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The legislature ignored the affordable housing crisis | Letters to the Editor

Every Floridian, no matter where we come from. Where we come from or who we love deserves the freedom to know that with hard work we can provide a good life for our family. But this session, Governor Ron DeSantis and his Republican allies in the legislature have tried to divide us by putting their […]

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Making housing an engine of growth

Published: March 12, 2022 9:44:33 p.m. No one would disagree with declaring housing a “push” sector so that it eventually becomes an engine of growth. The suggestion, however, is not centered on traditional housing which caters primarily to the wealthy and middle class. It places particular emphasis on meeting the housing needs of low-income people. […]

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Pressure on state to increase housing supply as flooding increases homelessness

More than 17,000 property damage assessments have been carried out in South East Queensland as the state government prepares to implement a series of measures in response to ongoing housing and homelessness issues after recent heavy rains and floods. In Gympie – 202 houses were found severely damaged – 94 moderate and another 124 – […]

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Coming Together to Solve Maine’s Housing Crisis – Part One

Maine (WABI) – Finding a home in Maine is at a critical point. Real estate and construction costs continue to soar, further encumbering an already tight rental market. Housing is considered affordable if you spend no more than 30% of your income on housing-related expenses. Chances are many of you fall into the category known […]

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Te hīkoi toi: New ways of looking at the housing crisis

supplied Without a large format camera, David Cook mapped the lives of The Lennons, including their busy living room space with grids of three-by-three images. A world that could be stereotyped as small and ordinary is shown to be nuanced and rich. As you enter Lower Hutt CBD, driving to the Dowse, you can’t miss […]

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5 real estate trends to watch in March

We’re only a few months away and 2022 has already been a whirlwind year for the real estate world. Mortgage rates have reached highs not seen since pre-pandemic, but even so, buyer demand has surged. Indeed, according to the real estate brokerage red finalmost three out of four buyers are now faced with a higher […]

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Australia faces a housing supply crisis

Australia could face a “worrying” housing deficit of more than 160,000 homes over the next decade, according to new projections. The National Housing Finance and Investment Company Housing State of the Nation 2021-2022 The report shows that when net migration overseas returns to pre-covid levels by 2024-2025, the number of new households will begin to […]

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City will study the supply of housing | Local News

February 24, 2022 Russians in Arizona watch with dismay and sadness the invasion of Ukraine WASHINGTON — It’s been decades since Paul Antseliovich moved away from Moscow and Nikolai Riasnianski left behind both the big city and the small Russian town where he grew up. But years and miles haven’t made the events of the […]

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Covid-19 WA: Housing crisis predicted when hard border falls

Experts warn Western Australia will face a crisis when the hard border falls this week – and no, it’s not the threat of Covid spreading. The dismantling of Western Australia’s hard border this week has been widely welcomed, but experts are warning a ‘crisis’ is looming – and it’s not the threat of spreading Covid-19. […]

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Video shows desperation to find affordable housing

RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — A North Carolina real estate agent posted a video on social media this week showing the reality of the housing market. “I’ve told the truth, we have a housing crisis,” Monique Edwards said in the video. “This is a house priced under $300,000 in the Raleigh area, and as you can […]

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Few new promises to increase housing supply in BC’s 2022 budget

British Columbia’s 2022 budget is largely a stimulus budget. There are significant investments in continued recovery from last year’s extreme wildfires and floods, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. The budget acknowledged that British Columbia’s “record supply and strong demand for homes” have led to significant price increases in 2021, in all major regions and […]

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Housing report addresses Waterloo Region’s ‘missing middle’

WATERLOO REGION — Recommendations from a provincial housing task force could help bridge the housing gap in Waterloo Region, according to local groups. Hold the Line Waterloo Region and Waterloo Region Yes In My Backyard say some of the Housing Affordability Task Force’s recommendations could help get more low-density projects built in existing neighborhoods. “One […]

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Housing sector on track to rebound amid pandemic—SHDA

LA Subdivision and Housing Developers Association, Inc. (SHDA) reported that the performance of the housing sector has improved over the past two years and the positive outlook will continue amid the ensuing Covid-19 pandemic. . According to SHDA National Chairman May P. Rodriguez, growth in the residential segment of the real estate industry declined during […]

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Government urged to expedite laws to streamline housing sector in Uganda

Kampala: The Ugandan government has been urged to fast-track a policy that will regulate the housing sector to incentivize the private sector to invest in quality, low-cost homes that the majority of Ugandans can afford. According to Uganda’s Financial Sector Development Strategy (FSDS), the country has a housing deficit of Shs 1.6 million, with an […]

