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Decent Affordable Housing

tonylloydformayor.com - I know too many people who face a housing crisis. Housing is an issue that for too long has been holding back our region, and it's something that I want to change. That is why I have set out my six...

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mgdezigns.com - Customizable Real Estate Business Cards Online Personalized,Real Estate Business Cards. Perfect for you if you are a Realtor or have anything to do with Real Estate, Housing e.t.c. Personalized Rea...

Research reveals the demand for accessible housing

planningandbuildingcontroltoday.co.uk - Findings from research conducted by the London School of Economics (LSE) and Ipsos MORI has revealed the scope of the accessible housing market. The research, which was carried out on behalf of the...

Finally some good news: a housing plan that meets local needs

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theguardian.com - Housing can be a gloomy beat: most news stories focus on eviction rates, homelessness, rising house prices and rent rates locking people out of stable homes, while council housing is forcibly sold ...

Fresh new look for Hanover Close in Bracknell

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careindustrynews.co.uk - As a leading national provider for people aged over 55, Hanover Housing prides itself on its range of attractive and affordable homes. So, when the organisation’s Housing Management Team noticed th...

The Topic Democrats and Republicans Are Both Avoiding

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citylab.com - Housing never surfaced as a major concern at the Republican National Convention. While affordable housing is a plank of the 2016 Republican Party platform—or “responsible homeownership and rental o...

Ontario, Quebec should take 'long look' at B.C.'s new foreign homebuyers tax, economists warn

bnn.ca - TORONTO -- One of Bay Street’s most outspoken economists has a warning for Ontario: it’s time to take a “long look” at following British Columbia’s lead on taxing foreign homebuyers.  B.C.’s govern...

Four million people will need affordable housing in the UK by 2024 – even if we hit full employment

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ibtimes.co.uk - Four million people in England and Wales will be in need of affordable housing even if the UK hits full employment, according to a group of local councils. The Local Government Association (LGA), w...

Report reveals nearly 2 million disabled people have an unmet housing need. » Housing » 24dash.com

24dash.com - Disabled enduring 'shockingly high' level of discrimination A new report reveals the extent of demand for accessible homes to rent and buy.  The report says 1.8 million disabled people having an un...

In Athletes’ Housing at Rio Olympics: Blocked Toilets, Leaking Pipes and Exposed Wiring

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nytimes.com - RIO DE JANEIRO — Adding to the list of setbacks and stumbles for the Rio Olympics, the athletes’ village, home to thousands of athletes during the Summer Games, has been called unfit for occupancy....

A Revolving Door Helps Big Banks’ Quiet Campaign to Muscle Out Fannie and Freddie - NYTimes.com

nytimes.com - Seven years after their dubious lending practices helped push the United States economy to the brink of disaster, the nation’s largest banks are closing in on a long-sought goal: to unseat Fannie M...

Fannie Mae: Sweeney’s Latest Orders Pull the Curtain on Sweep - ValueWalk

valuewalk.com - Fannie Mae: Sweeney’s Latest Orders Pull the Curtain Back Even More on Sweep by Investors Unite It looks like Judge Margaret Sweeney of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims wants to cut to the chase. T...

Home is where the bark is

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1843magazine.com - Vo Trong Nghia was born in 1976, a year after the Vietnam war ended. During that 19-year conflict, napalm bombs dropped by United States aircraft petrified great tracts of forest around Phú Thùy, h...

Home truths: No hall door key for first-time buyers - Independent.ie

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independent.ie - Although there were several initiatives to help alleviate homelessness and tackle social housing, first-time buyers may have felt their predicament had been pushed to the side again. Instead, there...

Wanted: Creative Research—From Any Field—Revealing What Makes Everyone In America Healthier

rwjf.org - At RWJF, we are committed to building a national Culture of Health that enables all in our diverse society to lead healthier lives, now and for generations to come. A pillar for realizing that visi...

The London School of Architecture

architectsjournal.co.uk - Courses PROFDIP Designing Architecture (Part 2) Location London Head of school Will Hunter Full-time tutors 0 Part-time tutors 22 Students 65 Ratio of staff to students 1:3 School ethos Founded in ...

