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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...

Housing in crisis: council homes were the answer in 1950. They still are

theguardian.com - There were two periods in the 20th century when housing supply did a reasonable job of meeting housing demand and need. The first was between the wars, when cities expanded horizontally into the su...

Govt to bring new tenancy law to promote rental housing

moneycontrol.com - "We are planning a National Urban Rental Housing Policy ... In today's date, the tenants are more in number... This policy will be for people who let out their house on rent," Urban Development Min...

​Formerly Homeless People Talk About the Obstacles They Overcame to Get Housing | VICE | United Kingdom

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vice.com - Throughout the course of last year, the number of people in England sleeping rough increased by almost a third. Following the release of those bleak new statistics, Jon Sparkes, chief executive of ...

San Jose approves mobile showers for homeless, looks to new housing projects

mercurynews.com - SAN JOSE -- Just days after the City Council approved mobile showers and laundry services for the homeless, city leaders are making another major push to tackle Silicon Valley's housing crisis: The...

The time for housing4all is now! | Housing Europe

housingeurope.eu - It’s been two months since Housing Europe has launched its “Housing for All” campaign calling for better EU policies for more and better homes. After evaluating the “State of Housing in the EU” in ...

End-user demand for houses remains high

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livemint.com - Sales in the residential real estate sector continued to fall in the fourth quarter of the previous financial year. According to real estate portal, PropTiger’s report for the quarter ending March ...

Existing Home Sales Up 5.1% in March 2016

realtor.com - Buyers frustrated by the lack of homes on the market as of late snapped up more existing homes last month—particularly in the Northeast, according to a recent report from the National Association o...

PlusDane | Head of Housing

plusdane.co.uk - As a key member of the management team reporting into the Director of Housing you will lead the neighbourhood housing service, which includes tenancy management, community safety, and lettings, acr...

Is London's 'affordable' housing still within reach of first-timers?

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homesandproperty.co.uk - Just how affordable is the capital’s affordable housing? For some 30 years, housing associations have been earning a reputation as the major supplier of affordable new homes for Londoners, with the...

Without secure housing, how can vulnerable women begin to rebuild their lives?

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theguardian.com - Natasha was born in prison. She grew up being moved from place to place without anywhere to really call home. Violence was a daily and normal part of her childhood. By 12 years old, she was having ...

Greater Demand for Quality Retirement Housing, Report Finds : Roofing Today

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roofingtoday.co.uk - Around 9 out of 10 elderly people say they love their experience of living in retirement housing or enjoy it most of the time, according to a new report by the NHBC Foundation. The report found tha...

S&P/Case-Shiller: Home prices finally start to stabilize

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housingwire.com - The National Home Price Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, increased 5.3% annually in February, unchanged from the previous month, breaking a 10-month streak where the year-over-year f...

Should you rent or buy? Here’s the definitive answer

news.com.au - AS housing shapes up to be a major election issue, the debate over whether it’s better to rent or buy continues to rage. For years, getting on the property ladder was seen as a vital part of becomi...

Report shows urgent need for housing to be prioritized in UN’s New Urban Agenda

habitat.org - Habitat for Humanity, Inter-American Development Bank and global housing experts make key policy recommendations to address global housing challenges ATLANTA and WASHINGTON (April 13, 2016) – A new...

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY

votesustainable.org.au - Preface: Housing is a fundamental need and human right. Dearer residential property and land does not create national wealth. It simply creates a society of haves and have-nots, increases the cost ...

Bristol's housing crisis takes centre stage in election debate

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bristolpost.co.uk - THEY may disagree on a whole heap of other issues but Bristol's main mayoral candidates are agreed on one thing: whoever wins Thursday's election needs to do something about housing - and fast. A h...

How Zillow and other Seattle-area tech ventures are tackling homelessness and housing issues - GeekWire

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geekwire.com - From Zillow and Amazon to Fuse IQ and Seattle In Progress, tech companies large and small are stepping up to help address some of the challenges of the Seattle region’s affordable housing and homel...