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No serious disruption in housing sector — Villar Group – Manila Bulletin

BRIA Homes, a property development subsidiary of the country’s top property developer, Villar Group, said the housing sector has not suffered severe disruption despite the prolonged pandemic. In a statement, BRIA Homes said that throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Philippine real estate has not suffered severe disruptions as some might have expected. “Homebuilders continue to report […]

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Phoenix has a housing crisis. Ignoring it will cost us all

The conversation takes place on the sidelines of football matches. In the classrooms of Arizona State University. Among friends and relatives who are increasingly desperate to find affordable housing. Between parents and their millennials who have well-paying jobs. In heartbreaking stories of evictions and displacements featured in that same newspaper. Arizona’s housing shortage and unprecedented […]

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The housing sector facing the crisis: REHAB

Bangladesh Real Estate and Housing Association Chairman Alamgir Shamsul Alamin speaks during a press conference held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city on Saturday. REHAB Vice Presidents Kamal Mahmud and Shohel Rana were also present. — New Age Photo Property agents across the country on Saturday expressed deep concern over a government […]

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The housing sector escapes the pandemic blues

While the pandemic has had a negative impact on most business sectors, contrary to common perception, the housing sector in bangalore did not suffer, reveals the Economic Survey 2021-22 The survey indicates that house prices rose during the first and second waves of covid-19, contrary to expectations that they would fall. It indicates that there […]

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What are the solutions to Florida’s housing crisis?

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Dawn Elder moved into her new three-bedroom apartment in Boynton Beach last March. “I love this place,” she said as she walked past her lake in front of her back porch. This single mother of two was planning to renew her lease until she opened a letter from her landlord. RELATED: […]

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Census data fuels debate on housing supply and demand

Steve Pomeroy of Focus Consulting said Canadian census data showed around 8% of homes, or 1.3 million, are not in full-time use by “usual residents”.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press New census data released last week shed light on whether high house prices are simply the result of a lack of housing supply. Many industry pundits and […]

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RE/MAX National Housing Report for January 2022

DENVER, February 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — January home sales fell 31.4% from December’s total – a drop slightly above the seasonal norm – as inventories fell for the sixth consecutive month. Year over year, sales were down 5.3% from January 2021. A decline in home sales from December to January is typical and expected. Over […]

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digging our communities – Knox County VillageSoup

Dr. Robert Wasserstrom lives in Camden and serves on the Economic and Workforce Development Committee of the Camden Rotary Club. Over the next six years, Maine will need 10,000 workers to replace retirees. Data from the Maine Department of Labor suggests that employers in Knox, Waldo and Lincoln counties will seek about 800 additional hires. […]

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The government’s commitment to solving the housing crisis is in doubt with only a handful of staff working on tenancy issues

It comes at a time when rents are skyrocketing. The release of the Department for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) rental services rental obligation data for December 2021 showed that median rents nationally reached $540 per week , up $50 from a year ago – the largest annual increase on record. And for many people, […]

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Edinburgh housing crisis: 15 ‘super landlords’ dominate the city’s rental market

FIFTEEN registered owners own around 5,300 privately rented properties in Scotland’s capital, a freedom of information (FOI) request by the Edinburgh Evening News revealed. This represents around nine per cent of the private rental sector in Edinburgh. One owner owns more than 1010 properties, and dozens of others own more than 100 properties each, according […]

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Housing crisis: Survey shows vast majority of homeowners don’t want real estate prices to fall

A new survey shows that only 7% of homeowners want house prices to fall seriously. Another 18 percent want them down “a little” while a whopping 62 percent don’t want them down. Things obtained the poll from Talbot Mills – Labour’s private pollster – which follows a similar but not identical question posed in a […]

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Government keen on passage of Condominium Bill to regulate housing sector – Minister

Economic news for Monday, February 14, 2022 Source: www.ghanaweb.com 2022-02-14 Minister of Public Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye Condominium bill to regulate shared and common spaces The condominium bill has yet to receive Cabinet approval Real estate agency bill in sight Public Works and Housing Minister Francis Asenso-Boakye has given assurances that the government is […]

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First-time buyers and the middle class are missing out on the market

On a cold February morning in Newport Center, Kris Thielen was enjoying her day off in her new apartment. She’s a proud new Vermont resident, who moved from Colorado to Green Mountain State in December, after the pandemic made her realize she wanted a change. “(We) started looking for opportunities here, there’s a ton of […]

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Housing crisis: “While tackling our supply shortage, there is no shortage of resistance”

A drawing of a proposed condo tower for Belmont Village in Kitchener. The old real estate adage reminded us that it was all about “location, location, location”. Lately it’s starting to sound a lot more like “supply, supply, supply”. Ontario’s just-released report from its Housing Affordability Task Force points bluntly to the supply needed, calling […]

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How left-wing planners are canceling housing supply

Left-wing planners see duplexes and triplexes as the antidote to racist walkers and ranches. It’s been twelve years since I suggested to a Seattle developer that the cause of the housing “crisis” was a lack of supply. She dismissed my argument, saying the word “offer” was “too republican.” Today things have changed – you are […]

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How can we solve the housing crisis in Metro Vancouver?

