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Retrofitting: A housing policy that saves lives

blogs.worldbank.org - Building earthquake-resistant housing in Peru. Photo: USAID/OFDA, Auriana Koutnik/Flickr When a hurricane, earthquake or other natural disaster strikes a poor country, families too often suffer a d...

The Biggest High-End Housing Risk May Be Money Laundering (TOL, NVR) | Investopedia

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investopedia.com - An ongoing Federal investigation into the high-end U.S. housing market has yielded some rather shocking results. According to a report recently released by the Treasury Department, more than 25% of...

Almost 80,000 families a year could be homeless by 2020, warns former Labour housing minister

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independent.co.uk - Almost 80,000 families a year in England face the prospect of becoming homeless by 2020 unless Theresa May abandons controversial cuts to housing benefit and support, it has been claimed. The proje...

Clare Nash Architecture Green Blog

clarenasharchitecture.co.uk - I became interested in becoming an RIBA role model for two reasons. One, because I am a female architect and I have noticed for some years that there are very few of us! And two, because I studied ...

CMHC cancels plans for Housing Outlook Conferences in 2016

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cityhallwatch.wordpress.com - Subscribers to newsletters from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation have received the following message today, August 24, 2016. We think it might also be of interest to people who follow ho...

LGBT Seniors Are Being Pushed Back Into the Closet

theatlantic.com - A few years ago, Rabbi Sara Paasche-Orlow was spending time with, and comforting, a friend who was dying of cancer. Along with all of the usual difficulties and complexities of end-of-life care, th...

Fighting the Tenant Blacklist

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nonprofitquarterly.org - Landlords, even mission-driven “affordable housing” providers, are increasingly using civil court records to screen thousands of applicants who are swelling their waiting lists for the scarce affor...

How Do Rent-Burdened New Yorkers Cope?

nytimes.com - Housing is generally considered affordable if a household allots no more than 30 percent of its income to home payments and utilities. By that standard, more than half of renters in New York City a...

Obama Administration Trying to Keep 11,000 Documents Sealed

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rollingstone.com - It's not quite the Panama papers, but one hell of a big pile of carefully guarded secrets may soon be made public. Bernie or no Bernie, 'Times' columnist Paul Krugman is wrong about the banks For y...

How a House Can Shape a Child’s Future

theatlantic.com - One of the most important findings they came across was that the amount of time a child spent living in housing units that were tax delinquent, in foreclosure, or owned by a speculator had signific...

Housing benefit pumped into the private rented sector is dead money

theguardian.com - Last year, the government handed £9.3bn in housing benefit to private landlords – almost double the amount spent 10 years ago, according to a survey this week by the National Housing Federation (NH...

Number of new homes built increases

ukconstructionmedia.co.uk - The news will be a welcome boost to the government as it endeavours to meet its ambitious housebuilding programme. According to the latest house building data, 139,030 new homes were completed in t...

Capacity of the homebuilding industry inquiry launched - News from Parliament

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parliament.uk - The Committee is expected to invite the chief executives of major developers to give evidence. Other areas to be covered by the inquiry include the role of small and medium-sized developers, the sk...

Government must act to get right houses in the right places - Campaign to Protect Rural England

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cpre.org.uk - Government figures released yesterday showed that, despite a small increase, rates of house building are continuing to fall considerably short of what’s needed. Statistics on the number of house bu...

Building Healthy Communities One ZIP Code at a Time - Build Healthy Places Network

buildhealthyplaces.org - When Reno’s Renown Health and the Washoe County Health District teamed up to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) in 2014, they found that the region shared a basic health profile wit...

Noma: A temporary place called home | Design Indaba

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designindaba.com - Directed by Pablo Pinedo Bóveda, Noma follows the life of a young black woman in South Africa. Like many South Africans, Nomaliphathwe Gwele faces the daily reality of eviction. The documentary fol...

Affordable Housing | The Balance Sheet - Yardi Corporate Blog

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yardi.com - While senior living options continue to expand and improve, older adults with limited resources often find themselves without affordable alternatives. For decades, Rona Barrett made a name for hers...

