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Hearts sink in the housing sector as Right to Buy is rolled out

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pioneerspost.com - There is a near universal acknowledgement that the UK housing system is in crisis. Homes are increasingly unaffordable for people on average salaries, private sector rents are on the rise, and ther...

Families pack up as S.F. rents keep rising

sfchronicle.com - Protests against landlords are commonplace these days. Try to evict a tenant — especially through the Ellis Act — and you’ll probably have people shouting through bullhorns outside your building in...

Andy Burnham on giving councils powers to compulsorily buy out slum landlords to boost housing

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mirror.co.uk - You will know places which used to be thriving centres now dominated with fast-food restaurants and betting shops. And they will know streets which used to be full of well-kept homes now dominated ...

The innovators: hexagonal homes could give first-time buyers a hive of their own

theguardian.com - Ancient Greeks originally theorised that the elegant shape of honeycomb, with its interlocking hexagons, was an example of nature’s efficiency. In the back garden of his home outside Wigan, Barry J...

Development Specialist – Mission Bay (San Francisco, CA)

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careersingovernment.com - Summary: Office of Community Investment & Infrastructure Successor to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency External Posting   Job Title: Development Specialist – Mission Bay Salary: $3,717 - $4,5...

Revealed: how developers exploit flawed planning system to minimise affordable housing

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theguardian.com - Golden towers emerge from a canopy of trees on a hoarding in Elephant and Castle, snaking around a nine-hectare strip of south London where soon will rise “a vibrant, established neighbourhood, whe...

Real estate developers turning to housing for senior citizens

economictimes.indiatimes.com - Real estate developers in the country are increasingly turning to a mostly untapped segment where demand is on the rise - senior homes - even as there's a slowdown in the overall housing market.  B...

The housing bubble explained

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news.domain.com.au - Living in a bubble: understanding the difference between housing boom and bubble. The housing market talk has gone from boom to bubble, with homeowners and buyers concerned by soaring house prices ...

8 Cool New Things You Need For Your Home

realtytimes.com - Always on the lookout for cool new stuff? So are we. And when it comes to our home, we are always excited to showcase the latest and greatest, and share what we find. Check out these 8 new products...

Conservative Housing Pledges

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constructionproducts.org.uk - The general election concluded with a decisive outcome not many people were expecting. Now that we have a Conservative majority government, it gives us an opportunity to revisit a previous blog tha...

Housing for all by 2022: Migration will make rental housing a necessity

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blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com - Housing for all by 2022 seems a daunting task but the target is achievable in terms of the number of units built, provided there is proactive policy and revamped institutional mechanism in place. T...

The middle class is struggling to make the rent

money.cnn.com - One in five renter households making $45,000-$75,000 a year are considered "cost-burdened," meaning they spend more than 30% of their income on rent, according to Harvard's State of the Nation's Ho...

Housing supply and demand is unequal

scotsman.com - THE residential property market is seldom dull; however, the last year has seen more than the usual amount of fluctuation, leading those who operate in the sector to shift uneasily between nervous ...

How to meet Britain’s housing needs | Letters

theguardian.com - Zoe Williams is quite right to identify foreign ownership for investment purposes to be one of the root causes of the housing problem, particularly in London and the south-east (Why more houses won...

What Gay Marriage Ruling Means for Mortgages

nationalmortgagenews.com - The Supreme Court decision making same-sex marriage legal nationwide could boost mortgage demand as it provides gay and lesbian couples with more financing opportunities and stronger joint property...

US supreme court upholds key provision banning racial bias in housing

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theguardian.com - The US supreme court on Thursday upheld a key anti-discrimination provision in one of the most cherished civil rights landmarks, the 1968 Fair Housing Act. Signed into law a week after the death of...

Home Sales — And Optimism — Rise

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onpoint.wbur.org - More Americans are now fleeing rent and buying homes. We’ll look at the housing market, where to rent, and where to buy. American housing was at the heart of the American crash and American recessi...

