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Manhattan Development That Exploded Was Present Process Renovations With No Permit | Most Social News

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buzzfeedy.com - Susan Watts/THE BIG APPLE Day By Day Information via Getty Photographs The East Village construction that exploded on Thursday was undergoing fuel and plumbing renovations without a permit, in line...

Buckhead home in Tuxedo Park sells for $5 million - Atlanta Business Chronicle

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bizjournals.com - The gated-Beaux Arts-inspired estate at 3497 Woodhaven Road in the Tuxedo Park neighborhood of Buckhead sold on March 16 for $5.08 million -- the highest home sale since July 2014, according to MLS...

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How to Get a Great Deal on Your Mortgage Rate

mylenderluis.com - If you’re planning on buying a home in the next few months or years, you might be overwhelmed by the number of different interest rates that seem to be constantly fluctuating.  What you might not k...

When exactly did it start being okay to treat people with learning difficulties like trash?

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katebelgrave.com - Here’s a story about one person who is caught in a sort of three-way systems meltdown. God only knows how many times this sort of situation is being replicated across the country: Yesterday, I visi...

Refusal to change rent caps – a recipe for disaster that guarantees housing and homelessness crisis will get worse

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richardboydbarrett.ie - People Before Profit TD slams announcement by Tanaiste that she will not change rent allowance caps In a statement this afternoon People Before Profit TD, Richard Boyd Barrett, has slammed the anno...

Housing Market Recovering in 2015

realtytrac.com - In a January 2015 video interview released by the National Association of Realtors, Chief Economist Lawrence Yun characterized 2014 as “a descent year but not a great year.” Many market factors con...

Are investors pumping up another housing bubble in Florida?

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pbs.org - GWEN IFILL: Home prices continued their climb back during the past year, even in some of the cities that took the hardest hits during the housing crash. But economics correspondent Paul Solman foun...

The Passive House in New York

nytimes.com - It was less than a decade ago that a building design philosophy from Germany called “passive house” jumped the Atlantic Ocean and quietly took root in Brooklyn. Now, with a few dozen homes and smal...

U.S. Home Prices Are Surging 13 Times Faster Than Wages

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bloomberg.com - For most people, buying a home is no cheap venture. That's especially the case when the growth in U.S. home prices is beating wage increases 13 to 1. Wages climbed by 1.3 percent from the second qu...

Falvo – Ten Things to Know About Homelessness in Canada’s North

northernpublicaffairs.ca - Nick Falvo on the state of homelessness and housing in Northern Canada. Falvo is a PhD Candidate in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University. On March 5, I gave a prese...

Speaker Atkins Announces Affordable Housing Plan - Speaker of the Assembly Toni G. Atkins

asmdc.org - LOS ANGELES—Speaker Toni G. Atkins, joined by California Treasurer John Chiang, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Assemblymembers Ed Chau, Jimmy Gomez, and David Chiu, and other business and local l...

22 homeless in Smithers but number could be higher, says report - Smithers Interior News

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interior-news.com - A total 22 people were found to be homeless on one day in Smithers but the number could be higher, according to the results of a report released at the Old Church today. On Nov. 28, 2014 the Smithe...

UK housing market activity remains subdued, Nationwide reports

bbc.co.uk - UK housing market activity has "remained subdued", the Nationwide says, as annual house price growth slowed for the seventh month in a row. Annual price growth fell to 5.1% in March, down from 5.7%...

Planning update March 2015 - Written statements to Parliament - GOV.UK

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gov.uk - I would like to update the House on further steps we are taking to streamline the planning system, protect the environment, support economic growth and assist locally-led decision-making. Last year...

Generation deferred: Millennials’ perspective on home affordability

milkeninstitute.org - Despite being saddled with criticism ranging from narcissism to laziness, many millennials have stuck with the plan. You know the plan: Work hard in school, go to college and maybe grad school and ...

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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.

Rising rents, development blamed for Vancouver mayor's failure to end street homelessness

theprovince.com - A new report from Downtown Eastside activists suggests that gains Vancouver city hall made against homelessness are quickly being lost because of development pressure and rising rents. The Carnegie...

DevelopNEL Ltd to be set up to help drive housing and development | Invest North East Lincolnshire

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investnel.co.uk - A new, council-owned company is set to be created to help drive housing and other developments following the Cabinet meeting today. DevelopNEL Ltd will be created to help deliver the council’s rege...

Starter homes designed to stand the test of time - Press releases - GOV.UK

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gov.uk - Housebuilders and councils should strive for the highest design quality when planning new starter homes, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis said today (27 March 2015). The government’s new Design Advis...

Off the Charts Blog | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

offthechartsblog.org - This week on Off the Charts, we focused on the congressional budget plans, federal and state taxes, health, and housing. This week, we released papers on the congressional budget plans’ disproporti...

Developers and Cities Are Navigating the Affordable Housing Sea in a Leaky Boat – Next City

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nextcity.org - Financing models for affordable housing developments vary from state to state, city to city, and project to project. Ones that take advantage of federal low-income housing tax credits are the most ...

When cheap housing isn’t really a good deal

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washingtonpost.com - The golden rule of housing affordability — embraced by government agencies, mortgage lenders, private landlords and the financially savvy — says you that should not spend more than around 30 percen...

The impending buy-to-let boom is bad news for Britain

theguardian.com - Just as you thought it couldn’t get any worse, it does. For young people already struggling to reach the bottom rung of the housing ladder, it looks to be pulled up even further. From 6 April, over...

New 12V Car Auto Cigarette Lighter Housing Socket Accessory Replacement Kit | Accessories

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Ocwen speeds exodus from mortgage servicing with latest, massive MSR sale

housingwire.com - In what’s becoming a weekly occurrence,Ocwen Financial (OCN) announced Tuesday that it will sell off another massive agency mortgage servicing rights portfolio. The company is set to sell a $25 bil...