Property, Real Estate, housing, and Economy in India...: Why should we all rate and review real estate and housing projects? Your opinion matters!

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nirrtigo.blogspot.com - Sumit is working in an IT company for the last 12 years. He got married 6 years ago and having been relocated to many parts of the country in these 12 years, he finally decided to settle down in Ba...

Face it, there is nothing ‘free market’ about the Vancouver, Toronto housing boom

business.financialpost.com - What is the role of high-net-worth investors in the astronomical housing prices of Toronto and Vancouver? Representatives of the real estate and construction industries as well as political leaders...

Housing market strong in Washtenaw County through first quarter, but some areas lag behind

mlive.com - ANN ARBOR, MI -- The housing market in Washtenaw County is up for the first quarter of 2016, but not everyone in the county is experiencing significant growth in sales prices. According to a report...

Freddie Mac may need another taxpayer bailout next week

marketwatch.com - Freddie Mac FMCC, -1.21%  is expected to report a loss when it announces first-quarter earnings before the bell on Tuesday. That’s bad news for any public company, but especially critical for the m...

Housing needs something better than a faster horse

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propertyweek.com - It’s been quoted to death: “If I’d asked them what they wanted, they’d have asked for a faster horse.” Henry Ford was an innovator who created a new way to move people from A to B by creating a new...

BIM: Embracing innovation in housing

planningandbuildingcontroltoday.co.uk - The long anticipated government deadline for adopting, and compliance with, BIM Level 2 on public sector projects has gone. So, what next for BIM? With the recent closure of the Zero Carbon Hub and...

Vancouver rental demand booming, but supply slow to keep up

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theglobeandmail.com - Johnny Cantiveros has done a lot of renting in his life. During his first 12-year stint in Vancouver, he moved 13 times. But last fall, when he moved back to the city from Calgary after three years...

Click here to support Help with Low Income Housing by Benita Bonnie Blair

gofundme.com - We were approved for housing at the low income townhome housing complex. May 26 is the deadline. Please help us make this a reality. $1 contributions add up quickly. We have had over 15,000 views. ...

Developer Chosen for Cambridge Cohousing K1 - Custom Build Strategy

custombuildstrategy.co.uk - K1, Cambridge Cohousing’s 40-home custom build site in Orchard Park, north Cambridge, has been awarded planning permission. Approval was granted with a vote of 11 for and one against, reflecting th...

This just in: The top 20 housing markets for April [Interactive Map]

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housingwire.com - Spring is now fully upon us, and homebuyers are beginning to search the market for their next home. The number of days on market for most homes has decreased, according to Realtor.com. Although mos...

Housing Bill: Defeats Inflicted On Flagship Reform Now In Double Figures

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huffingtonpost.co.uk - Defeats inflicted upon the Government's flagship Housing Bill has now reached double figures after the House of Lords added three further amendments to the controversial new laws. As the Bill set t...

Revealed: UK ‘is in the throes of a housing crisis’

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theguardian.com - David Cameron’s pledge to build a property-owning democracy is called into serious question by a landmark survey revealing that almost four in 10 of those who do not own a home believe they will ne...

Is basic income too simplistic to meet housing need?

theguardian.com - In a world with a universal basic income for all, what would you do about housing costs? UBI – also known as citizen’s income or negative income tax – is a seductive idea that is now gaining ground...

Forum |Reference a student and their guarantor for just £60

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landlordreferencing.co.uk - As University students near their last term, at Tenant Referencing UK we are enjoying the usual influx of landlords referencing their next batch of students in preparation for the coming year. This...

5 DIY Shade Ideas for Your Deck or Patio

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hgtv.com - Confession: I don’t get enough use out of my deck. I’d love to spend more time out there, but after an hour or so of squinting, sweating and getting sunburnt, I end up going inside. If you, too, ar...

Budgeting for Housing, Healthcare and Marriage Shouldn’t Be Scary (SAGE Blog)

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blog.sageusa.org - LGBT older adults have unique financial concerns. Not only are they faced with economic uncertainty, but they face discrimination in housing and healthcare, and the prospect of marriage is still ne...