Big Data’s Big Applications for Real Estate

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rismedia.com - Consumers are hungry for information, and the Internet gives them unprecedented access to all kinds of it with a few clicks. When it comes to searching for a new home, buyers want as much data as p...

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Debate over disparate impact continues

housingwire.com - Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across HousingWire's weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues. How does it look on the mortgage bond investment front? Well...

Toronto housing market gets richer as it hits record $1-million price tag

theglobeandmail.com - Toronto’s housing market broke through an important financial threshold in February as the average price of detached homes topped $1-million for the first time. Realtors say that despite a deep fre...

Why we should mobilise public land to tackle the capital’s housing crisis

cityam.com - A STARTER for ten. How much of the land in the London Borough of Southwark is owned by Southwark Council? 10 per cent? 20 per cent? More? Answer: 43 per cent, including, astonishingly, 10,000 garag...

8395 CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

bullhornreach.com - Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) is the largest provider of social and affordable housing in the Edmonton area.  With assets of approximately $750 million, CRHC provides 3,500 rent supplem...

What needs to be done to end homelessness?

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homelesshub.ca - An adequate supply of safe, affordable and appropriate housing is a prerequisite to truly ending homelessness in the long term. This includes ensuring that people who are chronically and episodical...

2015 Low Down Payment Buyer Affordability & Accessibility Analysis

realtytrac.com - 90 Percent of U.S. Markets Analyzed Still More Affordable than Historic Averages; Average Down Payment Program Benefit – $10,443 IRVINE, Calif. – June 25, 2015 — RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), t...

Kevin McCloud: 'What I'd do about our terrible houses' - Telegraph

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telegraph.co.uk - Kevin McCloud at the site of his company's next development near Oxford (John Lawrence) It’s not hard to see what he’s talking about – collections of so-called executive homes squeezed into what we...

Canadian towns giving away land to attract new residents

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ctvnews.ca - MONTREAL -- Large parts of Canada were settled thanks to a government policy of giving out free land to anyone willing to show up and farm it. And although the federal government largely stopped gi...

Supremes Hit a High Note

nytimes.com - “The Supreme Court just upheld Obamacare yet again,” said Jeb Bush in a fund-raising shout-out. “This is the direct result of President Obama. He deliberately forced Obamacare on the American peopl...

Five ways housing professionals can help older people stay independent

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theguardian.com - All of us want to stay in our own homes as long as we can as we get older. It’s good for us – and it saves on the cost of residential care. But how can we create homes that enable people to live in...

Comparing Canada’s housing market with the high rates of 1981

theglobeandmail.com - The point of this heritage moment in personal finance is to provide some context for the cost of carrying a mortgage in today’s housing market. It was much worse back then if you use inflation-adju...

Sustainability in Housing: Increasing the Number of Available Homes

publicpolicyexchange.co.uk - The lack of affordable homes is affecting families and individuals across the whole country. Although it has been estimated that around 250,000 new homes need to be built every year, the number of ...

MLK warned us about inequality back in the 60's | Social #Activism on Blog#42

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rimaregas.com - I came across an excellent mash-up of segments from Martin Luther King’s speeches on poverty and the end of an interview of James Baldwin in PBS’ “The Negro and The American Promise.” These two men...

Homeless protesters face eviction from Manchester city centre

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theguardian.com - Homeless people who have been camping for months in Manchester city centre in protest at the city’s growing rough-sleeping problem could be evicted on Monday if the council wins an injunction again...

Philadelphia To Seize 1,330 Properties For Public Redevelopment

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forbes.com - Along with other ideas that have lost appeal in America, one is the notion that powerful government agencies should master-plan large swaths of cities. While such agencies still play roles in speci...

U.S. Housing Markets Strengthen | Bedford NY Real Estate | Bedford New York Real Estate

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robertpaulsells.com - Freddia Mac today released its updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing the U.S. housing market continuing to stabilize with the strongest markets realizing the greatest benefits from ...

