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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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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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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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Inside Housing – Insight – Housing Week: Industry braces for looming ceiling

A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for housing professionals Photo: Hiran Perera dividing lines A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for #UKhousing housing professionals After months of anticipation, this week finally saw the government act on social housing rents. On Monday we were whispered that a consultation was going to be […]

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Three key ways to help the social housing sector

Sally Thomas, Managing Director, SFHA By Sally Thomas SEPTEMBER will see the Scottish Government set out its plans for the coming year in its Annual Program for Government. There is no shortage of issues to be addressed and members of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) are hoping for decisive action to help their […]

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Agenda: Three key ways to help the social housing sector

SEPTEMBER will see the Scottish Government set out its plans for the coming year in its Annual Program for Government. There is no shortage of issues to be addressed and members of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) are hoping for decisive action to help their tenants through the coming months. Housing associations and […]

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Evaluation of FM interventions in the housing sector

1 Appreciation of FG interventions in the housing sector 2 Appreciation of FG interventions in the housing sectorBy Perpetua Onuegbu, News Agency of NigeriaIn the spectrum of human needs, housing comes after air and food. 3 For dignity, having a home becomes a priority in the hierarchy of necessities. 4 To this end, governments around […]

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Aslam reviews progress of housing sector projects

Provincial Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Mian Aslam Iqbal chaired a meeting here on Monday to review the progress and implementation of ongoing projects in the housing sector. The Housing Secretary and Head of Development Authority briefed the Minister on the progress of the plans. Provincial Housing Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal […]

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Minister reviews progress of housing sector projects

Provincial Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Mian Aslam Iqbal chaired a meeting here on Monday to review the progress and implementation of ongoing projects in the housing sector. LAHORE, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – Aug 22, 2022): Provincial Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Mian Aslam Iqbal chaired a […]

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A series of bad reports show that the housing sector is plunged into “recession”

A The flurry of negative reports on the housing market is raising fears that the sector is beginning to drag the entire economy into a recession. The latest bad news is that existing home sales fell 5.9% in July, a sixth straight month of decline, according to a report released Thursday by the National Association […]

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Housing sector remains weak in July

We start a new trading day with a new July residential construction report, Housing starts and building permits, which further illustrate what we saw in yesterday’s National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) survey that we are currently in a “housing recession”. New housing starts reached 1.446 million seasonally adjusted and annualized units last month, down […]

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Housing starts for new homes fall sharply: “the entire housing sector is in decline”

The number of new construction projects for single-family homes fell 10% in July, the biggest drop of the year, according to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Homebuilders entered a weakened list of new construction projects this summer amid falling sales and general pessimism about future market conditions. Newly started single-family housing projects […]

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Edo Land Reforms Accelerate Housing Sector Growth

The need to diversify the Nigerian economy has over the years been at the forefront of the government due to over-reliance on a single source of revenue – crude oil – a situation many have described as a monopoly. -economy. This call becomes necessary in the context of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which […]

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HDFC raises $1.1 billion ‘social loan’ to lend to affordable housing sector

HDFC raises $1.1 billion ‘social loan’ to lend to affordable housing sector Photo: PTI India’s largest mortgage lender, Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd. (HDFC Ltd), on Friday announced the completion of the $1.1 billion syndicated social loan facility for financing affordable housing in India. The loan was priced at a margin of 90 basis points […]

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RBI repo rate hikes could impact housing sector

Lending rates have been rising over the past few months and will continue to rise following the decision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) monetary policy committee to raise the repo rate by 50 basis points. Since May, the benchmark rate at which the RBI lends money to commercial banks has been raised by […]

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Teal Scaffold is making a difference in Merseyside’s social housing sector |

The Riverside Housing Group acquired four high-rise buildings that house 230 tenants, in a successful share transfer from affordable housing company, The Guinness Partnership, in 2021. Following the acquisition, a high number of essential boiler repairs were identified by Riverside’s maintenance and repair company Evolve facility services. The towers, comprising 170 apartments, were the latest […]

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Terraced houses dominate the housing sector in the Netherlands

Photo: DutchNews.nl Terraced or row houses account for 42% of the Dutch housing stock, but this is largely due to construction in the post-war years, national statistics agency CBS said on Wednesday. A further 36% of the nearly eight million homes in the Netherlands are in apartment buildings and other multi-unit buildings and 13% are […]

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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 student housing sector remains strong

Image by Drazen Zigic/iStockphoto.com The industry’s rapid recovery from the initial pandemic-induced woes has continued into 2022, according to a recent Matrix Yardi report. The student housing sector recorded strong growth in pre-lettings and rents in the first quarter of the year. Ongoing economic setbacks, such as labor shortages and supply chain issues, had little […]

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What’s next for the manufacturing housing sector?

