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Finalists Selected for ULI’s 2016 Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award - Urban Land Institute

uli.org - For more information, contact: Robert Krueger at 202-624-7051 WASHINGTON (June 23, 2016) — The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing has announced the finalists for this year’s ...

Top 10 3D printed construction innovations

3dprintingindustry.com - Nobody could have envisaged that one day we could really print a house when 3D printing was in its infancy. But here we are, just 30 years later and it’s happening. The housing market is watching a...

As More Low-Income Renters Struggle, Federal Subsidies Favor Well-Off Homeowners

cbpp.org - The number of Americans struggling to afford their rent has risen sharply in recent years, with low-income renters bearing the biggest cost burdens, a new report from Harvard’s Joint Center for Hou...

Record-high numbers reveal housing and homelessness crisis in B.C.

rabble.ca - Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming. On June 7, members and allies of Alliance Against Displacement occupied the B.C. Housing office ...

Homes on stilts: are £60k 'levitating' ZEDpods the answer to London's housing crisis?

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homesandproperty.co.uk - The latest answer to the London housing shortage is unveiled today by a top UK architect — homes built on stilts above parking spaces. Bill Dunster, founder of award-winning architecture practice Z...

Soft Story Retrofit Program Development « ABAG Resilience Program

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jmplus.net - Though every soft story retrofit program has similar elements, some decisions will need to be made to fit the program to a particular jurisdiction. Specifically, decisions include: which buildings ...

Editorial: Empty home tax empty-headed

Shared by Jackie Ngai

vancouversun.com - Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson’s proposal to punish homeowners who allow their properties to sit empty is an attack on the sanctity of private property rights. His threat to forge ahead if the B....

House Price Index | Property News | Property Blog

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rightmove.co.uk - The average price of property coming to market has hit a new high of £310,471 with a monthly rise of 0.8% (+£2,320). There have been price rises every month so far in 2016, showing that the uncerta...

4 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

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realtor.com - Over the past several years first-time home buyers may have shied away from entering the housing market due to stagnant wages and debt, but times have changed. According to TD Bank’s First-Time Hom...

Rent affordability: 11 million Americans spend half their income on rent

money.cnn.com - The number of renters dedicating at least half of their income toward housing hit a record high of 11 million people in 2014, according to the annual State of the Nation's Housing Report from the J...

NAA Report: Solutions for Affordable Housing

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multihousingnews.com - At the National Apartment Association’s 2016 Education Conference, affordable housing was a hot topic, and the issue was brought to the forefront of discussion considering the gathering’s location ...

Ottawa Creates Working Group to Monitor Housing Market - RateHub Blog

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ratehub.ca - The federal government will establish a working group to study the current state of Canada’s housing market and provide policy recommendations, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced on Thursday. ...

9 Reasons To Visit A Home At Night Before Buying

realtytimes.com - Everyone knows someone who knows someone who moved into what seemed like a perfectly great house on a perfectly nice street only to have a complete nightmare unfold. But the truth is that your neig...

636 Andover St, San Francisco, CA 94110

amsires.appfolio.com - REALTOR Gustavo Lopez 415-312-5017 glopez@amsiemail.com DRE# 01849175 Located in one of San Francisco’s favorite neighborhoods for families, Bernal Heights. Bernal is considered a village within th...

U.S. Housing Starts Fall 0.3% After April Surge -

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ww2.cfo.com - U.S. housing starts fell slightly in May but the pace of home building remains well ahead of last year amid steady demand from buyers. Groundbreaking declined 0.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual r...

Brexit and your money: 5 ways it could hit Canadians

cbc.ca - At 8:27 yesterday morning, financial adviser Rona Birenbaum sent out a mass email to clients, telling them not to panic. She explains she wanted "to help them manage the inevitable emotional respon...

What Solar + Energy Storage Can Do For Tenants and Owners of Affordable Housing - The Equation

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blog.ucsusa.org - As solar installations continue to rise across the country, people are thinking about how solar can best benefit low-income and underserved communities. A report recently released by the Clean Ener...

