Housing crisis

Sleep bus will be sanctuary for Sunshine Coast homeless amid housing crisis

Queensland’s first sleep bus has arrived to provide emergency beds for homeless people on the Sunshine Coast, as support agencies struggle to help an avalanche of people caught in the housing crisis. Key points: The Maroochy Neighborhood Center raised $200,000 for two sleeper buses after a homeless man died in 2019 Queensland’s first sleeper bus […]

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Mark Marissen: Let’s solve this Vancouver housing crisis with an open heart and mind

By Mark Marissen Healthy cities need a strong middle class. Unfortunately for us, Vancouver is well on its way to becoming a city for the very rich and the very poor. If, like me, you want Vancouver to be a home for middle-class families, it’s high time we acted urgently. Most young families in Vancouver […]

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New Report Finds Ontario Last in Housing Supply

TORONTO— Mike Schreiner issued the following statement in response to a new housing report that found Ontario has the lowest per capita housing supply of any province: “Ontario is dead last in housing supply per capita. We urgently need to change course. It is becoming increasingly difficult for Ontarians to find affordable housing. The housing […]

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Streamlined application process recommended to boost supply of affordable housing in Victoria – Vancouver Island Free Daily

In an effort to quickly expand the city’s housing supply, Victoria is considering streamlining its application process for certain affordable and supportive projects. The changes would give housing projects owned and operated by non-profit or government organizations the maximum density allowed for the property in which the development was proposed – as defined in the […]

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Panelists say housing crisis will require the displacement of mountains and spirits – The Durango Herald

NIMBYism is an obstacle, but the real danger could be the demise of the middle class A 1,347 square foot three bedroom, two bathroom home on Delwood Avenue in Durango was listed at $ 549,000 on June 4, 2019 and was under contract five days later. (Jerry McBride / Durango Herald file) Changes in physical […]

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L&G invests to reduce emissions in the residential housing sector

Legal & General Capital (Legal & General) and Hodge announce their £5.5 million investment in Sero Technologies (“Sero”), an energy technology and services company supporting the transition to net zero in the energy sector. residential accommodation. Sero has developed cutting-edge digital tools and expertise to design and deliver cost-effective, low-carbon solutions for new builds and […]

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Inside Housing – Sponsored – COP26 Climate Summit: What the housing sector has learned

The priorities identified at COP26 are not new, but the conference has served to increase the pressure to make progress. For social housing, this includes the issue of sustainability, according to Inenco Dan Pardesi How has COP26 changed what is expected of social housing organizations when it comes to environmental sustainability, and specifically when it […]

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Housing report highlights dire need in Richmond

City staff told council that the federal and provincial governments need to increase funding in order to address the affordability crisis. Ninety-five percent of Richmond residents cannot afford a home in the city today, if they don’t already own one. Ninety percent of Richmond residents could not afford a townhouse in Richmond, and 80% could […]

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RTL Today – Report on land use planning and housing: Luxembourg has land reserves to build for 300,000 people

A joint report from the Ministry of Housing and the Ministry of Regional Planning was presented to the public on Monday afternoon. Luxembourg currently has 5,000 hectares of land reserves to build, of which 3,750 can be used for residential purposes, explained the Minister for Spatial Planning Claude Turmes. This means that approximately 300,000 additional […]