Mary Manor Estates, a 116-unit prefab community in Sunnyvale, California, which changed hands in March in a sale brokered by Harri5. Image courtesy of HARRI5 While the affordable housing crisis shows little to no signs of improvement, prefab housing communities have flourished as one of the best options for residents and investors. To encourage the […]

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Inflation and rate hikes hit the housing sector

The Housing Finance Association expects rising inflation and interest rates to dampen demand for real estate and mortgages this year. The price of new houses continues to rise, in line with the rise in the price of building materials. According to Vichai Viratkapan, acting director general of the Real Estate Information Center (REIC), interest rate […]

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Main trends observed in the housing sector

Real estate is one of India’s most powerful economic foundations. Rapid urbanization, changing consumer behavior, regulatory reforms and the influence of COVID-19 are currently fueling the evolution of this pillar. After being hammered by the pandemic, the real estate sector has started to recover. The year 2021 has marked a turning point in the residential […]

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Housing industry slams Johnson’s plans to extend right to buy | New

Housing industry groups have criticized government plans to expand the Right To Buy scheme to allow housing association tenants to buy their homes. Boris Johnson unveiled the move in a speech in Blackpool this afternoon, widely seen as a bid to reset his post as prime minister after Monday’s vote of no confidence, which the […]

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Remote work influencing city centers, housing sector

Many employees have returned to in-person daily life more than two years after the pandemic reshaped public life, but the economic impacts will be “quite significant” if even a fraction of the workforce continues to adopt hybrid models or distant, Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday. Linking a shift in work patterns to the future of […]

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Remote work is a threat to city centers and the housing sector, says Baker | New

BOSTON — Many employees have returned to the in-person daily grind more than two years after the pandemic reshaped public life, but the economic impacts will be “quite significant” if even a fraction of the workforce continues to work. to adopt hybrid or remote models, Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday. Linking a shift in work […]

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Housing sector gets a boost from RBI

What is happening? At today’s Reserve Bank of India (RBI) policy meeting, the central bank raised interest rates by 50 basis points to 4.9%. This has been another problem for the real estate sector, but the RBI has also given relief to the industry. The central bank increased existing limits on individual housing loans by […]

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Remote work is a threat to city centers and the housing sector, says Baker | New

BOSTON — Many employees have returned to in-person daily life more than two years after the pandemic reshaped public life, but the economic impacts will be “quite significant” if even a fraction of the workforce continues to adopt hybrid or remote models, Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday. Linking a shift in work patterns to the […]

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Rising interest rates: the housing sector could be hit in the short term

NEW DELHI: Rising interest rates will likely dampen the recovery in home purchases in the near term. The RBI’s decision to raise the repo rate by half a percentage point on Wednesday would see the interest rate increase by the same amount on all existing floating rate home loans. But for new home buyers, the […]

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Inside Housing – News – Housing bodies to establish independent panel to tackle poor quality housing

Two leading industry bodies will assemble a panel of people with professional and lived expertise in social housing to tackle the ‘root causes’ of poor living conditions. Image: Getty dividing lines The @natfednews and @CIHhousing will set up a panel of people with professional and lived social housing expertise to tackle the ‘root causes’ of […]

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Does institutional ownership of SFRs help or hurt the housing sector?

The US single-family rental (SFR) market is on the rise. Residential rental rates in the United States rose 12.6% in January 2022, the fastest year-over-year increase in more than 17 years, according to the CoreLogic Single Family Rent Index (SFRI). At the same time, SFR should outperform other real estate sectors for the foreseeable future, […]

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G Square Housing: taking the next step in housing

What if there was a new way to live that doesn’t involve unnecessary expense, sacrifice privacy, or have to deal with noisy neighbors? G Square Housing plots offer an innovative solution to all of these problems. It is an evolutionary step in the housing industry and is rapidly gaining popularity among today’s modern families. As […]

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More pain ahead for Australia’s property sector as interest rates rise

The average Australian mortgagee is facing immense pressure as the pandemic-induced economic difficulties show no signs of reversing. Most global economies have emerged from the economic slump experienced during the pandemic. However, bigger issues have emerged in the post-pandemic phase, including large-scale disruption of the global supply chain. Most nations are struggling to effectively manage […]

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Countryside Partnerships PLC’s offer highlights the value of the housing sector

The bid for Countryside Partnerships PLC (LSE:CSP) from a US fund highlights good deals in the housing sector, but the offer may not be successful, analysts said on Monday. San Francisco-based Inclusive Capital Partners has turned hostile to a possible cash offer of 295p per share after saying the FTSE 250-listed company ‘would not commit’ […]