Townhouses, six- to 12-unit multiplexes and co-op units would be more energy efficient, face less local opposition and could be replicated across large swaths of Metro Vancouver currently zoned for a new report, says a new report. single-family detached houses. Booming single-family homes and condo towers won’t solve Metro Vancouver’s housing crisis — what’s missing, […]

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Data reveals gap between wages and median home price for Florida hometown heroes

TALLAHASSEE, Florida., February 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A large number of florida according to a new data analysis by Florida realtors®. Sen. Ed Hooper (R-Clear water), Financial director Jimmy PatronisPresident of Florida Realtors Christina Papas and other leaders today highlighted data showing the disparity between median home prices and wages earned by many of the […]

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Ecological Survey: Housing Sector in Bangalore Has Performed Well Despite the Pandemic | Bangalore News

BENGALURU: While the pandemic has had a negative impact on most business sectors, contrary to common perception, the housing sector in Bangalore has not suffered, the Economic Survey 2021-22 reveals. The survey indicates that house prices rose during the first and second waves of Covid-19, contrary to expectations that they would fall. It indicates that […]

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Flammable and deadly: Unknown US housing crisis speaks to larger issues

Last week, with President Biden visiting New York and sitting down with Mayor Eric Adams, following the murder of two NYPD officers, the nNews coverage was all about the need to reduce street crime and the flow of illegal guns into America’s urban neighborhoods. Much has been said about the need for more aggressive policing […]

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Government misses links between housing crisis and growing pension problem

IN 2021, HOME prices rose an average of 12.8% nationally over the year to November, according to the CSO. Within a year or two, prices should return to their Celtic tiger peak. Meanwhile, the average rental cost is already 32% higher than its pre-Great Recession peak of 2008 and continues to rise rapidly due to […]

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Lagos to crack down on fraudulent activity in housing sector

The Lagos State government has said it will crack down on fraudulent activity in the housing sector to ensure the sanity of the industry. This was announced by the Lagos State Governor’s Special Adviser for Housing, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka, on Wednesday during an event organized by the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) Construction and Property […]

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Homebuyers run out of options as housing supply hits all-time low – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Home prices and sales continued to climb despite a mild winter cooling. But the housing market is facing a new dilemma: the supply of existing homes for sale has hit an all-time […]

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Housing supply continues to be tight as prices climb on northern Vancouver Island – Nanaimo News Bulletin

The Vancouver Island real estate market continues to experience a shortage of homes for sale. The latest report from the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board indicates that demand continues to outstrip supply. Inventory of single-family homes fell 39% in January, compared to 2021 statistics for the same period. But it was 15% higher than December […]

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How Suburban Sprawl’s Single-Family Home Zoning Limits Housing Supply

America’s suburbs are expanding again. Last year, single-family housing starts hit 1.123 million, the highest since 2006, according to the National Association of Home Builders, but options for potential buyers remain slim. Experts say the problems in the US housing market are tied to past political decisions. In particular, they say restrictive zoning codes limit […]

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Budget 2022: Rs 48,000 cr disbursed for PMAY to boost the housing sector

The government’s renewed push for greater infrastructure development and massive allocations for the subsidized housing program have applauded the country’s property and construction companies. A budget allocation of Rs 48,000 crore for the Pradhan Mantri Away Yojana (PMAY) has been announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman for the financial year 2022-23 in today’s Union Budget. […]

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Economic Survey: COVID restriction affected demand, supply of housing sector

Image Source: PIXABAY.COM Economic Survey: COVID restriction affected demand, supply of housing sector. highlights Demand and supply of residential housing sector was affected by Covid-induced restrictions It revealed that no of unsold residential units have witnessed significant drops during 2nd wave Decline in housing transactions have also been much less during 2nd wave of Covid […]

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

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

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Bexhill tops list of UK housing supply hotspots

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

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Expectations of homebuyers and the housing sector from Budget 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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Maxwell Drever Takes Leading Role in Workforce Housing | APN News

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

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

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

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Nimbyism contributing to Canada’s housing crisis, economist says

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

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The role of the private sector in the housing crisis

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

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

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

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Shortage of real estate housing supply in North Carolina

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

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Shattered homes: Trouble sets in in booming housing sector

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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RE/MAX National Housing Report December 2021

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

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

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

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Will increasing housing supply solve the affordability problem?

