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Rise of the Weekenders

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Martin&Co Wimbledon

martinco.com - As city based property shows no sign of a price decline anytime soon, many are looking to purchase a home elsewhere in the country whilst still working in the city. But these are no everyday commut...

England has space for at least 1 million homes on brownfield land - Campaign to Protect Rural England

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Phallus Lingam

cpre.org.uk - Amidst new political focus on the potential of brownfield land, a report from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) published today shows that local authorities have identified the capacity ...

Value of private UK housing passes £5tn

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Martin & Co Ayr

martinco.com - The total value of the UK’s private housing stock has passed the £5tn mark this year as the property market recovery has taken off, a report has found. The collective worth of privately owned homes...

RBA says could cut rates more, but OECD warns of housing risks - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Nicole Pedersen-McKi

abc.net.au - The Reserve Bank has painted an optimistic picture of the economy and left the door open on further rate cuts, but the OECD is warning of housing risks and the need for interest rates to rise soon....

Families uprooted on whims of private landlords

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Peter Underwood

citizensadvice.org.uk - Half of people seeking help from Citizens Advice about being evicted from their privately rented property, despite being up to date with their rent, have dependent children, the charity reveals tod...

Supply Scenario For Affordable Housing In Bangalore

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Anuj Puri

joneslanglasalleblog.com - Srinivasa Reddy, ‎Associate Director – Research & Real Estate Intelligence Services, JLL India These days, affordable housing has become a crucial instrument in India’s inclusive development agenda...

The trial was unfair

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Bill Ellson

peoplesrepublicofsouthwark.co.uk - The recent scandal of unlawful eviction of a Southwark resident and damning court ruling is to be subject of tonight's Housing and Community Safety scrutiny sub-committee. A local barister takes a ...

Policy push brings affordable housing to Gurgaon

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Anuj Puri

content.magicbricks.com - When Supertech launched Basera, its affordable housing arm, on November 21st 2014, it was one of a long line of developers who have joined in the government’s policy of providing affordable housing...

Home truths: high prices are here to stay

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William Roncon

smh.com.au - Why are house prices so extraordinarily high? Short answer: because Australians have an unusual relationship with their homes. The reasons for that strange relationship aren't new, but until now th...

Hometrack | UK House Price City Index

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Ian Cowie

hometrack.com - A repeat sales methodology uses ‘pairs’ of price points for properties that have sold more than once to compare price change on a like-for- like basis over time. The other most common methodology u...

Myanmar government banks on urban development and housing – UN-Habitat

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Nads Jalil

unhabitat.org - Nay Pyi Taw, 25 November 2014 - The president of Myanmar Mr. U Thein Sein recently emphasized urban development and housing as his government’s priority development agenda. Addressing the National ...

Student Accommodation sees Boost in Demand « News « LandlordZONE

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Landlord Tips&Tricks

landlordzone.co.uk - The academic year 2014/15 has seen a surge in demand for student accommodation with an extra 30,000 places being offered to students by universities over and above the 2013/14 total, that’s accordi...

Housing Starts Fall, But Underlying Trends Are Positive DHI TOL - Investors.com

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eCam Secure

news.investors.com - Builders broke ground on an annualized 1.01 mil homes in Oct., down 2.8% on a sharp drop in volatile apartment activity, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. But single-family starts rose 4.2% f...

Homeless Workers Movement Celebrate Black Awareness Day in Leblon [VIDEO]

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OccupyMN

rioonwatch.org - Hundreds of people from the Homeless Workers Movement (MTST) celebrated Black Awareness Day in the very wealthy neighborhood of Leblon. Along with celebrating Afro-Brazilian culture, the event soug...

The Housing Market: Fact vs. Fiction

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Jeff Lee

investmentresearchdynamics.com - The homebuilders have had near-parabolic run-up in their stock prices.  This is not atypical of the sector, which is twice as volatile as the overall stock market because of the extreme amount of d...

Veteran investor and entrepreneur Srikanth Iyer ventures into interior design

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Shradha Sharma

yourstory.com - Buying a house is one thing, making it a home is another. After Srikanth Iyer bought a house he had barely heaved a sigh of relief when he realized that furnishing his house was a different ball ga...

Tenants Say Liberty City Apartments Are Unliveable

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David Smiley

wlrn.org - Before Joyce McGill washes her dishes every day, she places a blue roast pan underneath the leaky sink. And it’s not just the sink. The ceiling leaks, too. In this three-story apartment complex at ...

