the social housing sector – Disability News Service

Disabled Housing Association tenants have launched a campaign which they hope will end the widespread discrimination of people with disabilities by their landlords and raise awareness of the Equality Act. Disabled members of the Social Housing Action Campaign (SHAC) have come together to draw up a charter to which social landlords can adhere. The charter […]

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Is the long approval process fueling the affordable housing crisis?

It’s like watching paint dry or waiting for water to boil. Choose any euphemism for things that take a long time to cross the finish line. You might as well include getting approval for a subdivision in Greater Boston to the list. But does this arduous planning and approval process – touted as a way […]

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HLM first test report for the new minister

The Victorian Greens have called on the new Housing Minister to urgently implement the recommendations made in the Victoria Ombudsman’s report on the public and community housing complaints system. The damning report was released by the ombudsman today and underscores the state government’s complete failure to support council housing residents. The Greens say this will […]

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This city is ‘the epicenter of the housing crisis,’ says Biden administration official

By Emma Ockerman Rent prices have skyrocketed this year. US Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge travels to a city to see the crisis firsthand US Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge dubbed sunny Miami “the epicenter of this country’s housing crisis” during a recent visit. Fudge made the […]

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First Quarter Housing Report: Tennessee Market Sees “Most Positive Results”

For the first quarter of 2022, Tennessee saw mostly positive results, except for homeowner vacancy rates and foreclosure rates. Tennesseans are finding jobs at an increasing rate during the recovery, with weekly jobless claims dropping 66.59% from a year ago. Non-agricultural employment increased by 4.92% per year and 2.41% per quarter. The unemployment rate fell […]

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California reparations task force should tackle the root of the housing crisis

A divided house can’t stand, and at today’s prices, it can’t be paid for either. This is especially true in California, where the dream of home ownership has failed to materialize for people from all walks of life. Home prices are undeniably prohibitive for many Golden State residents; California has the second highest median price […]

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These 3 Myths About Montreal’s Housing Crisis Could Be Making It Worse — Have You Fallen In Love With Them?

The housing situation in Montreal is so bad that the city has been firmly ejected from its once-respectable place on global real estate affordability lists. But the Institute for Socio-Economic Information and Research (IRIS) says there are three myths – about how we compare to other cities, the current housing supply and the role of […]

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County making progress on affordable housing: report

Developments in Orillia, Bradford and Barrie will provide at least 330 new homes that will be affordable for residents of these communities when completed PRESS RELEASESIMCOE COUNTY*************************Simcoe County released its eighth annual report card, Housing Our Future: 2021 Annual Report, to measure and evaluate the implementation of the recommendations contained in Our 10-Year Community Strategy […]

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The importance of home – the role of the social housing sector in tackling drug addiction

The importance of a sense of belonging to the well-being of the individual is well known and documented. The shocking facts and statistics about drug abuse in Scotland are also well known and need not be repeated to know that there is a major problem around drug abuse in Scotland that is particular to this […]

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Housing sector takes steps to deal with rising cost of construction inputs

As building material prices continue to rise, the Subdivision and Housing Developers Association (SHDA) said it is meeting with major suppliers and producers of building materials and other inputs to help cushion the impact of the price spike. The rise in wholesale building material prices in Metro Manila neared the double digit mark in May […]

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The national housing sector is expected to grow over the next 5 years : PNB Housing Finance

The national housing sector is expected to grow over the next five years after a multi-year lull and housing finance companies are well placed to exploit this opportunity thanks to sector reforms such as RERA and GST which have brought transparency indispensable, PNB Housing Finance in its 2021-22 annual report. India […]

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National housing sector expected to accelerate in five years: PNB HFC

After a period of stagnation, the domestic housing market is expected to grow over the next five years. Thanks to sector reforms like the RERA and the GST, which have increased predictability, housing finance companies are well placed to take advantage of this potential, according to the PNB Housing Finance annual report for 2021-22. “After […]

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PNB Housing Finance: The national housing sector is expected to grow over the next 5 years : PNB Housing Finance

The national housing sector is set to grow over the next five years after a multi-year lull and housing finance companies are well placed to exploit this opportunity thanks to sector reforms such as RERA and GST which have brought transparency essential, said in its 2021-22 annual report. India has shown resilience and recovered quickly […]

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Newly resettled Afghan refugees from Minnesota face housing crisis

Gul Rahim fled Afghanistan last August, waited five months at a US military base and finally found a home in St. Paul for his family of 13. Six months after arriving in Minnesota, he faces expulsion. “We fought for America for 20 years in Afghanistan,” said Rahim, who served in the Afghan National Security Forces, […]

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OPINION: Solving the housing crisis must remain the government’s top priority

Last week, preliminary results from the 2022 census showed there were an astonishing 166,000 vacant properties in the state on census night last April. In Offaly, out of a total stock of 32,151 homes, 2,663 properties were vacant. These figures appear to contradict findings that there are currently just under 1,000 properties available to rent […]

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Housing sector agencies demand constructive action from CM Eknath Shinde

Shinde’s appointment raises hopes for final draft regulations for Maharashtra Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Act 2019 so that it can be implemented Anil Kawade, Cooperative Commissioner and Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Maharashtra with other officials during the meeting If all goes well, the draft Rules of Maharashtra Cooperative […]

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The “housing crisis” is the result of a failed economic experiment: I know, I’m from Hull

Luxury apartments adjoining the BBC Center in Hull. Photo: Andy Beecroft Learn more about the Dawn Foster Memorial Essay Award In Westminster, politicians on all sides agree on two facts: first, the UK is experiencing a “housing crisis”; second, it can be solved by building more houses. It’s supply and demand: too few houses, too […]

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University researchers help reveal Miami-Dade’s affordable housing supply

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement has partnered with Miami-Dade County housing officials to create an innovative tool that will identify affordable housing and workforce housing. Over the past two years, Miami has experienced a real estate boom like no other. Along with rising house prices, monthly rental rates in Miami-Dade County have skyrocketed […]