Loneliness kills – yet housing that could help is under threat

theguardian.com - Loneliness and the impact it has on health and wellbeing has hit the headlines again. This time it’s been linked to a 30% rise in the risk of stroke or coronary artery disease – already among the b...

Commercial Property London, Property Agents in London & South East

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gva.co.uk - Our commercial property London teams work together identifying value and adopting the right strategy bespoke to each instruction, including valuing Westfield Shopping Centre and large West End esta...

A Manufactured Housing REIT With Room To Run

seekingalpha.com - In a world with low yields and diminished growth, UMH Properties (NYSE:UMH) stands out with a double-digit organic growth rate fueling a nearly 7% dividend yield. Its internal growth rate has been ...

Why Starter Homes Are Disappearing | Credit.com

blog.credit.com - There’s been a lot of talk lately about why first-time home buyers are sitting on the sidelines. Here’s some data that may help explain why: Low-cost starter homes are simply disappearing from the ...

HOMEBUILDER CEO: Welcome to the housing market's frustrating 'new normal'

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finance.yahoo.com - Stuart Miller, CEO of Lennar Homes, laid out the full picture of the US housing market in a post-earnings conference call on Tuesday, explaining why the hopes for a sudden pickup in American homeow...

Liverpool to set up commercial housing company

theconstructionindex.co.uk - A report to the council’s cabinet meeting on Friday 24th June is asking permission for the city council establish a local authority owned, commercially driven ‘for profit’ company that would develo...

How to Install an In-Ground Flagpole

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thisoldhouse.com - » Previous Step Next Step All Steps Introduction Overview Step 1 Dig a Foundation for the Anchor Step 2 Drill Holes for the Pivot Bolt Step 3 Attach the Finial Step 4 Install the Pole Difficulty: E...

Another Broadway Building to Become Housing

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ladowntownnews.com - Last October, huge crowds flocked to 648 S. Broadway to celebrate the reopening of Clifton’s cafeteria. If all goes according to plan, the momentum will spill over to the next-door property, though...

Lotteries Open for Affordable Units Starting at $882 a Month in Williamsburg, Bushwick

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brownstoner.com - Lotteries are now open for 11 affordable units at two new developments that include affordable housing, one in Williamsburg and the other in Bushwick. In Williamsburg, applications are now open for...

The Inflation Monitor - Innovative Advisory Group

innovativewealth.com - Innovative Advisory Group's Inflation Monitor compiles economic data, price data, and trends to determine the extent which inflation or deflation affects the US economy. Typically, the Consumer Pri...

The Sweetest of the Sweet Spot Housing Markets Is …

Shared by Steve Kleber

nationalmortgageprofessional.com - Another day, another Top 10 housing list: This time, the number crunchers at Zillow are using their quarterly Breakeven Horizon report to identify the leading “sweet spot” homeownership markets. In...

10 Churchill Fellowships awarded to people working in Housing

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wcmt.org.uk - The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, in partnership with the National Housing Federation, has just awarded 10 Travelling Fellowships to people dedicated to developing new approaches to housing. Th...

Blog Archives

Shared by Amy Varle

socialpropertyinvestment.co.uk - When I launched People’s Property Shop in 2012, I intended on pursuing a vision of a ‘housing benefit friendly letting agency’.    I didn’t need market research to tell me the lettings sector was b...

7 incredible stats on how student debt is harming housing

Shared by Steve Kleber

chicagoagentmagazine.com - Student debt continues to be a major problem for the housing market, according to a detailed new survey from the National Association of Realtors and SALT, the consumer literacy program. The survey...

Jennifer Beeston, CA - Corte Madera | Guaranteed Rate

guaranteedrate.com - I really enjoyed working with Jennifer and Sarah, they are always available with quick responses. Makes you feel like you are their only client (which I know I'm not). Wonderful service. Makes a un...

EU Referendum: what it could mean for residential

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rics.org - Our recent residential market surveys indicate a chronic shortage of housing across the UK. Residential investment transactions in the residential sector have slowed and limited house buying transa...

Grocery Stores, Grab Bars and 'Golden Girls'

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pew.org - Going Gray: How Aging Boomers Will Challenge Suburbia “Golden Girls” Carol Gee, Landa Williams, Paula Gee and dog Ace share a suburban home in Overland Park, Kansas. The three baby boomers moved in...

