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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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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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Inside Housing – Insight – Habitat Week: the sector takes stock after a new fire in a skyscraper

A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for housing professionals A firefighter tackles the Relay Building blaze in Aldgate East (Picture: Alamy) dividing lines A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for #UKhousing housing professionals Good afternoon. When footage of a fire broke out on one of the highest floors of the Relay […]

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Inside Housing – Insight – Housing Week: Sector shows solidarity with Ukraine

A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for housing professionals Image: Getty dividing lines A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for #UKhousing housing professionals Good afternoon, Events in Ukraine over the past week have been difficult to follow. The images of the country’s major cities like Kyiv and Kharkiv being bombarded, while […]

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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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Calls grow for urgent housing reform from housing industry

More than 40 housing charities, frontline organizations and leading local authorities have united to call on the government to clean up exempt housing, an under-regulated form of supported housing that has been plagued by exploitation, corruption and profit. The social justice charity Commonweal Housing and the Local Government Association […]

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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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Sheffield council leader joins call for reform of ‘unregulated’ housing sector affecting 1,500 people in the city

There were 1,550 people living in Sheffield in such accommodation in 2018, with numbers rising dramatically, and Councilor Terry Fox, Leader of Sheffield City Council, has put his name to the call for urgent reform. Social justice charity Commonweal Housing and the Local Government Association (LGA) have written a joint open letter urging the government […]

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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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British Columbia Housing Report – Smithers Interior News

A Goodacre Place review found no link between the cultural safety practices of the assisted living facility and the deaths of six Aboriginal men. The report, commissioned by BC Housing and supported by the Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA), says two independent consultants were asked to assess whether the Smithers Community Services Association (SCSA) was […]

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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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The housing sector under the PRRD reaches its highest level in four decades

DHSUD SPIN 3. Secretary Eduardo del Rosario leads the third anniversary launch event for the founding of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development in his central office auditorium in Quezon City, Monday, Feb. 14, 2022. The three-day celebration will focus on the theme “Providing decent housing for Filipino families”. (Photo courtesy of DHSUD) […]

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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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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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Canada-New Brunswick Housing Benefit leaves out many facing housing crisis – NB Media Co-op

New Brunswick is expanding the Canada-New Brunswick Housing Benefit program to include more low-income working families in the province, Social Development Minister Bruce Fitch announced in December. While any investment in housing is essential to the well-being of New Brunswickers, housing advocates and academics worry that the short-term, targeted approach of this benefit will do […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Government must focus on imbalance in housing supply -…

Executive Director Kate Davies comments: “Despite – and in some cases because of – the continued Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 has remained a very busy year for the housing market. Amid this continued demand, there are still many areas we need to focus on to support the market and ensure it is accessible to borrowers across […]

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The government must focus on the imbalance in housing supply…

Executive Director Kate Davies comments: “Despite – and in some cases because of – the continued Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 has remained a very busy year for the housing market. Amid this continued demand, there are still many areas we need to focus on to support the market and ensure it is accessible to borrowers across […]

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Could digital twins transform the social housing sector?

Helen Rogers, Director of Housing Products at Global Software Providers Civicexamines the potential of digital twins to deliver a better, safer and greener social housing sector across the UK Every industry knows the importance of digital transformation. From aerospace to construction, automated processes and digital collaboration have quickly gone from a “nice to have” to […]

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Rise in holiday homes ‘fuelling housing crisis’ in Shropshire

Councilor Heather Kidd raised the issue at the full council meeting Shropshire Council has now vowed to look into the issue, after councilors reported tenants had been asked to vacate their homes by landlords seeking to cash in on the ‘stay-away’ boom. Councilor Heather Kidd, who represents Chirbury and Worthen, raised the issue at a […]

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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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Banking NPAs, housing sector dynamics, crypto risks: key takeaways from the RBI report

The Reserve Bank of India, in its December 2021 Financial Stability Report, released on Wednesday, maintained that the Indian economy has recovered from the second destructive wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in April-May 2021, and as consumer confidence and business optimism grew. But he also noted that banks’ gross non-performing assets, already large at 6.9% […]

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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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The social housing sector is “financially resilient” in 2020-21 despite the pandemic

The Social Housing Regulator has published its 2021 Global Accounts today (December 14, 2021), a financial statement of the social housing sector for the year ending March 31, 2021. The report shows that the sector has demonstrated resilient financial performance in the face of difficult economic and operational conditions. The first part of the year […]

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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 sector vital for economic growth – Experts

Published December 13, 2021 Experts said the housing sector is very vital for economic growth, noting that government at all levels must come up with plans to boost the sector. They spoke at the inaugural annual memorial lecture in honor of Otunba Fatai Osikoya hosted by the Nigeria Institution of Building in Lagos on Friday. […]

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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 […]

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The social housing sector – better together? – Real Estate and Construction

The last 18 months have seen the world change dramatically. For the social housing sector in the UK, this has presented various challenges and caused organizations to operate in unplanned ways. Overall, the sector has risen to the challenge and organizations have shared their learning more openly and transparently with a common purpose. The common […]

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Bank of Punjab: housing sector in Pakistan