Metro adds a new mission: Lowering LA rents

scpr.org - The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Agency's governing board voted Thursday to set aside 35 percent of its own land for affordable housing. Metro will sell the land at below market rates to...

Electeds form West Bronx Housing Coalition

bxtimes.com - West Bronx elected officials are joining forces in order to address housing issues in their districts. Senator Gustavo Rivera announced the formation of the West Bronx Housing Coalition on March 12...

Report Examines Economic Potential of Upzoning to Produce Affordable Housing in New York City

furmancenter.org - A new report released today by the NYU Furman Center examines the economic potential of a mandatory inclusionary zoning policy to produce new affordable units tied to upzonings across New York City...

No Housing Bear Signal

talkmarkets.com - Before each of the really ugly bear markets of the past 30 years, there has been an important signal from housing data well ahead of time. We do not have such a signal now, and so that portends mor...

Home Price Growth Versus Wage Growth During Housing Recovery

realtytrac.com - Nationwide Home Price Appreciation Outpacing Wage Growth by Ratio of 13 to 1; 24 Percent of Markets with Wage Growth Outpacing HPA Poised for Growth in 2015   IRVINE, Calif. – March 26, 2015 — Real...

NAHASDA Passes House; All Eyes on Senate Now

indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com - “NAHASDA is a pillar in the federal government’s trust relationship with our Native peoples and continues to support overwhelmingly successful housing initiatives,” Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska)...

Why Canada's economy is headed off the cliff

pbs.org - Editor’s Note: When we think of economic crisis, we think Greece. And maybe, closer to home, the collapse of Lehman Brothers or Florida’s overleveraged housing market. But rarely do our neighbors t...

Indiabulls Housing Finance raises $150 million from Qatar Bank - The Economic Times

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economictimes.indiatimes.com - MUMBAI: Indiabulls Housing Finance (IBHFL) has raised $150 million (Rs 940 crore) from Qatar National Bank Group (QNB Group) under external commercial borrowings for low-cost and affordable housing...

Disability Housing: Purchase Rental & Discrimination

disabled-world.com - This section of Disabled World provides information regarding home and housing options for people with a disability. In addition we also cover information on housing programs for veterans and buyin...

Homeless can be housed: Maple Ridge mayor - Maple Ridge News

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mapleridgenews.com - Walk downtown and there’s evidence of the problem of homelessness from street to street. And it’s not just the people who’ve fallen on hard times, but the empty stores and lack of development in th...

California Building Industry Association - CIRB Building Permit Statistics Gain Media Exposure

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cbia.org - Over the past two weeks, CIRB residential construction statistics have been utilized in a KCRA press article regarding the California water shortage and a state Assembly hearing testimonial on affo...

Finding an Affordable Housing in the Bay Area

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info.optimalloans.com - Space will be a prime consideration for the entire time you'll be living in your home. If you are planning on expanding the family in the near future, having a spare room is close to a necessity. I...

Another Reason to Love California High-Speed Rail: It's Drought-Friendly

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citylab.com - California's high-speed rail project has plenty of critics: nearly half the state, in fact, according to last year's polls. Its $68 billion price tag has most people anxious in the shadow of the st...

Study: No inexpensive housing is left on open market in D.C.

washingtonpost.com - The District’s supply of low-cost rental apartments has continued to plummet in recent years, putting housing out of reach for a greater share of low-wage earners, according to a study by a D.C. th...

Small sites exemption will boo

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fmb.org.uk - 27th March 2015 The Government’s decision to exempt small sites from off-site carbon mitigation requirements will help small scale house builders build more homes, according to the Federation of Ma...

Down Payment Assistance Analysis Q1 2015

realtytrac.com - Counties in Mississippi, Inland California, Chicago Suburbs Post Highest Percent Qualifying; Manhattan and Four San Francisco-Area Counties Post Lowest Percent Qualifying; IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 4, ...

NYC mayor's effort to spur affordable housing may hit a snag

constructiondive.com - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to allow developers to build taller apartment buildings if they will set aside some of the units for moderate-income tenants is unlikely to spur building i...

Only the Greens will tackle Britain's housing crisis

newstatesman.com - On Monday, the Conservatives’ ‘big doorstep offer’ for the general election was revealed: a promise to give 2.5 million housing association tenants the Right to Buy their homes. Since 1980, more th...

Housing Officer Jobs | jobsgopublic - Public Sector Jobs and Careers

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jobsgopublic.com - Find public sector jobs in local government, charity, education, housing & more Slough Borough Council | £27,168 - £31,053 per annum, fully inclusive ‘People are proud to live and work in Slough wh...

ITV Leaders' Debate: What question would you like to ask the party leaders?

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NYC mayor faces tough market for affordable housing

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usatoday.com - NEW YORK — For more than 40 years, Sheryl Morse has watched the fortunes of her Fort Greene Brooklyn neighborhood ebb and flow, from the crime-filled 1980s to the now steadily rising rents of gentr...

Pensioner property wealth swells by £33bn in 6 months - Select Property

selectproperty.com - Ahead of pensions freedom and an expected buy-to-let boom, pensioner property wealth has soared by £33 billion in six months. Retired homeowners have earned a massive £1,200 a month from their prop...

Great success at The National Housing in Finance Exhibition - visualmetrics

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visualmetrics.co.uk - The visualmetrics team recently attended The National Finance in Housing Exhibition, held at Warwick University 18th - 19th March. We thoroughly enjoyed attending the exhibition and meeting many in...

Follow UBS | UBS Global

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ubs.com - The world is undergoing major transformations. To take just two examples: technological development is changing our everyday personal and business lives, and the emergence of the US as a major ener...

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