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NAHB: A More Robust Year for Housing in 2015

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nahb.org - January 20, 2015 - A strengthening labor market, low interest rates, improving mortgage availability and growing pent-up demand will help to significantly boost single-family housing production in ...

New Research Highlights Finance Constraints on Housing Demand

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eyeonhousing.org - An interesting new paper published by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York demonstrates the important role downpayment and wealth constraints play in shaping housing demand, particula...

Real Estate Business Cards | Visiting Cards

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mgdezigns.com - 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.

Newsroom | RE/MAX Newsroom

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remax.com - January 2015 RE/MAX National Housing Report January 19, 2015 Defying the normal trend, home sales in December rose above the number of November sales by a significant 14.4%. Sales were also 3.9% ab...

How the FHA Insurance-Premium Cut Will Impact Housing - Real Estate News - realtor.com

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marketwatch.com - Ahead of a speech on the topic by President Barack Obama, here are five questions, and answers, on the Federal Housing Administration’s decision to cut annual mortgage insurance premiums. How much ...

Is affordable housing in Vancouver sailing away?

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vancouverobserver.com - Everybody lives somewhere. Many of us live in houses or apartments. Some live here in the city, others in the suburbs and commute. Some rent, some own. Some live on the street. I live on a sailboat...

Ending Homelessness in Canada is simple, and it will save us money

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o.canada.com - Four homeless people have died on the streets of Toronto this month. Three men apparently froze to death while a fourth was found in a burned-out makeshift shack, the fire likely started as a last-...

Debt Rattle January 24 2015 - The Automatic Earth

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theautomaticearth.com - Eichengreen: I have been skeptical for a while about the market consensus that the Fed is likely to move in June. I’ve been wondering whether the labor force participation rate may begin to rise ag...

Applying for a mortgage - Zoopla

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zoopla.co.uk - If you thought applying for a new mortgage was tough following the credit crisis, it is about to get a whole lot harder, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). The CML recently issued ...

Canada surprise rate cut keeps housing party going

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gulfnews.com - “This means everyone is going to get back in the saddle and we’re going off to the races again,” said Toronto real estate agent Steven Fudge. “It creates a sense of relief that we haven’t seen the ...

Housing - Latest news on Housing - ZippedNews

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zippednews.com - Summary: Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has slammed the remote housing 'crisis' in the NT town of Borroloola. It comes after he toured a two-bedroom house in a town camp, home t...

Council ditches government planning guidance in favour of its own policy (From The Northern Echo)

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thenorthernecho.co.uk - A DISTRICT council is to challenge government guidelines which limit the amount of affordable housing required on small developments. Richmondshire District councillors voted on Tuesday, January 19...

Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation Low

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stuffspec.com - Hpha annual report fy 2011 3 the hawaii public housing authority is governed by a board of eleven directors representing a cross section of public and private entities.

Co-operative housing set to tackle poverty in West Rhyl

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everyonesbusiness.coop - The Wales Co-operative Centre is currently running a campaign, ‘Tackling Poverty Fortnight’, which highlights the different ways in which its work helps the most disadvantaged communities in Wales....

BCCLA joins homeless camp’s lawsuit against Abbotsford

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metronews.ca - The B.C. Civil Liberties Association has been granted intervenor status in a homeless camp’s constitutional challenge against the City of Abbotsford’s bylaws. The homeless, represented by the Pivot...

Ten weeks to save homes

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unitelive.org - Residents on West Hendon estate in Barnet have just 10 weeks until Barnet Council kicks them out. The council has given the estate to Barrett Homes along with millions of pounds to demolish the cou...

10 ways to add value to your home in 2015

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msn.com - From loft conversions to ensuite bathrooms - how to make the most of your house or flat Click or swipe through the following pictures for tips and inspiration...

Can Boomers Make Cohousing Mainstream? - CityLab

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citylab.com - When architects Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett made their first pilgrimage to Denmark in the early 1980s, they were out to learn whatever they could. What they brought back would earn them a ...

Annoying Home Problems, Solved!

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bhg.com - Solution: With a little toilet troubleshooting you can probably fix it yourself. An old rubber flapper -- the part that seals out water -- is the most common cause. To make sure, put a couple of dr...

Why Tucson's homeless scare me

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azcentral.com - It's worse in the wintertime. They appear out of the darkness then. Sometimes they are just sleeping in a stairwell. I hurry by. Sometimes they step out from behind a wall and ask if I have any spa...

Comment: Housing is an opportunity to combine economic efficiency with social justice

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leftfootforward.org - Building more affordable homes would not only reduce council housing waiting lists, but would stimulate the economy Hardly a day seems to pass without yet more column inches being devoted to rising...

London Housing Market

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webuyanyhouse.co.uk - The London housing market is most certainly no stranger to incredible property values, fluctuations and market trends that surpass all predictions, however it seems that 2015 may be the year that t...

Obama's Tax on 529 College Savings Targets Middle Class - Bloomberg View

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bloombergview.com - Earlier in the week, I discussed the Obama administration's proposal to tax earnings on so-called 529 college savings plans, part of a package of tax hikes that will pay for new programs such as hi...

Private Property Rights Defined

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canadafreepress.com - As the battle to stop Sustainable Development grows, it is important that activists have clear definitions of their points as they deal with elected officials and planners who are making policy in ...

Top 100 Companies lag behind in CSR Spend & Disclosure

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thecsrjournal.in - Top 100 listed Companies need to pull up their socks when it comes to their CSR spend as well as being accurate with disclosures in their Business Responsibility Reports (BRRs) according to finding...