Our Program | United Front Against Austerity

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Ben Franklin

againstausterity.org - Wall Street speculators – not the American people – are responsible for the ongoing economic depression. Make them pay! We demand a 1% sales tax on stocks, bonds and derivatives to stop all state a...

Housing markets in U.S., UK, Canada set to cool even if rates stay low for longer

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Roger Woodward FCA

blogs.reuters.com - Even as the expected date for an eventual interest rate rise in the U.S., Britain and Canada keeps getting pushed further into the future, the outlook for residential housing markets in these count...

Why housing construction can’t bear the mining load

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Joanna Lew

businessspectator.com.au - Construction eased further in the September quarter as the decline in mining investment continues. Even residential construction -- a key part of the rebalancing equation -- stumbled during the qua...

A Push for Legal Aid in Civil Cases Finds Its Advocates - NYTimes.com

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Michelle Corsilles

nytimes.com - LOS ANGELES — Lorenza and German Artiga raised six children in a rent-controlled bungalow here, their only home since they moved from El Salvador 29 years ago. So they were stunned this past summer...

The Making of Ferguson: Public Policies at the Root of its Troubles

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dpr-barcelona

epi.org - In August 2014, a Ferguson, Missouri, policeman shot and killed an unarmed black teenager. Michael Brown’s death and the resulting protests and racial tension brought considerable attention to that...

Canada may skirt housing dip (if we’re lucky): Société Générale - The Globe and Mail

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Referral Mortgages

theglobeandmail.com - These are stories Report on Business is following Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Follow Michael Babad and The Globe's Business Briefing on Twitter. Oil and houses Given everything playing out across globa...

Impact of slum formalization on self-help housing construction: A case of slum notification in India

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EPW

usj.sagepub.com - This paper investigates the extent to which slum notification, a tenure formalization policy that officially recognises settlements as slums and ensures the occupancy rights of the residents, has s...

Report calls for ending guaranteed affordable housing for Washington, DC residents - World Socialist Web Site

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Ryan C.

wsws.org - An independent study of Washington DC’s New Communities Initiative (NCI) found the city’s premier sustainable housing program to be “overly optimistic” in its attempt to maintain affordable housing...

CEP | Events

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CEP@LSE

cep.lse.ac.uk - Seminars: Michaelmas Term 2014 CEP/LSE Labour Seminar Share this page:                 Google Bookmarks | Facebook | Twitter For further information and papers, when available, please contact Anna ...

New Mortgage Lending Drops to 13-Year Low - Real Time Economics - WSJ

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Brad Moseley

blogs.wsj.com - New figures released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Tuesday show that mortgage lending is running at its lowest level in 13 years, with 2014 on pace to be the weakest for new loans sinc...

Fourth worst for affordable housing

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James Onusko

thepeterboroughexaminer.com - Peterborough ranks fourth worst among major Ontario cities in the availability of decent, affordable housing, according to figures released Monday by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The ra...

Survey highlights homelessness in GP

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Michael Shapcott

dailyheraldtribune.com - The preliminary results of a province-wide homeless count have been released. The City of Grande Prairie is one of seven cities that participated in the homeless census near the end of October. Vol...

Housing comeback: Home sales surge again in October

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Glenn Davis

indystar.com - The sudden spurt in sales of existing homes in the metro area in September was no fluke. Sales rose in October as well, marking the second month in a row of increased sales after eight straight mon...

S&P Case-Schiller Index: Home Prices Flat in September from Month Prior - People's Pundit Daily

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Richard Baris

peoplespunditdaily.com - Home prices in 20 major metropolitan areas were unchanged in September from August levels on a non-seasonally adjusted basis, falling short of expectations for a 0.2 percent increase. However, not ...

Housing crisis limiting Sweden's growth - The Local

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The Local Sweden

thelocal.se - Growing levels of household debt and a complex housing market which has stopped many from investing in property are among the key problems for Sweden, according to the OECD. It has lowered its grow...

Current vacancies - Avon & Bristol Law Centre

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Law Centres Network

ablc.org.uk - Home Advice Community Care Employment Mental Health Discrimination Housing Immigration Welfare benefits Public law Client stories Projects Get involved News Training About us Staff Volunteers Trust...

