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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 […]

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Net Zero: Challenges for the social housing sector

The Scottish Parliament has set a target for Scotland to become a net zero carbon country, society and economy by 2045. Heat inside buildings accounts for around a fifth of all carbon emissions. Scotland’s greenhouse gases, making the housing sector a key element in the drive to reach net zero. The Scottish Government has published […]

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Federal budget gives a lifeline to ailing co-op housing sector

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tables the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa on April 7.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press The long-neglected co-op housing sector received a major boost in the federal government’s 2022 budget, but given the scale of the affordability challenge in Canada, some are hoping it’s just the start of something […]

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PCIP can be a game-changer for housing sector procurement

Kingdom and Glasgow West Housing Association talk about their positive experiences with the PCIP Public procurement is a valuable function that is carried out across the public sector – and it is assessed, measured and improved by the Procurement and Trade Improvement Program (PCIP). Excel Scotland offers a PCIP assessment to each of Scotland’s 32 […]

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The Cabinet plans to limit the rise in prices in the private housing sector due to high inflation

The Cabinet is working on a new housing proposal that would prevent private sector tenants from paying significantly higher rent due to rising inflation. An initiative first proposed by the Labor Party (PvdA) called for a maximum increase in rents for three years – until mid-2024 – limited to the official rate of inflation plus […]

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Senior housing sector continues to recover: CBRE

The greatest investment opportunity. Graphic courtesy of CBRE A CBRE A survey has found that the senior housing sector is expected to experience an increase in rental rates and residences in 2022. The same survey established that senior housing residence could return to pre-COVID levels in the 18 months. The majority of investors (82%) believe […]

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Housing sector: RBI policy is positive for the housing sector

Policy announcements from the Reserve Bank of India on Friday are likely to boost the housing sector in two ways. First, the regulator extended for a year the liberal standards for the housing sector introduced during the pandemic. This step can facilitate a higher flow of credit to purchase individual homes. Governor Das said the […]

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LISA ROBERTS: The undersized affordable housing sector is further squeezed by the construction boom

LISA ROBERTS • Guest review Lisa Roberts is a former MP, former journalist, and present-day consultant who works to help build off-market housing. She served as NDP housing critic, following four different responsible ministers. About 20 years ago, Northwood opened Almon Place, a 66-unit building in Halifax with bachelor, one- and two-bedroom apartments for seniors. […]

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Retirement home sector rebounds as investor interest grows

Supported by strong long-term demand and heightened investor interest, the senior housing sector is now fully in recovery mode, according to the fifth annual report from JLL’s Valuation Advisory Group. Senior Housing Investor Survey and Insights. The survey also found that investors are bullish on the housing and aged care sector due to the predicted […]

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Nuveen and Preferred Homes enter the UK affordable housing sector

Nuveen Real Estate, one of the world’s largest investment managers, has announced plans to enter the UK affordable housing sector on behalf of the TIAA General Account in a joint venture with Preferred Homes Limited (“PHL”), a for-profit registered provider of affordable housing, backed by Ashbourne Capital Partners (“ACP”), the UK-based property asset management firm. […]

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Government cites active role of women in housing sector

(Image courtesy of DHSUD) MANILA – The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) on Thursday pledged to continue advocating for safe spaces for women in the housing sector. At the culmination of Women’s Month, DHSUD celebrated three “Deserving Women Leaders” of Homeowners Associations (HOAs) – in recognition “of their notable contributions and remarkable […]

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Nuveen enters the affordable housing sector in the UK

Nuveen Real Estate has announced its intention to enter the UK affordable housing sector on behalf of the TIAA General Account in a joint venture with Preferred Homes Limited (“PHL”), a for-profit registered provider of affordable housing, backed by Ashbourne Capital Partners (“ACP”), the UK-based real estate asset management company. The joint venture has identified […]

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Strata housing sector can help achieve net zero emissions

“It doesn’t mean they have to install the chargers, but they can facilitate the infrastructure capacity of the premises, so that the strata can set up these facilities,” he said. “Right now, there’s so much talk about the energy crisis and energy security, and the strata sector is big enough to put in place innovative […]

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Mirvac targets co-housing sector as rental pipeline swells

Cohabitation typically includes shared amenities such as laundry rooms, kitchens, and living areas. It has had mixed success in Australia – operator Hmlet fled Australia last year leaving a trail of debt – but others like Asia-based Dash Living have entered the market. Mr Penklis said the appeal of co-living was that it would create […]

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Michael Gove continues a frosty relationship with the housing sector

The enduring love affair between the Conservative Party and the homebuilding industry may be on the rocks, judging by comments from government minister Michael Gove. Speaking at the Conservative Environment Network forum, the Secretary of State for Leveling Up, Housing and Communities said he was “not particularly popular with developers at the moment”, attributing his […]

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CSU could buy Edge as investment surges in student housing sector

The Edge on Euclid, the 11-story structure located at 1750 Euclid Ave. in Cleveland, looks set to change hands to become Cleveland State University. It is one of three deals in the area to revive the nascent apartment sector. A certificate that signals a buyer’s intended purchase of residential or commercial property, filed Feb. 18 […]

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The housing sector towards stagflation?

Now the Russian-Ukrainian war has made steel rods, cement and tiles even more expensive March 16, 2022, 11:50 p.m. Last modification: March 17, 2022, 1:36 p.m. What happens when the housing market heads into stagflation? Prices soar as inventories stagnate. This is the situation prevailing in the housing market in Bangladesh, causing headaches for builders […]

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The true cost of Gove’s new coating policy on the housing sector | On point

By Joey Gardin2022-03-16T07:00:00 Michael Gove’s January announcement that homebuilders will pay the £4billion siding repair bill triggered a two-month share price slump. But is it the overreaction of the City or a real fall in fortunes? Joey Gardiner Reporting It’s been a rollercoaster ride for a few years for UK residential developers, with the […]

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Obstacles to housing renovation in the social housing sector

Gail Scholes, Local Authority Leader, Zenerguiexamines the ‘social anxiety’ of home renovations, how it will affect the most vulnerable and how we can overcome these issues With 28.1 million households in the UK, the challenge of achieving Net Zero is significant. We need a retrofit solution that decarbonizes at scale and is affordable. The cost […]

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No “dropout” in the housing sector

Dear Editor, News in the housing sector improves almost daily. This latest house lot blast for Guyanese took place at the Guyana National Stadium in Providence, East Bank Demerara, and this phase was part of the Grove/Diamond Block-1 housing estate and was allocated to middle, middle and high income citizens . I was reading that […]

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How does the housing sector react to rising interest rates and falling supply?

Pierre Debbas, managing partner of Romer Debbas LLP, discusses how real estate investors should position themselves with the Fed predicting a rate hike in March, and how the real estate sector will change once the world fully reopens. What were the main real estate trends that emerged from 2021? Ironically, being in the […]

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10 tips from leaders in the housing industry

As housing associations adapt to the post-Covid-19 era, the sector’s operating models are changing. Alistair Sharpe-Neal of Campbell Tickell and Ian Wright of the Disruptive Innovators Network present ten important operational transformation lessons that housing leaders should reflect on in the wake of the pandemic-induced crisis. 1) Covid-19 can be a catalyst for lasting changeThe […]

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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. […]