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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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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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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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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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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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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

Breadcrumb Links New homes and condos Houses Developers are eager to work with the government to address housing supply and affordability challenges, but key hurdles such as a slow approval process still need to be cleared to build faster. Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission […]

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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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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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The state of housing supply: “Not enough housing for everyone”

Adobe Stock/burghs Economic uncertainty, inflation and rising mortgage rates cloud the picture of the US real estate market, which also faces a structural deficit of homes for sale and rental homes. During the “Getting Serious About Housing Supply: The State of the US Housing Market” webinar hosted by the Bipartisan Policy CenterJeff Tucker, senior economic […]

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Increasing housing supply is not a panacea for the housing crisis

Canada needs to build more homes, faster, according to a recent report by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The report estimates that British Columbia alone will need 570,000 new homes by 2030 to reach a moderate level of affordability of 44%. It’s no coincidence that housing construction has been gaining momentum among policy makers, […]

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Trudeau targets $2 billion in spending to fix Canada’s housing supply and affordability issues

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday detailed plans to spend $2 billion to create more affordable housing in Canada. These expenditures include commitments made in the last two federal budgets. Trudeau said part of that $2 billion would go towards creating 17,000 new homes in Canada, the majority of which would be affordable housing. He […]

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Trudeau targets $2 billion in spending to fix Canada’s housing supply and affordability issues – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday detailed plans to spend $2 billion to create more affordable housing in Canada. These expenditures include commitments made in the last two federal budgets. Trudeau said part of that $2 billion would go towards creating 17,000 new homes in Canada, the majority of which would be affordable housing. He […]

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Calderdale housing shortage discussed by councilors in private rental sector debate

Calderdale councilors agreed that although landlord representatives cannot attend a meeting of the Oversight Committee to discuss the private rental sector, it would be good to get their input at a follow-up session. The report says many landlords provide a good standard of accommodation and manage their tenancies well, but some have limited understanding and […]

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How Lenders Need to Innovate to Help Solve the Affordable Housing Supply Problem | Housing Finance Magazine

919039361464473 Creating sufficient housing supply, in whatever form, continues to be one of the country’s main challenges. With nearly a quarter of renter households spending 50% or more of their income on rent, the demand is certainly there. However, getting a deal to the starting line, let alone the finish line, requires experience and knowledge […]

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Homelessness is a housing supply problem. Light Touch Density could be the solution, according to an AEI study

Addressing the Root Causes of Homelessness: Unaffordable Housing WASHINGTON, August 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — California more than a fifth1 of the total homeless population in United States, well above its population share of 12%. Between 2019 and 2020, homelessness in California increased by 6.8% – the most United States. Cities have been quick to respond […]

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Supply and demand for housing: from famine to celebration

Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 11:09 a.m.Press release: Kiwibank Today we published our latest analysis on the current housing shortage in New Zealand and the housing market in general. The full note can be found here: https://inner.kiwi/commentary/housing-supply-and-demand-famine-feast/ The supply of new homes has far exceeded the anemic increase in demand for new homes over the past […]

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NSW reveals $300m plan to boost housing supply

NSW reveals $300m plan to boost housing supply The Perrottet government has announced details of a plan it says will unlock development for tens of thousands of homes across the state. A number of high-growth councils are eligible to apply for a share of the latest round of Fast-Track Infrastructure Fund funding under an initiative […]

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Murray joins local housing leaders to discuss housing supply

Margaret Salazar, HUD regional administrator in the Pacific Northwest, speaks to Sen. Patty Murray about funding for American Rescue Plan Act programs during a panel discussion Aug. 17. Staff of Senator Patty Murray Local housing leaders met with U.S. Senator Patty Murray on Wednesday at Olympia to talk about the American Rescue Plan Act and […]

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Housing supply at its highest in a year

The latest OnTheMarket Property Sentiment Index, which reflects property market activity in July, has been released. It shows that the housing stock is at the highest level in a year due to seasonal returns in the housing market. It also reveals that there are no clear signs of political and economic uncertainty disrupting buyers or […]

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New construction fell in July, further depleting housing supply

New home construction activity in the United States fell sharply in July, and the number of permits issued for new construction projects also fell, as rising mortgage rates and supply chain issues continued to cause what lawmakers are calling a national housing crisis. Seasonally adjusted housing starts fell 9.6% to 1.45 million units in July […]

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Housing supply and affordability is a crucial election issue

GTA voters will head to the polls again in October to elect mayors and councilors for area municipalities. It is the level of government that has the most direct impact on the supply, location and choice of housing, and the choices voters make on Monday, October 24 will have a significant impact on the availability […]