Should Urban Universities Help Their Neighbors? - CityLab

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theatlantic.com - CHICAGO—When he moved back to Chicago after being away for 15 years, Maurice Samuels, 40, never thought he’d live in Woodlawn. He grew up in the area on the South Side of Chicago, and remembered it...

Mortgage rate thaw renews fears of Canadian housing bubble

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business.financialpost.com - The bond market is suggesting an overheated Canadian housing market is about to get even hotter just in time for the spring thaw. The Bank of Canada unexpectedly cut its main interest rate, saying ...

Budget cut by 10% for housing department

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supportsolutions.co.uk - Posted Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 by Shumila Begum The Department for Social Development (DSD), responsible for housing, has had its funding cut by almost 10% in a budget. The Northern Ireland gov...

High Housing Prices Damp Sales of Existing Homes to Miss Forecast

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Newsmax.com - Contract closings increased 2.4 percent to a 5.04 million annual rate from a 4.92 million pace in the prior month, figures from the National Association of Realtors showed Friday in Washington. The...

A DATE WITH INNOVATION

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designmind.co.za - One of the biggest and most crucial issue facing the African continent is that of urbanisation. Daily people leave their rural villages lured by the prospects of a better life in the city. Yet, thi...

Coalition fails to deliver on right-to-buy pledge to build affordable homes | Politics

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theguardian.com - Only one new affordable home has been built for more than every five sold in the social housing sector under the government’s revitalised right-to-buy scheme. Official figures make a mockery of the...

ABIS Newsletter

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createsend.com - Significant changes to New South Wales licensing laws have been passed, seemingly with little or no consultation set to be enacted as soon as January 15 2015....

Housing and the Cooperative Commonwealth

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placesjournal.org - In America we have an escalating crisis of affordability in housing — yet we are overlooking one of the best and most basic solutions. In recent years the appeal of suburbia has declined and cities...

The Liverpool locals who took control of their long-neglected streets | Art and design

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theguardian.com - With relentless rows of boarded-up windows, punctuated by half-demolished corner shops and purple shocks of buddleia sprouting from the rooftops, the streets of Toxteth in inner-city Liverpool pres...

Top 10 most expensive housing markets in Canada - Yahoo Finance Canada

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Shiller: US Housing Market Weak After 6 Yrs Of Federal Aid

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livetradingnews.com - Shiller: US Housing Market Weak After 6 Yrs Of Federal Aid US housing activity is weak despite 6 yrs of federal government aid, strong interest from overseas buyers, rock-bottom interest rates and ...

Priority sector lending benefits for housing sector likely

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zeenews.india.com - Priority sector lending benefits for housing sector likely Tags: Real estate development,  priority sector lending,  housing sector,  Housing loan,  interest rates New Delhi: In order to boost real...

EWSI

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ec.europa.eu - AMAR - Social Mediation Agency in the field of Housing is a project financed by the European Commission and Italian Ministry of Interior under the European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country...

'Intergenerational' retirement home sees students live alongside the elderly

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ctvnews.ca - DEVENTER (AFP) - Ninety-two-year-old Johanna beams at the 20-year-old stepping into her room -- not a visiting grandson, but rather a housemate at her retirement home. Town planning student Jurrien...

Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspectors Detroit in Detroit, MI - Catch a Job US hiring jobs

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catchajob.us - Position: Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspectors Detroit Location: Detroit, MI service is required; high speed internet service is suggested; • Must possess a valid MI driver license, a good dr...

Workforce Housing in Short Supply 4

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stuffspec.com - Affordable rental housing supply gap 750,500 people 307,000 households 54% renters 166,000 households 27% earn <$20,000 45,000 households 4% of rental units that are

Middle-income earners being priced out of Portland housing market, report says - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

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pressherald.com - A new report says that middle-income workers are finding it increasingly hard to find affordable housing in Portland. The report by the Greater Portland Council of Governments says current housing ...

Jobs in occupation Housing | jobsgopublic - Public Sector Jobs and Careers

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Apartment Housing Agreement 2005

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stuffspec.com - Doj creates more than 12,000 new accessible housing opportunities in single year in fy 2005, the justice department shattered all previous records in the enforcement

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

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undesadspd.org - The latest edition of the Message Stick of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is available here. This edition contains a summary of activities c...

All the news that fits: Headlines out of IBS 2015

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constructiondive.com - We're reporting live during the 2015 International Builders' Show the next few days. Here were the highlights from Tuesday: When David Crowe, chief economist at the National Association of Home Bui...

The Middle-Class Renter is Invisible in Federal Housing Initiatives « Know

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utexas.edu - President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address provided a list of things that “will make a meaningful difference in the lives of millions of families.” Items included on the list were child ca...

NIMBYs are costing the US economy billions - Vox

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vox.com - People with similar skills and similar levels of education make a lot more money in New York and San Francisco than they do in St. Louis or Cleveland. You might expect these differences to even out...

Texas, Housing Prices and Cost of Living

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sustainablecitiescollective.com - Individual mental maps fuel the migration of people and jobs. One myth has the Sun Belt dancing circles around the Rust Belt in terms of manufacturing jobs. Labor in the North is too expensive. Tho...

Housing Starts Make The Economy Look Really Good - Yahoo Finance

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finance.yahoo.com - In December, the pace of housing starts  rose 4.4% to an annualized pace of 1.09 million, much higher than the 1.2% increase expected. Starts also rose to a six and a half year high, meaning there ...

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