The basic reason why there just isn’t enough decent housing for the poor

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washingtonpost.com - (iStock) At the very bottom of the housing market, where families live on a fraction of what the typical American household makes, the math simply doesn't add up. The market can serve up old homes,...

The cost of affordable housing: Does it pencil out?

urbn.is - There is not enough affordable housing in the United States. For every 100 extremely low income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable, and available rental units. That means two parent...

Why it is time for developers to take another look at accessible housing

papworthtrust.org.uk - The new findings launched today clearly show the demand for accessible housing to rent and buy. Conducted by teams at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Ipsos MORI, the ‘hidden housing market...

Freddie Mac MiMi -- State

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freddiemac.com - July 27 MCLEAN, VA-- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing two additional states, Mississippi and Maryland, and eight metro areas entering thei...

UK rental market 'yet to feel the effects of Brexit' | Letting Agent News | Residential Letting Software

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rman.co.uk - The forecast nightmare that the property market was headed into in the wake of the Brexit decision made by the British electorate at the end of June has yet to materialise, according to reports, wh...

Seattle Housing Levy Explained

kcts9.org - When votes are counted on August 2, the citizens of Seattle will be deciding whether to enact one of the largest affordable housing measures ever proposed. Seattle’s Housing Levy dates back to 1986...

Outrage : ‘The destruction of social housing has been legitimised by conservative urbanism’s useful idiots’

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architectural-review.com - Amid the UK’s post-referendum chaos, David Cameron seems a lame duck, his legacy one of failure. But we should not forget the very real impact his government has had on architecture. The most perni...

Where next for learning disabled people after discredited units close? | Saba Salman

theguardian.com - Ben Davis, 20, was sectioned and admitted to an assessment and treatment unit (ATU) miles from his family home in south-west England. After eight months in the NHS-run unit in the south-east, Davis...

S.I.9 : Is the scene set for another Priory Hall?

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bregsforum.com - The following opinion piece was originally submitted to the blog as a comment on 6th September 2014 and has been re-formatted. In the Dáil on October 1st 2013 Enda Kenny said: “I do not believe, ho...

The Guy Who Co-Built Uber Is Coming For Real Estate

inman.com - Disrupt, change, overhaul. We use these verbs a lot when we talk about the dramatic evolution of technology and real estate’s willingness (and hesitancy) to adapt. And the quintessential story of h...

Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve: Four Policy Recommendations for Healthy Housing - Build Healthy Places Network

buildhealthyplaces.org - Sometimes solving persistent problems requires a strange set of bedfellows. A collaborative of nine affordable housing organizations in Portland, Oregon has been proving that introducing health car...

House prices defy gloomy post-Brexit forecasts

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theweek.co.uk - House prices defied the gloomy predictions of experts and picked up pace in July, the Nationwide said. In addition, respected think-tank the Centre for Economics and Buyout Research (CEBR) says pro...

Wage Gap Narrows for Female Construction Workers in 2Q2016

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builderonline.com - Median weekly earnings of the 111.2 million full-time workers in the U.S. rose 2.9% year-over-year, to a non-seasonally adjusted $824 in the second quarter of 2016, according to the Usual Weekly Ea...

What Brexit? House prices inched up in July

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cityam.com - Brexit, what Brexit? The property market defied the uncertainty of the EU referendum result - for now - new data reveals. The full impact on the housing market has yet to be felt as prices edged up...

Landlord Outreach Specialist

tano.org - Caritas of Austin provides a service continuum for those experiencing poverty that begins with a safety net and links them to resources to achieve self-sufficiency. We envision a community where th...

Nationwide confidence in housing market up, demand down

dc.curbed.com - According to ValueInsured’s newly released survey, confidence in the housing market is rising. ValueInsured reported that the ValueInsured Housing Confidence Index was 68.7 points last month, up fr...

Housing market recovering, but challenges remain, says Harvard report

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woodworkingnetwork.com - The national housing market has now regained enough momentum to provide an engine of growth for the U.S. economy, according to the latest “The State of the Nation’s Housing” report released by the ...

Warning Signs: Another Housing Bubble Is Coming - BeSmartee

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besmartee.com - Sings show another bubble coming. Some experts have a different opinion. When the housing market crashed in 2008, it caused what came to be known as ''The Great Recession.'' When the bubble burst, ...