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The housing sector is moving forward | Company Applicant

One of the housing projects handed over by DHSUD and Social Housing Finance Corp. Last year During this crucial transition period, government agencies have worked hard to ensure the continuity and sustainability of their operations to ensure a seamless public service. In our case at the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), this […]

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Mortgage rates drop to shore up housing sector amid Covid woes

Mortgage interest rates in some first-tier cities – Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, Guangdong province – have been slashed following the latest cut in benchmark lending rates, while industry experts have suggested that there was still room for lower mortgage interest rates in some Chinese cities. Personal home loan interest rates in the prominent cities of […]

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Will the housing sector’s woes turn the economy upside down?

Last night I was playing Jenga with my six year old twin grandsons. Because hedging the markets is my job, I tend to see financial metaphors all around me. Our family fun time was no exception. In Jenga, as you probably know, each removed block is placed on top of the tower, creating an increasingly […]

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BAB decision helps boost housing sector in Bahrain

The Bahrain Banking Association (BAB) has agreed to provide additional initiatives and flexible and fast financing solutions to those looking to buy homes in the kingdom, giving a major boost to the Ministry of Finance’s efforts. Housing to achieve its objectives under the Mazaya program. As part of the cooperation agreement, the ministry as well […]

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President Weah to Address NHA Stakeholder Conference on Housing Sector on Thursday – Global News Network

Chief Executive of the National Housing Authority, Celia Cuffey-Brown Liberian leader, George Manneh Weah is expected on Thursday, May 26, 2022 to deliver the keynote speech at the National Stakeholders Conference on the Housing Sector. According to the NHA press release, the conference to be held at the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Ministerial Compound in Congo Town […]

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President Weah to Address NHA Housing Sector Stakeholder Conference Thursday

Chief Executive of the National Housing Authority, Celia Cuffey-Brown Liberian leader, George Manneh Weah is expected on Thursday, May 26, 2022 to deliver the keynote speech at the National Stakeholder Conference on the Housing Sector. According to the NHA press release, the conference to be held at the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Ministerial Compound in Congo Town […]

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China cuts borrowing rate more than expected to boost real estate sector By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Chinese yuan banknote is seen in this illustration photo from May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration 2/2 SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China on Friday cut its benchmark mortgage rate by a surprisingly wide margin, its second cut this year as Beijing seeks to revive the struggling housing sector to support the […]

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China cuts borrowing rate more than expected to revive housing sector

SHANGHAI, May 20 (Reuters) – China cut its benchmark mortgage rate by a surprisingly wide margin on Friday, its second cut this year as Beijing seeks to revive the ailing housing sector to support the economy. . Senior officials have promised new measures to tackle the slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, hit by COVID-19 […]

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China Cuts Borrowing Rate Again, Seeking to Revive Housing Sector | The mighty 790 KFGO

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China on Friday cut its benchmark mortgage rate by a surprisingly wide margin, its second cut this year as Beijing seeks to revive the struggling housing sector to support the economy. Senior officials have promised new measures to tackle the slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, hit by COVID-19 outbreaks that have […]

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ISO-Chemie joins Offsite Alliance to support the offsite housing sector

©Robseguin. ISO-Chemistry joined the Offsite Alliance strengthen its collaboration with building and construction partners and support the off-site housing sector As the off-site housing sector in the UK continues to grow despite the impact of the pandemic, confidence, capacity and quality in the sector continue to return. By joining the Offsite Alliance, ISO Chemie will […]

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The Netherlands will expand the regulated housing sector, the limit of rent control will increase

Photo: DutchNews.nl Housing Minister Hugo de Jonge has confirmed his intention to extend rent control cover more Dutch housing, with the aim of stimulating the supply of affordable housing. Indeed, the Minister plans to raise the current maximum rent in the rent-controlled sector from €763 per month to between €1,000 and €1,250 – the exact […]

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Government intervention is needed to develop the housing sector

Over the past decade there has been an increase in the construction industry. Real estate developers and landlords are more curious than ever about the latest housing trends that are also affordable. This is what has made the Property Show one of the most popular programs on television. And to continue to lead the industry, […]

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MDC Stock: Struggling Housing Sector May Present Opportunity

D. Lentz/iStock via Getty Images “Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easier.” -Robert A. Heinlein The last time we looked in depth MDC Holdings (NYSE: MDC) this summer, the outlook for the housing market has been much more robust. However, this part of the economy is taking gas as the average 30-year mortgage […]

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Finance Minister to meet with housing sector leaders

