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LSC forges ahead in housing crisis

Livingstone Shire Council said granny flats could ease the housing crisis in CQ. Last week, in response to the housing crisis, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced a change to state planning rules to allow Queenslanders to rent out their granny flats or second homes at no time. anyone. The rules had previously limited rental to parents […]

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RESCON releases 15-point action plan to increase housing supply

VAUGHAN, ONT. — The Home Builders’ Council of Ontario (RESCON) has released a 15-point action plan outlining changes the three levels of government can make to address the housing supply and affordability crisis. accommodations. The plan, Housing Ontario’s People Everywhere (HOPE), recommends five actions for each level of government. RESCON consulted with a wide range […]

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Property Council welcomes landmark housing report from Productivity Commission

[30 September 2022] The Australian Property Council today welcomed the landmark Productivity Commission review of the National Housing and Homelessness (NHHA) Agreement. Property Council chief executive Ken Morrison said the report ‘Need Fixes: The National Housing and Homelessness Accord’ is a damning condemnation of politics and housing supply in Australia, and reinforces many of the […]

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California governor signs bills to increase housing supply

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a legislative package that state lawmakers hope will help solve the state’s housing crisis. He signed the package of 41 bills at a press conference Wednesday at the site of an affordable housing community project in San Francisco. Newsom said the bills will speed the construction of new homes […]

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China to ease floor on mortgage rates to revive housing sector

BEIJING, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Chinese local governments may gradually ease the floor on mortgage rates for first-time buyers in some cities, the central bank said on Thursday, in a bid to support house prices and revive a stalled engine. of the world’s second largest economy. Localities would be allowed to decide whether to maintain, […]

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Failure to act on mortgage support will worsen housing crisis – Derry Daily

SDLP MP Mark H Durkan has criticized the lack of movement by ministers for Stormont and Westminster to implement support for homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payments. South Belfast MP Claire Hanna also urged the Treasury to meet with financial institutions to see what additional protections could be given to landlords. The renewed calls […]

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75,000 children in housing crisis due to lack of housing in London

M More than 75,000 children are stuck in temporary accommodation in London due to lack of accommodation and lack of housing benefit, experts have warned. Two reports, one for Mayor Sadiq Khan by University College London and the other by the Center for London think tank, said the cost of living crisis could lead to […]

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Why is the housing supply so low?

There is no other way to sugarcoat what is happening in the Canadian housing market: the country is facing a severe shortage of supply. Why is the housing supply so low? Current market conditions, whether record inventories or strengthening demand, have triggered a crisis in housing affordability. With interest rates rising and an inevitable increase […]

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David Eby proposes sweeping housing supply measures that trump BC cities

After hinting at sweeping reforms to increase housing supply and control demand through more interventionist policies earlier this year, David Eby today outlined the potential flagship housing strategies he will put in place if he is named the new leader of the BC NDP party, and effectively the next premier of British Columbia. Eby previously […]

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‘Astonishing’ low level of construction contributing to housing crisis in Buncrana

The “astonishing” low level of housing construction in Buncrana over the past decade has contributed to the town’s housing crisis, a town hall meeting said. The meeting, aimed at finding possible solutions to the housing situation, was informed that there have been only 58 recorded completions of housing units over the past decade. The meeting […]

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Grant Presents Platform to Ease District’s Affordable Housing Crisis

Independent DC mayoral candidate Rodney “Red” Grant calls for change and offers solutions WASHINGTON DC, UNITED STATES, Sept. 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The District of Columbia is currently facing an affordable housing crisis due to minimal housing available to residents, developers using loopholes to circumvent affordable development and a system that is slow to serve […]

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Rising interest rates and housing supply could threaten Hispanic wealth

Lack of retirement accounts, rising interest rates and low housing supply pose risks to building long-term Latin American wealth, a new report warns. why is it important: Even though Latinos have made financial and educational gains in recent decades, they lag behind their non-Hispanic white counterparts in critical indicators of financial well-being. The big picture: […]

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Saint John wants to focus on non-profit housing sector

Saint John City Councilors have taken the first step to help non-profit landlords and make housing more affordable by creating a new initiative to oversee these efforts. At Monday night’s meeting, councilors voted on a motion for a municipal housing entity. “There are more jobs on the market in our expanding industries, yet more people […]

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‘Missed opportunity’ on measures to boost housing supply – Savills