Housing bubble or scaremongering?

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sbs.com.au - Some market watchers have been calling or predicting a house price crash for more than 50 years and so far, it hasn't happened. The latest is former strategy consultant and macroeconomic researcher...

HUD Appropriations Bill Passes in Senate Committee

dsnews.com - The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations recently approved the FY2016 Transportation, HUD (THUD), and related agencies Appropriations Bill. The major goals of the bill are to increase the effici...

Justices uphold Fair Lending law | Latest news today

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bestlatestnews.net - In an in depth 5-four determination the Supreme Courtroom of the USA (SCOTUS) upheld the 1968 landmark Truthful Housing Act. Proponents of the Act have been anxious of the choice since some have ac...

Sydney set for 'golden decade' of housing growth: Stockland

smh.com.au - Millions agree with Paul Keating's dictum: "If you're not living in Sydney, you're camping out." Photo: Wolter Peeters Sydney is entering a "golden decade" of housing growth, with no bubbles in sig...

When Public Housing Is Across the Street

nytimes.com - This spring, city officials announced they would encourage private developers to build on land inside public housing complexes, potentially making luxury apartments their neighbors. The city’s move...

Why Student Accommodation Doesn't Look Like This Any More - TheUrbanDeveloper.com

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theurbandeveloper.com - Student accommodation was once a squalid affair typified by cultural icons such as Animal House, The Young Ones, and He Died With a Falafel in His Hand, but that is all changing as major institutio...

Supreme Court’s Fair Housing Ruling Could Boost True Neighborhood Revitalization – Next City

nextcity.org - In what’s being widely hailed as a gigantic victory for civil rights law, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday to uphold the use of disparate impact claims under the Fair Housing Act. The much-debated...

California housing market slows considerably | North Salem Real Estate | Bedford New York Real Estate

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robertpaulsells.com - California’s massive housing market is slowing down in almost every way imaginable, according to the latest California Real Property Report from PropertyRadar. California single-family home and con...

Gen-Xers don't want to be homeowners

money.cnn.com - The U.S. homeownership rate has been falling since 2005, and Gen-Xers are a big part of the decline. Homeownership among those aged 35-54 has dropped the most of any other age group since 1993, acc...

Boris announces four more housing zones

propertyreporter.co.uk - Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, has announced a further four Housing Zones across London, accelerating efforts to deliver the new housing that London needs and transforming large swathes of the...

Energy efficiency low priority for homeowners | What House

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whathouse.com - Only one in ten people consider the energy efficiency rating of a property to be an important factor when moving according to new research published this week. An independent poll of 2000 adults, c...

Kitchen Cleaning Hacks - Cleaning Tips - ALL YOU

allyou.com - How to Clean Your Oven Don’t touch that self-cleaning button! That pre-programmed cycle reaches temperatures so high, it can actually damage the appliance. Instead, put some chemicals to work while...

Is Section 8 Good For Investors?

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bigmoneyinvestor.com - That is a common question I hear all the time.  Some investors LOVE it and other investors HATE it!  How about you? Leave me your comments below please and share this posting with your contacts so ...

Report: Young home renters caught in Scotland's "geography of (un)affordability"

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heraldscotland.com - YOUNG people face "considerable challenges" navigating the housing market in Scotland with those on low and insecure incomes vulnerable and at potential risk of homeless, a new report claims. The C...

Property Expert Advises Buyers and Renters

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landlordnews.co.uk - Property expert Kate Faulkner gives her tips and facts on renting and buying a home. As of yesterday, all letting agents must display any fees that tenants will have to pay. If your agent has not d...

How renting became the new homeownership

washingtonpost.com - Prospective renters arrive for the grand opening of Gibson Santa Monica, a new luxury apartment building in downtown Santa Monica, Calif. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) The majority of American household...

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