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How each provincial party plans to solve Ontario’s housing crisis

Real estate news Written by Laura Hanrahan Published: 2:03 PM 27 May 2022 With the provincial election approaching – now just under a week away – the lack of affordable housing is still a top concern for many Ontarians. As such, all major political parties have made housing a key point in their platforms, presenting […]

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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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Candidates Tackle Questions About Housing Crisis, Internet Services During DBOT Debate | bloginfo(‘name’); ?>

May 26, 2022 0 comments By Sam Odrowski Five candidates vying for the Dufferin–Caledon seat in the upcoming provincial election recently faced off at a candidates’ forum. The two-hour debate, hosted by the Dufferin Chamber of Commerce (DBOT) last Wednesday, saw Sylvia Jones (Progressive Conservative), Bob Gordanier (Liberal), Tess Prendergast (NDP), Andrea Banyai (New Blue) […]

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Vital Focus report on housing published by the Community Foundation

Community Foundation Gray Bruce published his Vital Focus report on housing online at www.communityfoundationgreybruce.com The report includes findings related to housing in Gray and Bruce Counties that address affordability and accessibility, equity, standard of living and well-being. The Vital Focus report on housing aims to spark conversation and broaden awareness of housing issues facing our […]

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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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Perth housing crisis: WA facing shortage of 22,000 homes within four years

WA faces a shortage of around 20,000 homes within four years, fearing this will keep local house prices rising. The Real Estate Institute of WA said the state needed to build 19,500 homes a year to keep up with population growth, new demolitions and to address existing shortages. But official ABS figures show WA completed […]

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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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Housing crisis on Bendigo town’s agenda, but council refuses request for 14 homes

A housing development application for 14 unit-style semi-detached homes was rejected in a unanimous vote by Greater Bendigo City Council. Key points: Most of the properties on offer have been designed to share a wall, unlike independent houses on the street Councilors mentioned the need for additional affordable housing, but maintaining ‘neighbourhood character’ was a […]

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Focal Point of Housing Crisis in Draft Community Plan for Whitehorse in Canada’s Yukon Territory – Eye on the Arctic

Mike Gau, Whitehorse’s director of development, says one of the main goals of the proposed community plan is how to increase the city’s housing supply to keep up with its projected strong growth. (Mike Rudyk/CBC) Plan tackles housing and charts new neighborhoods to keep up with rapid growth For the first time in a decade, […]

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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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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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Australia. False election promises will do nothing to solve the housing crisis

In today’s Australian federal election, none of the parliamentary parties are proposing policies to address the deepening social crisis facing millions of working people. Instead, the official campaign has been dominated by a competition between Labor and Liberal-National, thrown at the business elite, over which party is best placed to implement cuts in social spending […]

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Homeless Charlottean sleeps in crawl space as affordable housing crisis worsens

“I want opportunities, to improve. And that won’t happen until I find a place to sleep. By Sarah Morgan, WBTV CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) — There’s little Will Howard can do to escape the noise of his everyday life. It’s loud, constant, and chaos seems to follow the 57-year-old wherever he goes. The Charlotte native became […]

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Longtime community activist in Aurora, another victim of the housing crisis – Chicago Tribune

Mary Fultz is not the kind of person who asks for help, unless it’s for someone else. In fact, Aurora’s 56-year-old wife has been at the forefront of that city’s ongoing efforts to make its neighborhoods safer and its policies fairer for minority residents. For those who don’t remember the many times over the past […]

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The housing crisis scars a generation of children

A generation of children is scarred and traumatized by the housing crisis. They and their families live in a state of unease and fear. On Monday’s Liveline, a father recounted the devastating impact on his partner and children, eight-year-old and 11-month-old twins, when they had to leave their rental home because the landlord was selling. […]

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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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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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Housing report highlights challenges at Gray Bruce

By Janice MacKay May 19, 2022 3:27 p.m. The Gray Bruce Community Foundation has released its Vital Focus on Housing report. The report includes findings related to housing in Gray and Bruce Counties that address affordability and accessibility, equity, standard of living and well-being. The report indicates that Gray County and Bruce County are top […]

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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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Leaders urge ACT government to address housing crisis

Leaders from Canberra’s community, housing and business sectors today called on the ACT Government to address the ACT housing crisis and commit to further action in the 2022 Budget -23 ACT. Over the past few weeks, the ACT Social Services Council (ACTCOSS), the Canberra Chamber of Commerce, the Property Council, ACT Shelter and the Community […]

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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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‘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 […]

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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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April 2022 RE/MAX National Housing Report