Auctioneers Savills criticized the government’s housing measures in the 2023 budget, denouncing “the lack of measures in the budget to promote the supply of housing”, even as he welcomed the extension of the Help- to-Buy and the extension of stamp duty exemptions. New housing manager david browne said: “We are in the midst of a […]

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Nigeria @ 62: Experts denounce unimpressive performance of housing sector

As the Nigerian government pulls out all the stops to celebrate the country’s 62nd Independence Anniversary, housing sector experts have expressed mixed reactions to Nigeria’s growing housing deficit and weak government performance. reports DAYO AYEYEMI. In four days, Saturday to be precise, the Nigerian government will celebrate the country’s 62 years of independence. As usual, […]

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REDAN opposes government involvement in the housing sector

The Real Estate Development Association of Nigeria has said government involvement in the housing sector will not provide a lasting solution to the challenges it faces. It was then that the association sought a conducive business environment to help private investors access funds with low interest rates and make housing available and affordable to the […]

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Charlie Kratovil Releases Plan to Tackle New Brunswick’s Growing Housing Crisis

Policy platform emphasizes affordability, strengthens tenants’ rights, promotes homeownership and sets New Brunswick on the path to ending homelessness NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – At a rally with supporters and community members outside the city’s Housing Authority offices, New Brunswick mayoral candidate Charlie Kratovil presented his Declaration of housing justice rights, a 10-point policy proposal to […]

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System needed to track vacant properties to increase housing supply, conference says – The Irish Times

A reliable system to track the exact number of vacant properties statewide is needed to help increase housing supply, a conference heard. With growing pressures on services and a lack of private rental housing, the Simon Community’s Ending Homelessness conference heard that efforts to utilize empty buildings were insufficient. The 2022 census recorded 166,752 vacant […]

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Queensland property tax ‘could jeopardize housing supply’

An industry body warns that controversial new property taxes could have a serious impact on Queensland’s overstretched rental market. The fear is that the new tax system will discourage interstate developers from investing in Queensland’s housing market. Changes made earlier this year mean that property tax will now be calculated based on land held across […]

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Brandon housing crisis reflected in data | Spare News

A Brandon program to help homeless people in the city is calling for more affordable and transitional housing in light of census data released Wednesday by Statistics Canada that shows Indigenous peoples across the country are facing a housing crisis. lodging. Homelessness in Brandon has seen a huge increase as a result of the COVID-19 […]

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Powell: US housing sector needs a correction

As the Federal Reserve has delivered what it hopes will be a fatal blow to inflation – another 75 basis point rate hike, with more on the way – Fed Chief Jerome Powell is bent over backwards to single out house prices as the main culprit for the US’ high stubbornness. inflation rate. At a […]

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Luneh, an emerging leader in the temporary housing sector, signs a growth financing agreement with Decathlon Capital Partners

Growth financing agreement will help accelerate Luneh’s expansion and development of new market offerings NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Luneh, a national provider of temporary housing, announces a seven-figure investment from Decathlon Capital Partners to accelerate its growth in the corporate housing and serviced home markets. The company will use the capital […]

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Data points to a simmering housing crisis in the making – Reuters

Home ownership and real estate activities in the broad sense are down 6.0% in 2Q A simmering housing crisis in the making as a by-product of the current economic turmoil as the sector experiences both demand and supply cuts. According to data released by the Department of Census […]

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Government regulation, interference hurting housing supply – Cowichan Valley Citizen

Government regulation, interference harms housing supply Subject: Rental housing crisis We are in a rental housing crisis. Government manipulation and continued interference in the industry have had adverse effects. British Columbia had fair and balanced legislation and was one of Canada’s leaders in rental legislation. This is no longer the case. Owners no longer control […]

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Government regulation, interference hurting housing supply – Lake Cowichan Gazette

Letter: Government Regulation, Interference Harms Housing Supply Owners no longer control their property, the government no longer Government regulation, interference harms housing supply Subject: Rental housing crisis We are in a rental housing crisis. Government manipulation and continued interference in the industry have had […]

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Will a reduction in stamp duties solve the housing crisis?