David Osland: “Corbyn is actually Labour’s only chance”

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newstatesman.com - Veteran left-wing Labour activist David Osland, a member of the national committee of the Labour Representation Committee and a former editor of left magazine Tribune, has written a pamphlet intend...

Aging in the 'Right' Place: What to Consider & How to Do It

nextavenue.org - This article is the 11th in a weekly Next Avenue series, The Future of Aging: Realizing the Potential of Longevity published by the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging. Links to the res...

Director’s Desk: Housing is not the only social justice issue

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news.streetroots.org - Those three words have become commonplace in our city over the past three years.  It’s for good reason too. The skyrocketing rents are leaving many Portlanders at risk of losing their housing. Thou...

Six figure boost for more co-operative homes in Wales » Housing » 24dash.com

24dash.com - The Nationwide Foundation is giving additional funding of £130,000 to the Wales Co-operative Centre, which it will use to significantly increase the number of housing co-operatives and affordable h...

Home Sales Fall, But It’s Really The Inventory That Might Be Significant

alhambrapartners.com - The contradictory nature of the real estate market continues to be exhibited in resales as well as new construction. Though sales of new homes jumped, resales fell. Since last June, the level of co...

NAEA chief warns that brick shortages could lead to 'lifetime of astronomical house prices'

propertyindustryeye.com - A shortage of bricks has helped push up house prices, the National Association of Estate Agents claimed this morning, and could lead to a “lifetime” of high house prices and falling levels of home ...

5 questions you probably have about the housing market

moneysense.ca - Markets are frothy. Emotions are high. Yet, all you really want is to know whether or not the single largest investment you made will avoid a price crash and continue to add substantial value to yo...

North beats South as UK house price growth divide narrows

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telegraph.co.uk - A shift in house price momentum is underway in the UK, as southern cities start to slow down with the north taking their place at the top of the leaderboard. Glasgow has emerged as the city with th...

Inside the Arts District's New $60 Million Housing Complex

ladowntownnews.com - DTLA - After three years of construction, one of the largest projects in the Arts District is now open. The Garey Building, tucked into the northern end of the neighborhood and across from the Haus...

Foreclosure crisis worsens in Massachusetts, spurring cries of state inaction

masslive.com - The effects of the Great Recession may be receding, but many Massachusetts homeowners remain underwater. The number of foreclosures is rising, and that trend is expected to continue. The reason, ex...

Historic Farwell Building in Detroit’s Capitol Park Set to Open in Fall 2017 - Daily News - Annual 2016 - Detroit, MI

dbusiness.com - Fresh from its tenure as one of the sets for the upcoming film, Transformers: The Last Knight, the historic Farwell Building in Detroit’s Capitol Park is shifting into high gear toward a complete r...

Critics say B.C. laws don’t offer renters enough protection

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theglobeandmail.com - Kristina Lemieux feared her comfortable housing situation might change when the three-suite apartment complex she had lived in for five years was sold last summer. Ms. Lemieux, a freelance arts adm...

The California Environmental Quality Act doesn't stop housing

48hills.org - Developers see the California Environmental Quality Act as some sort of Great Satan, the source of pretty much everything that’s wrong with the state. CEQA halts progress. CEQA means huge delays an...

Calls for key market reforms to turn housebuilding around » Housing » 24dash.com

24dash.com - Bovis and Redrow latest housebuilders to announce job cuts The government will be 266,000 homes shy of its one million homes by 2020 target. Commissioned by housing charity Shelter, the Capital Eco...

Policy Brief: Towards an Ontario Youth Homelessness Strategy

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homelesshub.ca - Follow the Homeless Hub Rss Feed Twitter Vimeo Facebook Youtube Flickr Linkedin About Homelessness Homelessness 101 Topics Stories Library Doing Research Find a Researcher Community Planning Ethics...

Commercial fees could triple as Boulder pursues affordable housing

dailycamera.com - 10 things to know about Boulder's affordable housing quest 1. Between 2010 and 2015, Boulder County created 2.6 jobs for every residential housing unit 2. New jobs added: 21,100; new residential pe...