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Albo launches another bogus housing supply advice

Academics from the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia have praised the Albanian government for announcing the establishment of a National Housing Supply and Affordability Council (NHSAC), claiming that he “could be the biggest and most impactful housing announcement of the year” this “is a major step towards a thoughtful and long-awaited […]

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Ontario’s Speech from the Throne calls for ‘bold action’ on housing supply in the province

Ontario Premier Doug Ford kicked off a new legislative session today, re-introducing his government’s provincial budget, now titled Construction Plan (Budget Measures) Act, 2022 — in the Speech from the Throne. It is widely expected that the re-tabled budget – the largest in the province’s history – will be virtually the same as when it […]

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Homebuilding industry releases five-point plan to address Ontario’s housing supply and affordability crisis

Content of the article Toronto, Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) and the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) released their key policy recommendations in a plan five points submitted for consideration by the provincial government. government for his new term. These priorities are based on the […]

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South Korea postpones announcement of housing supply plan due to downpours

This photo, taken on Monday, shows a submerged parking lot of an apartment complex in the southern district of Gangnam due to heavy rain. (Yonhap) The government postponed its planned announcement of housing supply measures on Tuesday in a bid to focus on responding to damage from heavy overnight showers. The government had planned to […]

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S. Korea to unveil inflation-fighting measures, housing supply plan this week

Apartments in Yeongdeungpo-gu in western Seoul are pictured. (Yonhap) South Korea will this week unveil additional measures to rein in inflation and a package of housing supply plans to help stabilize people’s livelihoods, the finance minister said Monday. The government plans to roll out soon-to-be-announced inflation-fighting measures ahead of the autumn Chuseok holiday next month, […]

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Tenant protections vs housing supply: why not both?

As a rabid and boring advocate of increased density, it has been music to me to hear local leaders talk about the importance of more housing to solving our affordability crisis. However, some of the reinvigorated interest in the offer has apparently been used solely to deflect calls for consumer protections, such as rent stabilization […]

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Ketchikan Borough Assembly passes reforms to boost housing supply

A view of Ketchikan from the top of the Edmonds Street stairs. In support of the plan, developer Bruce Hattrick said Ketchikan’s steep, rocky terrain makes it difficult and expensive to develop new lots. (KRBD File Photo) The Ketchikan Borough Assembly on Monday passed a four-part measure aimed at easing the area’s housing crisis. Beginning […]

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Biden pledges stimulus funds to increase housing supply

Image source: Getty Images This is a measure that could help solve the affordable housing crisis. Key points Affordable housing is a major issue affecting people across the country. The Biden administration aims to solve the problem by allocating stimulus funds to build homes. Housing is the typical American’s biggest monthly expense. But for many […]

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The US Treasury will increase the supply of affordable housing and reduce long-term housing costs for American families

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced new guidance (July 27, 2022) to increase 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 step follows a commitment in the administration’s recently released Housing Supply Action Plan to leverage […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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What does the action plan mean for the supply of accommodation for nomadic workers

In May, President Biden announced his administration’s housing supply action plan, which aims to mitigate the effects of market volatility and housing costs on the American people over the next five years. . The plan outlines steps such as improving forms of federal funding through loans for projects such as multi-family developments, as well as […]

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Resizing housing supply is crucial to defusing the affordability crisis

More single occupancy housing is needed to ensure Australia scales up housing demand in the future, according to a leading social and affordable housing body. The 2021 census results showed a sharp increase in the number of one-person households, with the average household size increasing from 2,594 people per household in 2016 to 2,541 in […]

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As housing supply fails to meet demand in Dallas, rent is too high

By now you are probably already feeling the pinch. As more and more people move to Texas, the least surprising thing is happening in Dallas: rents are skyrocketing. The Texas Realtors 2021 Relocation Report found that between 537,000 and 582,000 people moved to Texas in 2019, and the state ranked second in relocation activity in […]

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How to Generate Listings Despite a Limited Housing Supply — RISMedia

The lull in homes available for sale continued to be at the heart of many challenges facing buyers and real estate professionals. Despite the gradual growth of the housing stock, agents and brokers argue that this is not enough to explain the deficit that has been simmering for a decade now. “We’re in a housing […]

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Understanding Housing Shortages in Canada

This analysis examines the problem caused by the lack of housing supply, but does not seek to solve all the complex problems that affect housing affordability. Alternative approaches to reducing demand are not explored in this report. This is just one of many reports we will publish in the future to deepen our understanding and […]

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/REPETITION — Media Advisory