Competitive Spring Market Welcomes Buyers and Sellers with More Listings and Higher Prices DENVER, May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Signaling a flattening of the spring seasonal surge, April 2022 home sales rose less than 1% from March — and fell 12.8% year over year — in all 53 metro areas in the report. That, combined […]

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It’s Official: Housing Supply Won’t Keep Up With Mass Immigration

Last year’s NSW budget revealed that the state’s housing shortage had all but disappeared thanks to the slump in immigration: Building approvals are now well ahead of the trend of the population, which is depressed due to the lack of immigration. This suggests a potential near-term excess supply relative to underlying housing demand (Figure 2.13). […]

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Biden administration unveils five-year plan to close housing supply gap

The plan focuses on the federally funded construction of hundreds of thousands of affordable units, the easing of restrictive zoning and the introduction of new federal funding options. The Biden administration on Monday announced a five-year plan to ease housing costs for American families by increasing the country’s supply of affordable housing. The plan focuses […]

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DC developer cites housing crisis in battle to remove five heritage trees

A real estate developer in washington dc, urges lawmakers to write a loophole in municipal law that would allow a company to remove heritage trees from a site where it wants to build a new one apartment complex. The company is looking to remove five heritage trees, each over 100 inches in circumference and protected […]

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Biden seeks to boost housing supply in the absence of congressional action

The Department of Housing and Urban Development will also encourage state and local recipients to use money from more flexible programs, including Community Development Block Grants, to create more affordable housing. The administration said the Treasury Department will encourage state and local governments to direct pandemic relief funds provided by Congress in 2021 toward affordable […]

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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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Biden launches housing supply plan to offset rising prices

President Joe Biden (Getty, iStock) President Biden presented a plan on Monday to close the housing deficit in the United States. It will be an uphill battle: The administration’s previous affordable housing proposals have failed under the failed Build Back Better reconciliation bill. Still, housing advocates reacted enthusiastically. “In my 25 years in this business, […]

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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 supply crisis looms over election

Australia does not have a housing affordability crisis, it has a housing equality crisis and little is being done by either major party to close the growing gap according to some industry heavyweights. Housing affordability remains a hot topic ahead of the federal election, with both major parties pledging to tackle the issue, but neither […]

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London’s housing supply isn’t fit for purpose, and we need a bit of courage to fix it

Monday, May 16, 2022 6:00 a.m. The housing stock in London does not meet existing demand. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) The housing market in London is extremely difficult to navigate. Students looking for an apartment to rent with two or three friends often have to give up the idea of ​​a living room for […]

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Salt Lake City’s housing crisis ignored by local politicians tied to real estate interests

Salt Lake City continues to be ranked among the top 10 most overvalued real estate markets in the nation as housing prices continue to rise. The median cost of a single-family home in Utah has increased 23.6% over the past year, following a 30.6% increase from 2020 to 2021. Across the state, there have been […]

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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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Student experiences of Berlin’s housing crisis – The Berlin Spectator

You’d think getting accepted into one of Berlin’s world-renowned universities would be cause for celebration – and it often is, until it becomes clear that it’s time to find accommodation. . Generally, the search for accommodation, whether it is a Wohngemeinschaft (WG) or studio, is an exciting undertaking, with all sorts of possibilities for a […]

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Tackling the housing crisis in North Devon

Many readers are familiar with the rapidly rising cost of properties and rents in the South West, which is causing a housing crisis. This is such an important issue that members of all political parties need to work together to find ways to help. If you own your home, it’s sometimes easy to overlook the […]

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What are the ways to solve the housing crisis in Vancouver?

Clearly, an overwhelming majority of Vancouverites feel that the city does not offer enough housing options. Many more want purpose-built rentals to be the council’s development priority. Some fear the Broadway transit expansion will displace thousands of tenants, while at least one person doesn’t trust the developers. These are just some of the frustrations expressed […]

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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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The Ryder Cup has an impact on Limerick’s housing crisis

Limerick properties are already leased for the 2027 Ryder Cup competition at Adare Manor. WITH homes in Limerick already rented for big bucks ahead of the Ryder Cup at Adare Manor in 2027, concerns have been raised about the impact this is having on the current rental crisis. Properties, ranging from a two-bedroom apartment in […]

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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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Richard Brown: ‘Street votes’ could improve housing supply in London, but bigger solutions are needed

Giving wards more power to manage new developments is good news, but it won’t be enough to tackle London’s housing crisis. Michael Gove was in fine form yesterday morning as he sought to sell his housing and planning reform package on the airwaves. “Beauty! Infrastructure! Democracy! Environment! Neighborhoods!” he proclaimed, arguing that local empowerment would […]