ISTANBUL Treasury and Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati is expected to hold a meeting with representatives of companies operating in the housing sector. class=”cf”> The meeting comes amid local media reports suggesting house prices have started to rise after the government announced a financing plan designed to provide cheaper home loans. In a statement last week, […]

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Housing sector backs super withdrawal program amid affordability challenges

Housing and real estate industry associations have hailed the Coalition’s commitment to allowing would-be homeowners to dip into their retirement accounts to enter the property market, even though market onlookers say the policy would worsen the accessibility crisis it is supposed to alleviate. During the official Liberal Party campaign launch on Sunday, Prime Minister Scott […]

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China lowers mortgage rate floor to boost housing sector

Chinese financial regulators announced on Sunday that they would lower the lower limit on interest rates on home loans by the corresponding term of the lending prime rate (LPR) for first-time buyers to support housing demand and healthy development of the real estate sector. The mortgage rate floor for first-time buyers is reduced to 20 […]

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Kenya: GIZ unveils new program to support start-ups in the housing sector

Nairobi – Entrepreneurs in the housing sector have the opportunity to grow their businesses and attract funding from investors through the GIZ-supported Affordable Housing Startup Acceleration Programme. The program, which is managed by Pangea Accelerator in partnership with Integration Consulting Group and Afroscope Consulting, aims to find, train and support 25 entrepreneurs operating within a […]

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GIZ unveils new program to support start-ups in the housing sector

NAIROBI, Kenya, 12 May – Entrepreneurs in the housing sector have the opportunity to grow their businesses and attract funding from investors through the GIZ-supported Affordable Housing Startup Acceleration Programme. The program, which is managed by Pangea Accelerator in partnership with Integration Consulting Group and Afroscope Consulting, aims to find, train and support 25 entrepreneurs […]

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How ETFs let you get into the housing business without a heavy investment

Cameron Dawson and Matthew Tuttle provide stock market advice on “Making Money”. If you want to track a specific index – like the housing sector – you might consider buying an ETF or “exchange-traded fund”, which is an investment product that is a collection of bonds, stocks or other assets, similar to a mutual. funds. […]

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challenges in the housing sector | PNG Loop

According to findings gathered through research by Dr Lindsay Kutan of the PNG National Research Institute, these challenges reflect the absence of a comprehensive national housing policy. The report revealed that there is no clear direction from government and responsible housing agencies in providing adequate and affordable housing in urban areas. Dr Kutan said that […]

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The housing industry is pushing for a small solution to a big problem

Facilitating the construction of tiny homes and grandma’s apartments is one of the quickest solutions sought to help hundreds of Sunshine Coast residents who have nowhere to stay. A Sunshine Coast Housing and Homelessness Network (SCHHN) workshop – the first since the pandemic – took place this week to develop an “action plan” for the […]

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Ghana: Exploring huge opportunities in the housing sector… Yofi Grant urges the private sector

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have urged the private sector to explore the immense opportunities in the housing and infrastructure sectors in Ghana, using insights from the investor map of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The call was made during the third edition of the SDG Investor […]

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Facilitate the establishment of assembly plants for the housing sector

The government is asked to facilitate the creation of assembly factories for the production of materials Stakeholders in the building and construction sector have called on the government to facilitate the establishment of assembly plants for the production of materials needed for the housing sector. They said that such a move, as is done in […]

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Ghanaian government urged to facilitate establishment of assembly plants for housing sector

Share this with more people! Stakeholders in the building and construction sector have called on the government to facilitate the establishment of assembly plants for the production of materials needed by the housing industry. They said that such a move, as is done in the automotive sector, would help reduce the cost of materials and, […]

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Bahrain invests BD 3.3 billion in social housing sector | THE DAILY TRIBUNE

TDT | manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Government initiatives and investments in the social housing sector are valued at 3.3 billion Bahraini dinars, the housing minister said yesterday. This information came as Housing Minister Basem Al Hamer was speaking at the United Nations General Assembly high-level meeting held at the UN headquarters in New […]

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The government wants to work with the private sector to improve the housing sector

play the videoMinister of Public Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye Government offers tax incentives to private developers Housing deficit reduced from 2 million to 1.8 million units The urban population of Ghana is 57% of the total population, Asenso-Boakye The Minister of Public Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye, noted that the government is working with […]

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Scotland’s housing sector can build back better – Diana MacLean

The number of new homes being built in Scotland fell to the lowest level for over 70 years in 2020. Those of us in the Scottish housing industry would do well to wonder about the second half of this statement. Earlier this year, exclusive analysis by Riverside Scotland for The Scotsman showed the number of […]