Housing industry in Pakistan Pakistan, the 5th most populous country in the world, thrives with a young population at a population growth of 2.4%. According to various statistics available on the web, the housing and construction industry in Pakistan accounts for 2.5% of the GDP and employs around 8% of the country’s approximately 60 million […]

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Overcoming barriers/problems in providing MMC in the social housing sector

Mary Bennell, director of SWPA, explores the challenges of implementing modern construction methods (MCM) in the social housing sector and tells us how we can overcome these blockages There has been great progress in delivering homes using MMC in the South West over the past two years and many organizations now have clear plans to […]

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Housing sector exhibition attracts large crowds

Islamabad: Architects, Builders, Developers, Home Renovators, Real Estate Consultants, Housing Projects and Landscaping Companies Under One Roof to Facilitate the Public on the First Day of the International Housing and Construction Exhibition and Convention in Pakistan (PIPEC) 2021 at the Pak-China Friendship Center here on Friday. Jang Group is the media partner of the real […]

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Analysis shows ‘remarkable’ period for Scotland’s primary housing sector

Faycal Choudhry A new study has highlighted a ‘remarkable period of activity’ for Scotland’s primary housing sector. Savills’ analysis found deals over £400,000 in Scotland hit an all-time high between September 2020 and August 2021, with 8,755 sales in progress, more than 75% higher than the pre-pandemic three-year average . There was also a record […]

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Arc-Tech MU enters private housing sector with work on Glasgow development

Multi-service provider Arc-Tech MU started work on a private housing estate in Glasgow. The company, which recently celebrated a year in business, has supported the creation of 1,400 affordable homes across 25 projects since its inception and is now entering the private housing sector for the first time at Calderwood Lodge. Located in Newlands, the […]

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The housing sector shows signs of stabilization

BEIJING: As “housing is for living in, not speculation” remains the dominant mantra in the real estate industry, prices for new and second-hand homes in major Chinese cities rose at a slower pace in October compared to to the previous year, and experts expect the adjustments to lead to a better balance between supply and […]

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Fashola seeks to improve housing sector financing

Public Works and Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola on Tuesday called for improved funding for the housing sector. He made the call during the Housing Investment Forum on the theme: Exploring the National Housing Bond Option for Housing Development: Public-Public Sector Collaboration held in Abuja. He said that the government, as a facilitator, must review the […]

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Scott Restrick: For a housing sector heading towards net zero, the EPC is a brutal tool

Scott Restrick, Liaison group responsible for energy and sustainability, is then featured in Scottish Housing News’ #COP26SHN showcase of the social housing sector’s efforts to help tackle the climate crisis with his views on how the housing sector housing urgently needs access to a more sophisticated toolkit to meet the needs of both our tenants […]

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Annual statistics on stocks and rents in the social housing sector show the impact of the pandemic

The Social Housing Regulator has published statistics on the social housing sector for suppliers registered with private and local authorities, including ownership of shares and rents as of March 31, 2021. Feedback from all registered social housing providers shows the sector providing 4.4 million homes across England with a net increase of around 25,000 social […]

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KPKT performs Big Data Analytics to get a true picture of the housing industry

Ismail said this study aims to help address unsold properties and uncover a clearer and more accurate housing market position for the development of a sustainable and efficient real estate sector. – Bernama archive photo KUALA LUMPUR (October 25): The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) is conducting the Big Data Analytics (BDA) study […]

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KPKT Conducts BDA Study to Get True Picture of Housing Industry

KUALA LUMPUR: The Department of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) is conducting the Big Data Analytics (BDA) study on housing last February to get a true picture of the position and availability of data related to the housing sector in Malaysia. His Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Abdul Muttalib said the study, which is expected […]

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Housing sector, infrastructure spending to boost cement demand for FY22

The faster-than-expected recovery in the housing sector along with the government’s focus on infrastructure spending is expected to boost cement demand by 10-12% in FY22. The growth comes after cement demand declined by (-)1% in FY20 and (-)11% in FY21. Watch the Zee Business live stream below: “Pent-up demand and low interest rates have boosted […]

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Work underway to reform the territory’s community housing sector

To continue to drive investment, stimulate our economy and improve housing conditions for Territorians, the Territory’s Labor Government is developing a new model of social and affordable housing. Currently, the territory has an aging public housing stock and there is a great opportunity to realize economic benefits from large-scale transfers to the community housing sector […]

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Forex crisis hits the housing sector

The housing sector is currently going through difficult times as the current crisis in the foreign exchange market affects the evolution of the sector. To this end, real estate agent and managing director of BSTAN Homes, Becky Olubukola, urged the federal government to find a solution to solve the housing deficit as well as the […]

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Can the private housing sector stop chasing it?

