Housing supply

Stop new rental regulations to preserve housing supply

The Seattle City Council’s manipulation of the tenant-landlord relationship is fraught with toxic consequences. Mayor Jenny Durkan is expected to veto three housing bills passed by an excessive council majority on Monday to force council members to publicly debate the issue a second time if they try to override her vetoes. The bills make it […]

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“Five to seven years” to solve the problem of housing supply

Steps taken to tackle the housing supply problem won’t yield immediate results, but experts say the supply-demand equation will improve – eventually. Years of underconstruction, especially after the global financial crisis of 2008, meant that housing supply did not keep pace with a rapidly growing population. The result is that there are not enough homes […]

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New Brunswick rent review recommends increasing housing supply and revising rental law – New Brunswick

A 90-day review of New Brunswick’s rent situation was released three days ahead of schedule and includes recommendations on how to increase housing stock and better protect tenants. The review includes 12 recommendations divided into four broad categories: strengthening existing services; increase rental supply; a review of tenancy legislation; and increasing human resources in the […]

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GR Chamber pushes state bills to meet housing supply

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is leading a new coalition tackling the state’s housing crisis. Housing Michigan is made up of the Chamber, the Home Builders Association of Michigan, the Michigan Municipal League, Michigan North, and more than a dozen other organizations committed to development and rehabilitation. “Housing […]

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Atlanta’s housing shortage is expected to continue for some time

The housing shortage is expected to worsen as buyer demand continues to outpace inventory levels, according to a new study. As the spring home buying season begins, HouseCanary’s latest Market Pulse report compared data between March 2021 and March 2020 and found that the volume of new monthly listings nationally was down 11.5 % year […]

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First 100: Biden enters housing supply minefield

It’s April 9, 2021 and welcome to First 100. You can sign up to receive First 100 by email by clicking here. Leader Housing is a universal need, and it is so linked with personal enrichment, economic health (see the financial crisis), inequalities, transport, and even the climate that it quickly transforms into a subject […]

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Report Finds Insufficient Affordable Housing Supply in Delaware

The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes, a report released March 18 by the National Low Income Housing Coalition and Housing Alliance Delaware, finds a national shortage of nearly 7 million affordable and available rental units for very low-income renter households. , those with incomes at or below the poverty line or 30% of the […]