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It takes three times minimum wage to pay rent in Santa Cruz County – KION546

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KION) A new housing report highlights how the rising cost of living is pushing low-income families away from the Monterey Bay Area. The report, written by the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership, found that to pay an average rent in Santa Cruz County, tenants must earn $48.08 per hour. That’s more than three […]

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The housing crisis is having devastating effects on the inhabitants of Laois

The government’s Affordable Housing Fund will only deliver 38 homes over the next four years, a local TD has claimed. Sinn Féin’s Brian Stanley told The Dail the housing crisis was having a devastating effect on the lives of residents of Laois and neighboring Offaly, where he claimed the AHF would not provide any accommodation […]

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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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Efforts to End Fresno Housing Crisis Underway as Council Tries Plan – GV Wire

As the Fresno City Council develops a three-year plan to ease the housing crisis, Mayor Jerry Dyer’s administration is now stepping up to the plate. For example, the planning and development department is hiring more staff and cutting red tape on housing projects. The goal, Deputy Mayor Matthew Grundy said, is to speed up approvals […]

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Realtor.com® April Housing Report Shows Inventory Ready to Rebound – RISMedia

April data suggests that US housing supply is set to rebound, with active listings posting the smallest year-over-year decline (-12.2%) since December 2019, according to Realtor.com.® is the last Housing Trends Monthly Report released this week. Inventory improvements have been driven by the rise in the share of mid-size homes, which could mean more listings […]

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CTV Northern Ontario: Housing supply issues lead to increases in the North

Home prices in northeastern Ontario have reached record highs, with real estate agents in Timmins reporting a 16% increase in the average home price so far in 2022, compared to last year. The average home now costs about $247,000, according to the Timmins Cochrane and Timiskaming Association of Realtors, compared to $217,000 in 2021. The […]

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Australian Regional Institute calls on policy makers to diversify responses to housing crisis

The housing crisis is “a moment in history like no other”, says the Regional Australia Institute (RAI) in its report on the country’s residential infrastructure. Key points: The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) reports on the current health of the housing market Fifteen percent of analyzed LGAs with populations over 1,000 have stalled or failing housing […]

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May 9: Fake convoy narrative, don’t take advantage of housing crisis, safer streets for Hamilton and other letters

Do not cash out You would have to have your head buried deep in the sand not to know that we are in a housing crisis right now. But knowing that and knowing what to do are two different things. I’d like to offer not to cash out. If I have the ability to rent […]

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WATCH NOW: Sioux Center project aims to increase supply of affordable housing | Local company

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — A pair of homes being built in a subdivision on the north side of Sioux Center are intended to help address the shortage of affordable housing in the growing town of Sioux County. Farmers Co-Op Society, headquartered in Sioux Center, announced a project with the How-To Building Center (which itself is […]

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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 crisis has cost us votes, says Michael Gove

His intervention came amid a wave of anger over Boris Johnson’s leadership and handling of ‘partygate’ among MPs and campaigners reacting to the party’s loss of nearly 500 council seats across the country. Writing for The Telegraph, Damian Green, the leader of the influential One Nation Conservative MP caucus, warned that the party must ‘rediscover […]

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Housing crisis worsens as Sydney councils prepare to miss new housing targets

Peter Tulip, chief economist at the Center for Independent Studies, said repeatedly failing to meet new home delivery targets is worsening the housing affordability crisis. “As a rule of thumb, each 1% increase in the housing stock, holding other items unchanged, should reduce the cost of housing (both rents and prices) by about 2.5%,” he […]

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State law has turned to ADUs to help solve the housing crisis. But how many are actually used for housing?

From home offices to music studios, California homeowners have found a number of creative reasons to build secondary suites in their backyards. But regardless of their use, ADUs all have one thing in common: State law considers them dwellings, even when they are not being used for housing. This discrepancy has implications for a statewide […]

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Election in Ontario: the NDP and the Conservatives promise to boost housing supply

Ontario’s New Democrats and Progressive Conservatives are both promising to build 1.5 million homes over 10 years as the province grapples with supply shortages and soaring prices. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath touted her housing plan today – first released in November 2020, it has since been updated to include home equity loans to help first-time […]

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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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Leaders grapple with solutions to housing crisis as problem worsens

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The future of housing is a topic that concerns many South Florida families. Residents wonder if they will be able to afford to continue living here. It also has the attention of the business community and leaders in Palm Beach County, prompting an economic summit on Thursday to address trends, […]

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Government recruits construction workers to ‘meet demand’ when housing supply increases