Can the private housing sector learn new tricks? Getty Endless eviction bans, credit check bans for new residents and limits on rent increases are just some of the government interventions that have proliferated in recent years, even before Covid-19. and government reactions to it costing people their jobs and income. It would be reasonable to […]

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Forex Crisis Hits the Housing Sector – BSTAN Group

Becky Olubukola, Managing Director of BSTAN Homes, urged the federal government to find solutions to address the housing deficit as well as the exchange rate crisis. She said it on Friday in Abuja, at a launch ceremony for the National House Fair 5.0, for 2021, according to Punch. She noted that there is a definite […]

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National Association of Realtors Chief Economist: ‘The housing sector is clearly stabilizing’

By Anna Bahney, CNN Business The housing market is starting to look a little more normal. Home sales fell in August from both July and a year ago, breaking two straight months of increases, according to National Association of Realtors. Home purchases have increased over the past year, which Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist, says […]

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Inside Housing – News – Institutional investing is ‘naturally suited’ to the social housing sector, says Homes England

A senior Homes England official said there was a ‘natural fit’ between institutional investing and the social housing sector, and said the agency’s priority was to diversify the type of capital that social landlords had access. Civitas’ Tayo Bilewu and Homes England’s Fay Mitchelson during a panel discussion on innovative financing models for the delivery […]

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Supply of social housing | Tasmanian Green MPs

Question from Mrs O’CONNOR to the MINISTER of HOUSING, Mr FERGUSON Mr. Speaker, the acting Prime Minister’s responses together took up about 12 minutes of the House’s time. I’m just pointing out that today’s answers have been very long so far. Ms. Ogilvie – You didn’t even ask for indulgence. Mrs. O’CONNOR – I ask […]

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Inside Housing – Commentary – As a trade body in the housing industry, we are concerned about the rise of exempt accommodation providers

As the industry’s trade body, our role is to champion the value that housing associations bring to our society and to celebrate best practice across the industry. I am immensely proud of the incredible supported housing providers we represent, who provide excellent services in an incredibly challenging environment. But they should not be confused with […]

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Housing sector boosts cement demand for April-May 2021

Cement production demand and growth was mainly driven by the housing sector in the first two months of FY 2021-22. Cement production demand and growth was mainly driven by the housing sector in the first two months of FY 2021-22. During the months of April and May, cement production was recorded at 54 million tons, […]

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‘Power Panel’ at InterFace event offers positive outlook for student accommodation sector post COVID-19

The InterFace Student Housing 2021 panel included, from left to right, Peter Katz of Institutional Property Advisors (moderator); Wes Rogers of Landmark Properties; Greystar’s Cliff Chandler; Avi Lewittes of the Scion Group; and Marc Lifshin of Core Spaces. As a new academic year begins, the outlook for the student housing industry continues to improve. A […]

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Affordable housing sector in Kenya will provide attractive opportunities for investors

Buoyed by significant public investment in the 2021-22 national budget, combined with attractive incentives for private developers, Kenya’s affordable housing sector is well positioned to provide attractive opportunities for investors, according to Vivian Ombwayo, Director of research and evaluation at Broll Kenya Access to socio-economic amenities is a benchmark for private developers. (Image source: Broll […]

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Inside Housing – Commentary – What should the housing sector think of the government’s post-Brexit procurement strategy?

With respect to commercial delivery and procurement, housing associations must now “review whether they have the right policies and processes in place to manage the commercial delivery milestones identified in the NPPS, where relevant. for their supply portfolio. This is a very laudable requirement, but one that risks losing most of its housing association readers. […]

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Inside Housing – Insight – Housing Week: the reputation of the sector put to the test

A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for housing professionals An interview with Kate Henderson aired last night (Picture: ITV News) dividing lines A weekly roundup of the most important headlines for #UKhousing housing professionals Is the reputation of the social housing sector in crisis? It certainly feels like it could be. Last night […]

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Pipes, tubes strong demand in the housing sector

Demand for pipes and tubes from the housing sector has remained strong throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, says sales manager at pipe and tube maker Stewarts & Lloyds Clayton Greer. He explains that plumbing service providers “had a lot of work going on” to repair and maintain existing homes, as well as hospitals, while also taking […]

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Inside Housing – News – Evictions by private landlords overtake social housing sector for first time during pandemic

Evictions by private landlords have exceeded those in the social housing sector in England and Wales for the first time during the pandemic, official statistics show. Image: Getty dividing lines Evictions by private landlords have overtaken those in the social housing sector in England and Wales for the first time during the pandemic, according to […]

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Inside Housing – Commentary – Social housing industry can learn about customer service from Build to Rent operators

Interestingly, metrics are analyzed locally, and special attention is given to textual commentary, as well as trend analysis, to inform business decisions. How often do housing associations review their feedback at the street, block, project or officer level? From the outside, it seems that most housing associations still don’t care about online reviews, such as […]

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The social housing sector is running out of time to meet its sustainability goals – Show House

Nine in 10 social housing construction professionals believe the sector urgently needs new government guidance if it is to successfully meet sustainability targets, new research has found. In a survey of 150 decision-makers involved in specifying building materials used for social housing developments, 88% agreed the sector cannot wait for the ongoing review of the […]

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Affordable housing sector is a seller’s market as new buyers enter the fray, says exclusive webinar panel

Like many industries, the affordable housing sector in the United States has undergone a sea change resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Processes and protocols have changed for affordable housing professionals, some perhaps permanently. Closings are being done virtually and some of the preliminary work such as assessments and grant applications are completely different than they […]