What Private Equity is Buying and the Next Canadian Housing Bubble - Equedia Investment Research

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equedia.com - But if you know what’s happening, you too can put yourself in a position to profit. First, let’s talk about the housing bubble heard around the world. We know that Vancouver real estate is in a maj...

Award for pioneering housing activist » Housing » 24dash.com

24dash.com - Glasgow's homeless hostel closure programme 'has improved lives' Anna Stuart founded one of Glasgow's first housing co-operatives. Now she's the city's first female campaigner of the year. Anna, 75...

Watch Hadrian X the robot builder that can create a house in two days

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dailymail.co.uk - It can build an entire house in just two days - and never takes tea breaks. An Australian firm has revealed the Hadrian X, a giant truck mounted building robot that can lay 1,000 bricks an hour, gl...

Builders have to keep promises to buyers, have no excuse, says legal experts

hindustantimes.com - A few days after Unitech claimed in Supreme Court that it had no money to refund homebuyers, another developer active in Delhi and NCR has told the Supreme Court (SC) it cannot compensate buyers of...

Report: Blacks And Latinos Still Face Housing Discrimination In California

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seattlemedium.com - Although many American families have modest financial means, there is nothing small about their hopes. Owning a home has long been an important part of the American Dream. Just as a college educati...

CWP’s Board Talks Housing!

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cwp-csp.ca - Let’s Talk Housing! The process has begun and we are only months away from what will become Canada’s National Housing Strategy. Called for by the United Nations, anti-poverty advocates, academics, ...

New-home sales may signal a fresh phase in the post-crisis housing market

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marketwatch.com - U.S. new-home sales surged to the highest in nearly eight years in July as builders picked up the pace while buyer demand remained robust. Sales of newly constructed homes rose 12.4% to a seasonall...

Sydney families hit with $420 a week in transport costs

abc.net.au - Sydney has topped a national list for transport costs, with the average family paying about $420 a week to get around, according to a new report. The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has don...

VIDEO: Innovative program shows way to graduation, not incarceration

cafwd.org - Louie Chagolla first ran into trouble with the law when he was 13 years old. The South Los Angeles teen grew up around drugs and gangs and eventually was arrested. Chagolla spent time in youth corr...

Notes from the Forest, August 26th

alliedbuilding.com - Conflicting data on new and existing home sales, coupled with a roller coaster ride in the CME Lumber Futures market, and buyers continuing to purchase their most pressing needs, but little extra v...

Capita Software Services - Events

capita-software.co.uk - The conference will commence with an evening welcome address and reception dinner on Monday 10th October, followed by a full day conference on Tuesday 11th October. Our annual conference is extreme...

IDB - End poor housing conditions in the Caribbean

iadb.org - Approximately US$1.8 billion would be needed to end poor housing conditions currently endured by 1 million residents in The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago, ac...

Mayor brings forward first TfL site to deliver homes for Londoners - Government Opportunities

govopps.co.uk - Sadiq Khan has begun delivering on a manifesto pledge by announcing the first site owned by Transport for London (TfL) has been released for development, creating hundreds of new homes for Londoner...

900 Caroline St, San Francisco, CA 94107

amsires.appfolio.com - REALTOR Gustavo Lopez 415-312-5017 glopez@amsiemail.com DRE# 01849175 KEY FEATURES: Year Built: 2011 Sq Footage: 2000 sqft. Bedrooms: 3 Beds Bathrooms: 2.5 Baths Parking: 1 Garage Lease Duration: 1...

HCD Web News - August 26, 2016

campaign.r20.constantcontact.com - Los Angeles Times: Developer Incentive to Build Low-income Housing Passes State Senate By Liam Dillon [8-25-16] // A measure to expand incentives for developers who agree to build low-income housin...

Rebuilding Ireland – Implications for Planning 

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irelandafternama.wordpress.com - Rule #1 of the neoliberal playbook – when faced with a construction crisis, attack the planning system! It has been ever so since Michael Heseltine, Thatcher’s environment secretary in the 1980s, l...

Airbnb Probably Isn’t Driving Rents Up Much, At Least Not Yet

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fivethirtyeight.com - Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms have been a boon to travelers in recent years, offering lodging that is cheaper, better located or more interesting than traditional hotels. But as such...

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