The most recent monthly figures from the Office for National Statistics showed the average UK house price was £292,000 in July. That’s £39,000 more than the same time last year. Record increases are set to end as the cost of living crisis begins to bite homeowners. The Bank of England’s strategy of raising interest rates […]

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Plight of Scottish tenants revealed as housing crisis worsens

The housing crisis in the Scottish private rental sector (PRS) is rapidly worsening, leaving thousands of tenants in dire straits as they are unable to find accommodation. This is the view of the Belvoir Group and Andrew Jack, of Belvoir in Edinburgh, said: ‘The current situation is incredibly difficult for tenants, and many of those […]

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Toronto Police Housing and Funeral Census Report: In the News September 21, 2022

In The News is a roundup of articles from The Canadian Press designed to start your day. Here’s what’s on our editors’ radar for the morning of Wednesday, September 21, 2022… What we’re watching in Canada… Canada’s numbers expert will release its latest census report today, offering a snapshot of the country’s housing landscape. Statistics […]

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Toronto Police Housing and Funeral Census Report: In the News September 21, 2022 | National

In The News is a roundup of articles from The Canadian Press designed to start your day. Here’s what’s on our editors’ radar for the morning of Wednesday, September 21, 2022… What we’re watching in Canada… Canada’s numbers expert will release its latest census report today, offering a snapshot of the country’s housing landscape. Statistics […]

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Closing the Wealth Gap by Improving Housing Supply — RISMedia

Home ownership is the most powerful tool for closing the racial and ethnic wealth gap. To underscore this point, Latino homeowners have 28 times the wealth of Latino renters and a median net worth of $171,900 versus $6,200. The wealth gap between Latino families and their non-Hispanic white counterparts narrows significantly when comparing the household […]

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Ketchum considering temporary zoning changes to boost housing supply

The City of Ketchum is proposing temporary changes to its zoning code to address housing shortages and to address recent development trends that staff believe are moving the city in the wrong direction. The resort’s comprehensive plan, which was drafted in 2014, calls for a “strong and diverse economy” and a “vibrant city centre,” lead […]

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Nurses move to UK as housing crisis sees many on the left struggling

The housing crisis is forcing young nurses to move to countries where accommodation is cheaper, said the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organization (INMO). Secretary General Phil Ní Sheaghdha said the attractive packages offered by Britain’s NHS – which include free or reduced-rent accommodation – are attracting new entrants to the UK. She said the exodus […]

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California housing report finds two cities people most want to leave

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Homebuyers are leaving the Bay Area in droves, according to a new housing report released by Redfin real estate site. Three children injured in Antioch crash remain in serious condition, mother says More people sought to leave the Bay Area than any other metro area in July and August, Redfin says. […]

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FOMC meeting kicks off, housing report release and more: Tuesday’s 5 things to know

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com Here are the key events happening on Tuesday this could have an impact on trade. FED ASSISTANCE IN 2024? : The Federal Reserve is unlikely to pivot and cut its benchmark interest rate until 2024 at the earliest as it tries to crush the highest inflation in four decades, […]

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Dillingham housing crisis leaves some teachers sleeping at school

Science teacher Dan Bonser holds his cat, Nix, on September 7, 2022 in the classroom where he and his family have stayed since arriving in Dillingham in August. (Izzy Ross / KDLG) This article originally appeared on KDLG.org and is republished here with permission. There was a lot of turnover in the Dillingham City School […]

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Housing construction increases, but insufficient housing supply continues to drive up house prices

The number of sites under development for new homes increased by 15% in the second quarter of the year compared to the corresponding period in 2021, according to the latest data. Figures from the Office for National Statistics show a sharp rise in housing starts from April to June this year, with 51,730 homes under […]

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Meeting the moment of our housing crisis

Climate justice begins when we recognize the adverse effects of extreme weather on our communities and the world and advocate to mitigate these costs and damages for all of us. In real time, the climate justice movement highlights the social, public health and economic challenges and costs of adapting to and responding to climate change. […]

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Hot Springs nonprofit aims to ease housing crisis

HOT SPRINGS – Hot Springs has a housing crisis that has been illuminated by the covid-19 pandemic, something that Kim Carter, executive director of Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic, is trying to help solve. One of the groups of people who have been struggling since the pandemic began is the people of ALICE, Carter said. […]

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Limerick Chamber calls for housing sector reforms in 2023 budget

LIMERICK Chamber has urged the government to put housing sector reforms at the heart of its budget. Pascal Donohoe will announce his estimates for 2023 on September 27, and the Mid-West region’s largest group of business representatives also said it was essential for ministers to think ‘strategically’ about how to sustain growth regionally balanced across […]

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Appreciation of FG’s intervention in the housing sector

Fachola In the spectrum of human needs, housing comes after air and food. For dignity in life, having a home becomes a priority in the hierarchy of necessities. To this end, governments around the world are making meeting the housing needs of citizens a key part of their agenda.The current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Expert urges community to join the action