‘Need to work as we think to make Housing for All success’

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Anuj Puri

content.magicbricks.com - Between Swacch Bharat, Smart Cities and Skill development is the vision of ‘Housing for All 2022’. In a conclave held by the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations of India (CREDAI), ...

Real Estate Investing

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invest2success.com - The Real Estate Market — Optimism or Folly? by Dr. Van Tharp Investing Education & Workshop Institute In today’s article, we’ll cover some curious news from the real estate world. Two items have ju...

Bank revenue ramps up, charge-offs drop - MarketWatch

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BWC Coastal LLC

marketwatch.com - WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Bank earnings rose over the past year, as revenue posted the largest annual gain since the end of 2009, and charge-offs from bad loans dropped to a seven-year low, accord...

Interest Rates Remain Stable on New Home Loans

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Real Estate Global

eyeonhousing.org - Earlier today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported a 5 basis point increase in mortgage interest rates for the month of October.  However, the increase was due entirely to loans on e...

Welsh Government | Cardiff Joint Housing Land Availability Study 2014

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HWB Cymru

wales.gov.uk - Planning statistics Housing Land Availability in Wales Anglesey Blaenau Gwent Brecon Beacons National Park Bridgend Caerphilly Carmarthenshire Ceredigion Conwy Denbighshire Flintshire Gwynedd Merth...

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RemarkableEngagement

remarkable-engagement.co.uk - Whilst acknowledging the ongoing housing crisis in England, yesterday the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) published its latest report in which it identifies capacity for ‘at least 1 millio...

November Housing Round-Up: Housing Market Recovery Keeps Moving Along

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Joe Marcone

auction.com - The U.S. housing market recovery continues to make progress, as demand for single-family homes and home prices increased in a more balanced fashion, according to newly released market data. Buildin...

Westminster Forum Projects | Westminster Social Policy Forum | The future of housing policy in England - priorities for the house buying market and private rented sector

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WFPEvents

westminsterforumprojects.co.uk - Guest of Honour: Mark Hitchen, Head of Programme, Expanding the Rented Sector, Department for Communities and Local Government Delegates at this conference will discuss the future for the housing m...

Capital Region home sales continue to slide

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Daily Gazette

dailygazette.com - CAPITAL REGION — Home sales continued to fall last month in the Capital Region, possibly the result of ongoing foreclosure activity in local communities, the Greater Capital Association of Realtors...

Renting Privately - Maidstone Borough Council

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Maidstone council

maidstone.gov.uk - If you rent from a private landlord, there’s lots of choice - including houses, flats, studio apartments, bedsits, and rooms in shared housing. Properties may be managed by a private landlord, or b...

A Roof, A Right

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Graham Chivers

petition.ndp.ca - Let’s support social housing in Canada In Canada, more than 620,000 social housing units, nearly all created between 1970 and 1994, were provided through long-term agreements with social housing pr...

The £1 houses and thriving potteries that are making Stoke-on-Trent boom again | UK news

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Dr. Henry Tam

theguardian.com - When Gavin Pierpoint applied to Stoke council to become the owner of a £1 house in April 2013, his expectations were not high. For one thing, there was the selection process to get through, during ...

Build on brownfield land, says housing minister

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Nada Nohrová

publicfinance.co.uk - Issuing a response to a report from the Campaign to Protect Rural England, which found there was enough brownfield land in England for development of almost 1 million new homes, Lewis said there wa...

Building Homes Where We Need Them

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Nada Nohrová

centreforcities.org - There is a political consensus that the UK needs more homes. While this is a national issue, it is most acute in the country's most successful cities. There is sufficient land that could provide ho...

City Council Votes on Astoria Cove - WNYC

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NYC Voices

wnyc.org - The New York City Council is expected to approve a Queens-based development deal Tuesday that Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration said will usher in a fundamental shift in the city's housing poli...

November 2014 OHFA Board News Release: Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA)

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Bob Moss

ohiohome.org - OHFA Board Approves $28 Million for Affordable Housing in Ohio, Amends Capital Funding to End Homeless Initiative Guidelines COLUMBUS – The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved $1.4 mi...

Cosmo City: Not Quite New Ground

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The Con

theconmag.co.za - On an overcast day in November, children play in the street, chasing each other on a potholed road. On the corner, a group of young men hang around a car wash. A woman walks out of Waka Waka Mini M...

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