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

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Virtual event focused on raising awareness of the housing crisis

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

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Waterloo Region Mayors Call for Collaboration to Solve Housing Crisis

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

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

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

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

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

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Will 2022 finally put a stop to the housing crisis?

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

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Real estate expert warns of potential housing crisis in state

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

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

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

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Housing report confirms Kingston home prices are rising exponentially

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

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Paulson: Tight housing supply welcomes 2022

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

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Real Estate Podcast: Alecta Says Housing Supply Key to Retaining Talent in Cities | In line

You can listen to this podcast via Apple podcast Where Spotify Where SoundCloud or listen to it via the player below: According to Frans Heijbel, Head of International Property Assets at Alecta, when it comes to build-to-let: “The UK market has huge potential, but it lacks bigger platforms, and I think the increase in the […]

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Union Budget 2022: Real Estate Sector Expects Dynamic Favorable Policy for Housing Sector, Tax Easing | Real estate news

New Delhi: Pankaj Bansal, Director of M3M India, India’s leading property developer and the largest developer of commercial space in North India, is confident of the rapid recovery of the property sector from the Covid downturn, and is aggressive on FDI inflows into the sector, IANS news agency reported. “The retail segment has been on […]

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The housing sector will build on this year’s growth in 2022

Falling mortgage rates, awareness of the need for housing due to the pandemic and stable house prices should contribute to a sustained recovery in the residential real estate market next year. The housing market across the country has seen green shoots of recovery and is expected to gain momentum here. With strong end-user demand and […]

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Housing supply should meet demand by 2024, says housing minister

Housing Minister says housing supply will finally meet demand in coming years. “What we have projected this year is that 2023 will be a very important year to get over that 30,000 figure, which is really important. “ But experts say more needs to be done to bring prices down and make homes affordable. Housing […]

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Using data to navigate 2022 housing supply and affordability issues

HousingWire Editor-in-Chief, Sarah Wheeler, had the opportunity to sit down with Autumn Barkhuff, CoreLogic Principal of Program Management, to talk about potential housing market trends in 2022 and how real estate analytics can help decision-making. of decision. “So in an ever-changing market that’s really filled with scattered data sets, real estate analytics becomes really essential […]

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County hopes tax change will improve housing supply

This story was updated at 3 p.m. Dec. 21, 2021, to clarify that the bill only applies to some developers, not all, who aim to build affordable housing. Elected officials, county housing staff and nonprofit affordable housing providers are optimistic that a new tax change can help create more affordable housing across the county. The […]

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RE/MAX National Housing Report for November 2021

DENVER, December 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The historically strong housing market continued to advance in November as buyers seemingly gobbled up available homes as soon as they hit the market. Buyers finally saw welcome relief on prices, with the November median sale price falling 2.9% to $330,000 – the largest monthly decline since the start […]

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Housing sector needs investment and political support: experts

“The development of the housing sector will in turn contribute to the country’s GDP” TBS report December 13, 2021, 9:50 p.m. Last modification: December 13, 2021, 9:51 PM A top shot of the city of Dhaka. The photo was taken in the Gulshan area in the capital. Photo: TBS “> A top shot of the […]

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Housing supply remains a burning issue

The housing stock has been a critical issue for the British Columbia real estate market and for the Canadian housing market in general. From a scarcity of real estate listings to months of record inventory, it has become increasingly difficult for homebuyers to achieve the Canadian dream of home ownership. Even if young families and […]

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Could aging office buildings offer an answer to Canada’s housing supply crisis?

An outdated office building in downtown Halifax will be given a new lease of life with a transformation that will turn it into a mixed-use building with an affordable housing component. To ease the city’s housing supply crisis, half of the Centennial Building – a 54-year-old office tower at 1660 Hollis Street – will be […]

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Column by Lisa Sturtevant: Supporting Virginia’s housing sector is good for the state’s economy | Columnists

While many industries suffered severe downturns due to the pandemic, Virginia’s housing sector has proven remarkably resilient and adaptable, with a range of real estate professionals – from real estate agents to builders, mortgage lenders to property managers – adopting new responsible business practices to adapt to varying needs and changing operating restrictions throughout the […]