A housing analyst who predicts the Sunshine Coast’s tight market will get worse before it gets better, has launched a campaign urging everyday residents to join the fight for change. Mal Cayley of Direct Collective reiterated his assessment that years of stifled housing development on the Sunshine Coast are now manifesting in massive pressure on […]

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Te Arawa calls for an end to the emergency housing crisis in Rotorua

Te Arawa kaumatua Monty Morrison. Photo/Andrew Warner Te Arawa leaders are calling on the government to end the emergency housing crisis inRotorua – saying the global reputation of the iwi and the city is at stake. Iwi leaders gathered to discuss the impact of emergency housing on whānau, hapū, iwiand their rohe (region). They seek […]

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Algarve teachers face the housing crisis

Teachers who apply for schools outside their areas of residence, hoping to secure three full consecutive annual contracts that will allow them to onboard staff, face high prices and few offers each year. rental in the Algarve. “Most leases in the Algarve are unaffordable for teachers, made worse by the fact that many landlords limit […]

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Canada’s Housing Supply Crisis Looms: Re/Max Report

Housing supply in Canadian cities has seen a steady decline over the past decade and could be reaching a “crisis point”, according to a new report. The report, released Monday by Re/Max Canada, looked at active listings in July between 2012 and 2022 in eight major metropolitan areas across Canada. It revealed that seven of […]

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Housing crisis in Dillingham forces teachers to sleep in school

Science teacher Dan Bonser holds his cat, Nix, in the classroom where he and his family have been staying since arriving in Dillingham in August. (Photo by Izzy Ross/KDLG) https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/12schoolsleep-pkg-final.mp3 One afternoon in early September, Dan Bonser walked up the stairs from Dillingham College to room 200. This is the college’s science room – where […]

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BC Liberal leader promises increased housing supply and regional mental health centers

B.C. Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon said during his address to delegates at the 2022 convention in Whistler that the province is heading in the wrong direction “in every way.” (Photo courtesy of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities) BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon speaks to reporters after his speech to delegates at the 2022 Union […]

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BC Liberal leader promises increased housing supply, regional mental health centers – Coast Mountain News

B.C. Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon said during his address to delegates at the 2022 convention in Whistler that the province is heading in the wrong direction “in every way.” (Photo courtesy of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities) BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon speaks to reporters after his speech to delegates at the 2022 Union […]

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Why Miami is the hardest hit by the rental housing crisis in the United States

K. Brown, a middle school English teacher at Miami-Dade Public Schools, rents a one-bedroom apartment 20 miles from his job in downtown Miami and costs him $1,370 a month — about half of her net salary – and she shares her single bedroom with her teenage son. She is grateful, however. People who sign new […]

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US mortgage rates hit 6% for the first time since the 2008 housing crisis | Housing news

The 30-year mortgage rate rose to 6.02% from 5.89% last week, reports mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates topped 6% this week for the first time since the 2008 housing crash, threatening to push even more buyers out of a rapidly cooling housing market. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported on Thursday that […]

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Nagaland PWD(H) Highlights Housing Shortage in Housing Sector | MorungExpress

Officials and attendees during the 52nd Engineers Day Celebration at the Chief Engineer’s Boardroom, NPWD Complex, Kohima on September 15. • Nagaland’s goal for housing for persons with disabilities is to achieve affordable housing by 2030• Need to reactivate the Nagaland Housing Council with a new Nagaland Housing Policy Kohima, September 15 (MExN): Nagaland Public […]

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What’s on the card for the housing sector this festive season

The Covid-19 pandemic has made people aware of the importance of owning a home. People prioritize buying a house over renting it before an unpleasant consequence occurs. According to the recent report by ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India), the housing finance sector in India has expanded at a CAGR of 15% […]

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AZ Big Media Why experts say Arizona’s housing crisis is a ‘growing cancer’

The housing crisis in Arizona can be defined in many ways. Let’s start with some numbers: According to real estate website Redfin, the median selling price of a home in Phoenix rose from $325,000 in January 2021 to $404,300 in October 2021, an increase of 24.4%. The average rental property, in real dollars, was $1,034 […]

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Councils offer solutions to housing crisis – Bundaberg Now

The LGAQ has welcomed the news of an urgent roundtable to be organized by the state government to address the housing crisis in Queensland ahead of the housing summit next month. An Urgent Housing Roundtable will be hosted by the state government on Friday to address Queensland’s housing crisis ahead of next month’s Housing Summit. […]