Melbourne auctions on the rise as rate decision looms

domain.com.au - The Melbourne weekend home auction market now turn towards spring with seller activity rising and robust buyer activity to be sustained by the prospect of further cuts to already record-low interes...

Earnings Down, Housing Declining, Retail Contracting And GDP Revised Lower, This Is The Collapsing Economy – Episode 1034

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x22report.com - Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:58 — 36.6MB) Initial Jobless claims inch up a little fighting the manipulation. Corporate earnings are declining. Ford doesn’t see sales getting...

Community Stabilization Index

clevelandfed.org - Records in LPS include active and inactive loans. The status of active loans can be current, delinquent, or in foreclosure. Inactive loans are those loans on properties that have moved into REO (Re...

Housing LIN Newsletter July 2016 - Latest News - News - Housing LIN

housinglin.org.uk - Housing LIN Newsletter July 2016 We are pleased to bring you the Summer edition of our quarterly newsletter, 'Housing with Care Matters' which includes: the latest APPG Housing and Care for Older p...

Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

paloaltoonline.com - For most homeowners these restrictions make the construction of such units effectively impossible, thanks to regulations that require homeowners to provide parking for these dwellings and minimum-l...

‘Vastly more’ affordable housing needed to tackle Scotland’s ‘sobering’ housing crisis - Scottish Housing News

scottishhousingnews.com - The only long-term solution for Scotland to help its struggling first time buyers is to build vastly more affordable, quality housing in the places where people want to live, a new report has found...

Greater Vancouver Region Housing Sales Continue Upward -

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gordcollins.com - The last 8 years have been a real awakening for the city of Vancouver and for the rest of BC.  BC is now the hottest province economically in Canada and it’s spurred tremendous construction, entrep...

Aging in Place, or Time for the Big Move?

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womensenews.org - (WOMENSENEWS)— My husband and I bought our splendid, simple, decaying, 1876 Victorian 45 years ago. The first weekend, while our 3-year-old son ran happily from room to room, we managed to strip th...

Notes from the Forest, July 29th

alliedbuilding.com - The “dawg days” summer are starting to take their toll on the plywood markets, but so far the lumber and OSB markets are bucking the trend.  Buyers are still purchasing their basic needs and shying...

Building on Brexit

snapdragonconsulting.co.uk - Our intern Lizzie gives her view on the current political situation and what is store for the development industry…  Since the 23rd of June, Britain has been simultaneously waiting in anticipation ...

Housing Shortages Stifle Sales Contracts

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realtormag.realtor.org - Pending home sales mostly held steady last month as supply and affordability issues capped any larger boosts, the National Association of REALTORS® reported Wednesday. NAR’s Pending Home Sales Inde...

High house prices spreading to more markets, CMHC warns

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theglobeandmail.com - Canada’s federal housing agency has raised new alarms about Canada’s housing market, warning that euphoria over real estate is spreading beyond detached homes in Toronto and Vancouver to townhouses...

How eco-friendly communes could change the future of housing

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theguardian.com - When a massive wildfire destroyed more than a thousand homes last year in the bone-dry hills of drought-stricken Lake County, California, about two hours north of San Francisco, Magdalena Valderram...

Cheap Rent Becoming Fiction as Fewer New Low-End Units Enter US Housing Market

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jpupdates.com - Cheap rent may be turning into a dream for many people. A survey of major cities across the U.S. shows that rent is rising the fastest among low-end apartments. Rent among the cheapest apartments i...

New Vito Giannotti Occupation Transforms Abandoned Hotel into Affordable Housing in the Port

rioonwatch.org - The atmosphere was tense on the evening of Monday January 18 as nearly 30 people gathered in a circle in an abandoned hotel in the neighborhood of Santo Cristo in Rio’s Port Region. This group call...

'No job, no problem' lender targets unemployed vowing to bring back self-cert - Mortgage Solutions

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mortgagesolutions.co.uk - On its website Unemployed Loans states: “We are not based in the UK, by being based abroad we are able to make our own decisions. One of those decisions is to bring back Self Cert mortgages.” This ...

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