Edinburg announces $47M investment

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themonitor.com - EDINBURG — The economic development arm of the city here announced Friday a $47 million investment near the intersection of Highway 107 and north 10th Street. PlainsCapital Bank will develop about ...

Story of cities #33: how Santiago tackled its housing crisis with 'Operation Chalk'

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theguardian.com - Castor Castro was 14 years old when his family moved to La Faena, a residential project in east Santiago, in 1967. “There was nothing here, just bare earth,” Castro recalls, sitting in the house hi...

20 Rooms with Modern Wood Paneling

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decoist.com - Wood paneling has come a long way! If you’re looking for a modern take on this stylish accent, today’s post is for you. From painted panels that create a clean-lined background to sleek walls of re...

Where’s the Clarity? We wanted to be billed in rupees and got sterling

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theguardian.com - I have been a keen user of a Halifax Clarity Card for foreign travel over several years. It is highly recommended by Guardian Money, Which? and other columns for its freedom from commission and com...

College Housing 101, Part 1: The Basics

educationquest.org - So your living situation for next year is up in the air and you’re not sure where to go next. That’s fine! Whether you’re fresh out of high school or just looking to make a housing change, there ar...

Society Bye – Laws – Redevelopment of Housing Society

apartmentadda.com - Several housing societies in Mumbai are on the verge of undergoing redevelopment or they are in the final stages of confirming the same. Acquisition of conveyance or deemed conveyance is critical t...

Student housing the next big investment opportunity? - YP NextHome

nexthome.yp.ca - Attention class – student housing may just be the next big investment opportunity. University and college enrollment is booming across Canada, and post-secondary institutions are scrambling to keep...

America’s great housing divide: Are you a winner or loser?

washingtonpost.com - The overall U.S. housing market has recovered from the crisis that plunged the country into recession. But a new analysis by The Washington Post shows that the recovery has been deeply uneven, crea...

Bringing central Johannesburg back to life - BBC News

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bbc.com - It is fair to say that Johannesburg still has a fearsome reputation. The largest city in South Africa, it has endured appallingly high crime rates for decades. This has been particularly the case f...

The experiments providing homes around the world

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theguardian.com - Crisis is often the spur to social innovation, so surely there must be some evidence of it in housing? Innovation and big, bold ideas are required as much now as in the postwar years in Britain, wh...

DIY Early Start Flowers for Flower Boxes

homedit.com - Do you love flowers? With spring here and summer approaching, do you wish you had more flowers in your life, in your yard, in your landscape? It can be expensive to outfit your entire yard with the...

UK housing crisis: poll reveals city v country split on who to blame

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theguardian.com - More than two in every three Britons (69%) believe the country is in the throes of a housing crisis – with people who live in cities significantly more concerned than those who live in the countrys...

Is Building a New Home a Better Deal Than Buying an Existing One? - The Simple Dollar

thesimpledollar.com - Just the other day, a friend of mine argued that building a new home is more cost efficient than buying an existing property. Her new home is almost finished, and will be move-in ready in about thr...

Generation rent: can your landlord be your friend?

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theguardian.com - The “housing crisis”, most would agree, is a bad thing: a generalised social problem with multiple and complex causes, like poverty or conflict. But few are willing, or able, to see their part in i...

How Can We REALLY Help The Homeless?

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socialpropertyinvestment.co.uk - I'm the sort of person who cannot just walk past someone sleeping rough. It’s a long time since my friends have invited me for a night out in the city centre, because they know I will spend the maj...

Is Housing Really Back?

navigate-the-channel.com - As anyone who works in building products can attest, this is not an industry for the weak of heart. The last few years have required everyone—from the manufacturers to the distributors to the deale...

George Daunis

I am passionate about helping people learn how to master their credit score. With over 35 years in the real estate/financial industries, I have witnessed first hand the life changing effect that good credit and a strong understanding of personal finance can have on your future success.

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