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Local landlords first: Councils will have more of a say in housing supply

Photo: Depositphotos.com Local councils will have the power to allocate 50 per cent of all housing – both rental and less expensive owner-occupied – to people who already live in the locality, under new legislation tabled in Parliament on Tuesday by the Housing Minister Hugo de Jonge. The new law will also give councils the […]

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Tauranga housing report warns of people living in cars and garages in times of scarcity

Tauranga City Council Strategy, Finance and Risk Committee. Absent: Anne Tolley. Photo / Talia Parker The housing shortage has been called Tauranga’s “biggest challenge” by city leaders grappling with a potential future of people forced to live in garages, cars or share rentals with other families. Tauranga City Council’s strategy, finance and risk committee met […]

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Airbnb is making the housing crisis worse, increasing the possibility of a bubble – The Brock Press

Photo by Alexander Mils on Unsplash Haytham Nawaz Airbnb is a lucrative service for landlords, taking advantage of short-term rentals and prices several times higher than rent. That being said, this investment strategy only worsens the housing crisis while increasing the possibility of financial bubbles. The US-based company offers vacation rentals, homestays, and tourism-related activities. […]

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One Way Traffic Report for REINZ Dwellings

The course of play in the housing market continues to be broadly in one direction, the latest data from REINZ reveals. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 12:53 p.m. by Sally Lindsay The REINZ House Price Index (HPI) fell another 1.4% in August to be down 5.9% from the same month last year. The nationwide median home […]

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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announces summit to tackle housing crisis

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will host a summit to tackle the state’s growing housing crisis, with a push to ensure that every Queenslander has a home by 2032. Key points: The summit will be held in October, with a first round table this week It will address critical issues including unlocking land and housing supply […]

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Housing supply in Canada will reach ‘crisis point’ without intervention

Written by Erin Nicole Davis Things look bleak on the housing supply front in Canada. According to a new report from RE/MAX Canada, the housing stock could reach a crisis point in major Canadian centers without intervention. Released this morning, the 2022 Housing Inventory Report highlights the decline in inventory levels in Canada’s major housing […]

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Kuwait needs structural reforms to end housing crisis: report

Kuwait needs to embark on structural reforms that include greater involvement of private developers to address its latent housing crisis, according to a local report. Investment firm Kuwait Financial Center (Markaz) said in its research report that demand for homes in Kuwait has far exceeded supply, leading to a worsening housing crisis over the past […]

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The ‘lightweight’ idea that could help solve the housing crisis

A Sunshine Coast architectural firm has designed unique homes that could help solve the area’s housing crisis. Local architects Habitance launched three ‘energy positive’ home designs at the Off Grid Expo in Goomeri, in response to housing shortages, rising energy bills and the need for sustainability. Called LiteHouse, the concept combines smart design, sustainable Australian-made […]

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Overcoming the housing crisis will take all the tools in the toolbox: John Habat

Guest columnist John Habat is president and CEO of Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity. He will retire from the role, which he held for more than 10 years, on September 30. Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity is celebrating its 35th anniversary of building homes and empowering families through safe and affordable homeownership. Since 1987, we’ve […]

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Young people from Kent explain their thoughts on the UK housing crisis

Around 60% of young people hope to have their own place in five years, but less than half believe this is a reality, according to a new study. As most people in their early 20s still live with their parents, we asked young adults in Kent what keeps them from climbing the homeownership ladder. Left […]

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Marin Communities Reject Affordable Housing Report Recommendation

MARIN COUNTY – The cities and towns of Fairfax, San Rafael, Ross and Larkspur in Marin County will submit their responses to a civil grand jury report released in June titled “Affordable Housing: Time to Collaborate in Marin.” The jury wrote a strong rebuke from the county for rejecting an earlier affordable housing report that […]

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The housing crisis in the valley, a “growing cancer”

September 9, 2022 ASU Project Humanities Roundtable Addresses Roots of Crisis The housing crisis in Arizona can be defined in many ways. Let’s start with some numbers: According to real estate website Redfin, the median selling price of a home in Phoenix rose from $325,000 in January 2021 to $404,300 in October 2021, an increase […]

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Proposed DHCR regulations will exacerbate housing supply problems

The affordable housing crisis in New York remains widespread. Photo: Community Housing Improvement Program The New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) has proposed new rent-stabilized housing regulations that will leave thousands of apartments vacant, worsening New York’s affordable housing crisis. . The proposed rules would create a formula for setting rents […]

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RESCON: More needed to boost housing supply

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Inside Housing – News – Tributes pour in from housing sector after Queen’s death

Trade bodies, housing associations and industry figures have sent tributes to the longest-serving monarch in British history, who spent 70 years on the throne. King Charles III, the queen’s eldest son, will now replace her. A period of mourning across the UK has now begun, with flags flying at half mast. Reacting to the death […]

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Commentary: Is zoning promising enough to ease California’s housing crisis?