Fort Lauderdale Magazine | The city magazine for Fort Lauderdale. Events, fashion, dining, architecture, investigative journalism, and more.

flmag.com - They’re asking $5.25 million for the biggest unit at Riva, a 15-story condominium under construction in Fort Lauderdale. It will be an 8,788-square-foot unit with water views through a wall made of...

DIY Spray Painted Planters – The Home Depot

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blog.homedepot.com - Brighten your deck or patio with these spray painted planters in a new, summertime color by Rust-Oleum Stops Rust—Gloss Tuscan Sun. With the help of a few coats of spray paint, we mixed and matched...

Paul Lundgren: Finding housing is very hard for the developmentally disabled

host.madison.com - MIDDLETON — A married couple from my church has slowly become homeless over the last two months, and I’m not sure I can do much. For over a decade at Gateway Community Church in Middleton, we have ...

The Most Millennial-Friendly Housing Markets In Canada

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huffingtonpost.ca - Millennials, please adjust your homebuying aspirations. Your targets are a little off, so we've assembled Canada's most millennial friendly housing markets to help you. Many of you -- those 18 to 3...

Poor Housing: A Silent Crisis

briarpatchmagazine.com - Poor Housing: A Silent Crisis Edited by Josh Brandon and Jim Silver Fernwood and CCPA-Manitoba, 2015 As Canadians wait to see if Justin Trudeau will deliver on the bazillion promises he made during...

Housing secured for last of Tent City residents

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postandcourier.com - A stove for cooking dinner and air conditioning on a sweltering day are things many people take for granted, but not former “Tent City” residents Jody Tennity and Glenn Carigg. Tennity, 48, and Car...

Former Chattanooga public housing leader faces eviction for bullying

timesfreepress.com - A former public housing leader and local representative to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said through tears recently she only wants to clear her name and avoid eviction. "I'v...

Grant Thornton to help tackle London housing shortage

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economia.icaew.com - The firm will support London First’s Fifty Thousand Homes campaign, which aims to double housebuilding in London to 50,000 a year by 2020. Grant Thornton will lead an inquiry to examine different s...

Does Abu Dhabi tenant made redundant have to pay up remainder of housing contract? | The National

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thenational.ae - I was recently laid off and am looking to break my lease, though I still have five months left on it. A lawyer told me that perhaps the landlord could only charge me for two or three months, instea...

Wheels of fortune: made in ceramic

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theguardian.com - Though the BBC’s Great Pottery Throw Down has a lot to answer for, ceramics in general seem to have captured the public’s attention. The York Art Gallery launched the Centre of Ceramic Art last yea...

Will ghosts of housing crashes past haunt Canada? - BNN News

bnn.ca - PART ONE OF BNN'S WEEK LONG SPECIAL COVERAGE: RISKS AT HOME  Edward Saxe experienced Toronto’s last housing boom and bust cycle. During the housing boom of the late eighties the veteran Toronto rea...

Indy housing market booms to historic heights

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indystar.com - In 2015, nearly 34,000 homes sold — the most since 2006. Stephen J. Beard / IndyStar Tyler and Brenda Ewigleben found out firsthand how competitive the Indianapolis-area housing market is when they...

Forbes Solicitors appoints Jennifer Hankinson to Housing and Regeneration Team

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entirelylaw.com - Forbes Solicitors has boosted its specialist Housing and Regeneration Team with the appointment of Senior Solicitor Jennifer Hankinson from the Progress Housing Group. Jennifer specialises in housi...

Affordable workforce housing is an economic driver

dailycommercial.com - The recent decision by Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter to move all of its new construction homes from Lake County to Sumter County because of the high cost of impact fees, highlights just one o...

A Foundation for Building Health Into Housing Policy

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pew.org - Health impact assessments identify the potential health consequences of a policy, program, or project proposal and how those consequences are distributed across the population. Many of the nation’s...

Commercial Drive rental development divides residents

cbc.ca - A proposal to build more than 100 rental units in East Vancouver is highlighting the tension between homeowners anxious to preserve their single-family neighbourhoods, and those desperate for affor...

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