OTTAWA (ON), June 21, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) will release its report, from Canada Housing supply shortages: estimating what it takes to solve from Canada housing affordability crisis by 2030. CMHC Logo (CNW Group/Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) This report takes initial steps to estimate how much more housing […]

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Canada needs ‘everyone on deck’ to close housing supply gap, says CMHC

According to a new report, the current rate of residential construction in Canada will see the country face a gap of 3.5 million units by 2030, well below the housing affordability mark. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) released its latest analysis on Canada’s housing stock challenges on Thursday. The agency projects that Canada will […]

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Saudi Arabia launches phase 2 land program to increase housing supply in its metropolis

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Landlords forced to compromise due to lack of suitable housing supply

“It’s not just the quantity of homes that we’re missing, but the type and suitability of properties coming to market – whether new or existing homes.” The report found that two-thirds of Britons (59%) feel trapped in a property that does not meet their needs, but have nowhere to go because of insufficient suitable accommodation, […]

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Lack of supply of suitable housing forces landlords to compromise: YBS

Landlords and buyers at all stages of the property ladder are being forced to compromise as the lack of supply of suitable accommodation contributes to the current housing crisis, according to the latest analysis from the Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) . The report found that two-thirds of Britons (59%) feel trapped in a property that […]

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Housing Council calls for housing supply measures to complete shared equity trial

The Property Council of Australia welcomed the New South Wales government’s strong commitment to helping residents access home ownership, but stressed the critical role of supply measures in the policy mix. NSW chief executive Luke Achterstraat said the government’s shared capital lawsuit was an indicator of the extent of the challenges in the housing market. […]

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Housing supply plummets under added pressure from asylum seekers – The Irish Times

In the summer of 1998, four young Congolese men lived in a large, ramshackle house on Montpelier Hill in Dublin 7, divided into more than a dozen apartments. When I met them in their studio, they were playing Scrabble to improve their English. Their vocabulary had greatly improved since their arrival in Ireland. They helpfully […]

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Comment: Lowering inflation will not help housing supply

By Conor Sen / Bloomberg review Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting provides the clearest sign yet that the central bank is treating inflation as a national emergency, with markets expecting a 0.75% increase in interest rates. But the Fed’s policy actions come at a high cost, especially in the housing market. With mortgage rates having crossed […]

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HUD “Our Way Home” focuses on providing affordable housing

US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge earlier this month launched the “Our Way Home” initiative, a new effort to boost the nation’s supply of affordable housing. Our Way Home is a nationwide initiative that enhances unique housing delivery successes in local communities and connects cities, counties, tribal communities, states and U.S. […]

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Chester County pledges to increase supply of affordable housing – Daily Local

WEST CHESTER – 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 in joining the U.S. Department of Housing’s House America program and urban development, an all-hands-on effort to address the country’s homelessness crisis. Chester County Commissioners recently presented […]

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Ontario Encourages Fast Application Process to Increase Housing Supply (Webinar) – Real Estate

June 07, 2022 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. from Ontario More Homes for All Act 2022, received Royal Assent on April 14, just over two weeks after its first reading at Queen’s Park. Osler […]

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“It’s time to act” on the housing supply, says the head of RE/MAX

Written by Penelope Graham After years of discussion by the province’s political parties of all stripes, Christopher Alexander would like to see — finally — real action on Ontario’s supply crisis. “From our perspective, the challenge has been supply and demand. It’s well documented now, but that’s our problem. And we are really far behind […]

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HUD Program Tackles Housing Supply Crisis

The move, supported by the NAR, gives HUD the flexibility to boost affordable housing in a variety of ways, such as advocating for zoning changes and working with local authorities. WASHINGTON — The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a new program designed to help the nation’s housing shortage by boosting affordable housing. […]

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NAHB says housing supply and affordability will improve with more workers

E-mail Sign up for our free weekly newsletter According to a new report from the Home Builders Institute, a severe shortage of construction workers continues to weaken housing supply and affordability. The construction industry can significantly alleviate the problem by working closely with unions to train and place thousands more in the skilled trades, the […]

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Housing supply needs to be repaired quickly, say property bosses from Mirvac, Lendlease, Stockland and PwC

Tony Lombardo took over the management of Lendlease last year. In his previous role as Asia manager, he was familiar with Singapore’s carefully managed approach to housing and a planning system that can deliver in months what it takes years to approve in Australia. “We should have bipartisan support for a 25-year vision for this […]

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Housing supply may deteriorate before it improves