By David M. GreenwaldChief Editor Over the past few weeks, I have seen a number of people argue that we should focus on infill housing rather than outlying housing to solve our housing needs. The problem with this locally is the lack of vacant fill space and densification fees. It’s also worth noting that when […]

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Cape Breton mayor speaks out on housing crisis

Cape Breton Regional Municipality mayor says her community is on the brink of a housing crisis. She is now talking about a major affordable housing project delayed by bureaucracy. The population of CBRM could soon reach 100,000 for the first time in 40 years, causing a housing crisis for many residents. It’s bad enough that […]

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Interest rates could worsen Canada’s rental housing crisis: Tal | RENX

Benjamin Tal, Managing Director and Deputy Chief Economist at CIBC Capital Markets. (Courtesy CIBC) Canada needs to increase its supply of rental housing to ease a potentially worsening housing crisis, CIBC Capital Markets Managing Director and Deputy Chief Economist Benjamin Tal told a large crowd to open the Canadian Conference on Wednesday. investment in apartments. […]

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Arunachal Assembly Passes Tenancy Bill to Address Challenges in Rental Housing Sector

Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh The Assembly on Thursday passed a government bill, to pave the way for private participation in rental housing as a business model to address the state’s huge housing shortage. The Arunachal Pradesh Tenancy Bill, 2022, which was introduced in the House on Tuesday by Minister for Town Planning Kamlung Mosang, was […]

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The ugly problem that is our housing crisis

A story for TVNZ on Sunday about the use of motels in Rotorua as emergency accommodation sets off a political blame game and highlights the vulnerability of those who just want a place to live, writes Anna Rawhiti-Connell in The Bulletin Shine departed from the Golden Mile I slammed my laptop after watching Golden Mile, […]

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Christopher Luxon denies national government actions have caused a housing supply problem in the state

Responding to questions on the issue, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Rotorua’s population had increased but at the same time there were fewer public houses until the Labor Party came to power in 2017. Deputy National Party leader Nicola Willis has previously admitted there has been a net loss of public housing due to National’s […]

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Bureaucracy ‘status quo’ keeps NYC in perpetual housing crisis

Decades of red tape tied to archaic rules have fueled New York’s seemingly perpetual housing shortage – delaying construction of much-needed homes for up to six years on average per project, a damning new report reveals. The searing assessment by the Citizens Budget Commission, a good government group, comes as rents have soared in the […]

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Local action to increase the supply of affordable housing

Local action to increase the supply of affordable housing Creative policymaking at the local level has been key to addressing the housing shortage and its impacts. Photo credit: istockphoto.com/eyecrave productions On June 23, 2022, the Bipartisan Policy Center hosted the Terwilliger Center Summit on Housing Supply Solutions in Washington, D.C. One panel, “Local Solutions for […]

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Home supply key to controlling price growth and boosting affordability, banking group says – The Irish Times

Housing supply must “continue to grow” to moderate current price rises and improve affordability, the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has said. In its latest assessment of the Republic’s housing market, the banking lobby group said the main driver behind the significant rise in average residential property prices – which are currently rising at […]

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A student from St Andrews sleeps in a tent amid the city’s housing crisis

A student from St Andrews sleeps in a tent amid the city’s housing crisis Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google […]

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Inside Housing – Insight – Liz Truss appointed Prime Minister: the reaction of the housing sector

“That is why we are urging our new Prime Minister to release a credible and effective plan to decarbonize our existing homes and buildings. At its core, this would set out a fully-funded national renovation strategy setting out energy efficiency measures, such as insulation, for all UK households. This would help tackle the energy poverty […]

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Can 3D printing solve the global housing crisis?

In today’s Finshots we talk about 3D printing and the affordable housing project Also, before we get to today’s article, we just want to let you know that you can get these crisp stories straight to your inbox everyday by clicking here! If you are already a subscriber or reading this on the app, you […]