A Housing for All initiative dedicated to the recruitment of construction workers has been launched by the government. Social Care Minister Heather Humphreys and Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science Minister Simon Harris today (Thursday 5 May) launched the FutureBuilding initiative to support the construction industry. The pilot initiative – run by an […]

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Government recruits construction workers to ‘meet demand’ when housing supply rises

A Housing for All initiative dedicated to the recruitment of construction workers has been launched by the government. Social Care Minister Heather Humphreys and Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science Minister Simon Harris today (Thursday 5 May) launched the FutureBuilding initiative to support the construction industry. The pilot initiative – run by an […]

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Government recruits construction workers to ‘meet demand’ as housing supply rises

A Housing for All initiative dedicated to the recruitment of construction workers has been launched by the government. Social Care Minister Heather Humphreys and Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science Minister Simon Harris today (Thursday 5 May) launched the FutureBuilding initiative to support the construction industry. The pilot initiative – run by an […]

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Government ‘landlord bashing’ is fueling rental housing supply crisis, NRLA warns

Landlords have warned ministers that their ongoing attempts to curb investment in the private rental sector are fueling a supply crisis, driving up rents and making home ownership harder to afford. The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) says that since 2015 this has included taxing the supply of new homes for rent through a three […]

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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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Government hires construction workers to ‘meet demand’ when housing supply increases

A Housing for All initiative dedicated to the recruitment of construction workers has been launched by the government. Social Care Minister Heather Humphreys and Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science Minister Simon Harris today (Thursday 5 May) launched the FutureBuilding initiative to support the construction industry. The pilot initiative – run by an […]

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Construction strike risks worsening housing supply crisis

Breadcrumb Links Toronto and the GTA Ontario News “We think it would be good to end it because we are already short of housing”: union boss Publication date : May 04, 2022 • 14 hours ago • 2 minute read • 20 comments Members of the International Union of Operating Engineers picket at a construction […]

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Ahmed Hussen has a plan to solve Canada’s housing crisis

Ahmed Hussen’s first home in Canada was public housing on Hess Street in Hamilton which he shared with his cousin. He was then only 16 years old, a refugee who had fled Somalia during the civil war. In 2002, the same year he earned an undergraduate degree at York University, Hussen co-founded the Regent Park […]

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Housing supply in Ottawa not keeping up with population growth: report

A new report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) says Ottawa is building homes at the fastest rate in nearly 50 years, but experts say that may not do much in massive demand. The housing supply report, which was released on Tuesday, says Ottawa’s population is growing faster than the rate at which […]

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Euthanasia is not a solution to the housing crisis

Dear Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Housing, The recent news of two Canadians seeking to die with medical assistance after being unable to find affordable housing within a month should put you to shame. It is a testament to the monumental failure of your government’s housing and labor policies, which has seen […]

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Increase housing supply, not demand

The main, if not the only way to achieve this is to remove all land use planning constraints on the outskirts of cities. This will increase the supply of land for development and thus increase the number of homes for sale. This absolutely guarantees to drive down housing prices. Increase supply, not increase demand. Tim […]

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Housing crisis in Bristol: ‘no fault’ evictions have more than doubled since the pandemic

The number of people being evicted from private rental property through no fault of their own in the Bristol area has more than doubled since before the covid pandemic, new figures have revealed. And the controversial ‘no-fault evictions’, which give people just two months to find alternative accommodation, are now happening at the rate of […]

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New housing supply up 43% to 80,000 units in 6 cities in January-March: report

The supply of new homes rose 43% quarter over quarter in six cities from January to March to around 80,000 units, mainly due to a recovery in demand for residential properties, the company said. proptech Square Yards. The state-of-the-art real estate consultant, Square Yards, sells homes on behalf of builders and […]

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Five takeaways from San Francisco’s annual housing report

Each year, the San Francisco Planning Department produces a Housing Inventory and Balance Report intended to give policy makers an idea of ​​how the city is doing in terms of production of all types. of accommodation. Last week, the latest 129-page study was presented to the Planning Commission. Here are five takeaways from the report: […]

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Housing supply key to opposition housing plan

The Property Council of Australia today welcomed the Federal Opposition’s housing announcements and its plan to play a federal leadership role in tackling housing affordability and supply. Property Council chief executive Ken Morrison said the opposition’s announcement presented a solid basis for what is a much-needed national plan to tackle the housing affordability crisis. “Housing […]

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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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Hamptonville could solve the Hamptons affordable housing crisis

In November, residents of the towns of East and Southampton will find a referendum on their ballots which, if approved, will provide tens of millions of dollars in new funds each year to help residents own or rent houses here. Currently, they cannot. Real estate prices are too high. Residents are moving away and the […]

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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, […]