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – As Cheyenne continues to grow, housing needs rise with it. In this housing crisis, local authorities are looking for ways to fill this void. But supply chain delays, bureaucracy and inflation are impediments to advancing the problem. According to Brenda Birkle of My Front Door, social housing has a […]

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Phelps Co. wants to control rural housing supply | Local News

HOLDREGE – The Phelps County Development Corp. is preparing a county-wide housing study, including each community and rural areas of Phelps County. The assessment will highlight current demographic and economic statistics, target demand for local housing units, and a five-year action plan for new housing development and existing housing rehabilitation activities. PCDC is assisted by […]

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Labor shortage continues to weaken housing supply and affordability

A severe shortage of construction workers continues to weaken housing supply and affordability, according to a new report from the Home Builders Institute. The construction industry can significantly alleviate the problem by working closely with unions to train and place thousands more in the skilled trades, says HBI CEO Ed Brady. “The lack of skilled […]

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More skilled workers needed to increase housing supply and facilitate affordability

“Boosting housing supply requires training and placing thousands more skilled workers in well-paying jobs,” Brady said. “This is urgently needed as many of those working in the trades have aged or have left the sector permanently for other opportunities. As a nation, we need to train the next generation of skilled tradespeople. “It means recruiting […]

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“Our Way Home” initiative to improve housing supply in Milwaukee Co.

MILWAUKEE — In honor of National Homeownership Month, the White House announced a plan it says will address the nation’s housing supply, right here in Milwaukee. As part of the Our Way Home initiative, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development visits cities across the country to review projects to increase the supply of […]

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Housing supply crisis a top concern for Ontario voters: poll

Written by Erin Nicole Davis Tomorrow is election day in Ontario – and real estate concerns are at the forefront of voters. According to a Royal LePage survey led by Leger, a large majority of Ontarians of voting age believe that tackling the housing supply crisis should be a top priority for the next provincial […]

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Congress explores ways to preserve affordable mobile housing supply – WFTV

Video: Congress explores ways to preserve affordable mobile housing supply Across the country, about 22 million families live in mobile homes. (WFTV) WASHINGTON — Nationwide, about 22 million families live in mobile homes. WATCH: Are investors to blame for Central Florida’s housing crisis? These manufactured homes are usually an affordable route to home ownership, but […]

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The housing supply squeeze is finally starting to ease | Company

JEFF OSTROWSKI Bankrate.com (TNS) During the record housing boom of the past two years, a drastic shortage of homes for sale has plagued buyers and delighted sellers. Now the squeeze is slowly easing – a change that could mark the start of a long-awaited cooling in the white-hot housing market. The abnormal conditions of the […]

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Opinion: As Saskatchewan grows, we need to talk about housing supply

Links to the breadcrumb Opinion Columnists Regina’s housing stock remains balanced, while Saskatoon is experiencing a shortage of single-family homes. Home construction is underway in the Brighton neighborhood of Saskatoon. Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Photo by Michelle Berg /Star Phoenix of Saskatoon Content of the article Saskatchewan’s housing industry has identified the gaps in the […]

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Congress Explores Ways to Preserve Affordable Mobile Housing Supply – FOX13 News Memphis

WASHINGTON — Across the country, about 22 million families live in mobile homes. These manufactured homes are usually an affordable route to home ownership, but rising land prices are threatening that. Experts said families who live in mobile homes usually only own the home itself, not the land it sits on. This means they don’t […]

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PC leader Ford visits London, promises to boost housing supply

By Millar Hill May 21, 2022 12:44 p.m. The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario says if elected it will build 1.5 million homes in the province over the next decade. PC leader Doug Ford made the announcement on Saturday during a campaign stop in London. He said a re-elected PC government would continue to work […]

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Mirvac: restarting immigration to overwhelm housing supply

While all the usual suspects continue to claim that rigid planning and lack of land release are responsible for Australia’s housing shortage, Mirvac CEO Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz has essentially admitted that the shortage has been caused by excessive levels of immigration, which will worsen as the Greater Australia strategy is restarted: “We are in a real […]

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Edmonton could be heading for a housing shortage, real estate leaders warn

Supply chain issues, rising interest rates and more people moving to Alberta could contribute to a housing shortage in Edmonton, according to several industry leaders. These trends, along with rising construction costs, were the focus of discussion at several roundtables at the Edmonton Real Estate Forum – a major industry conference held at the Edmonton […]

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‘Four years’ until Dublin housing supply improves – industry survey

The supply of HOUSING in the capital will not improve for at least four years, believe a majority of professionals in the real estate sector. This is despite a sharp increase in the number of housing starts over the past year, as the construction sector accelerated construction. But the results of a survey released today […]