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Denver's $150M affordable housing plan highlights stepped-up strategy

denverpost.com - The urgency of Denver's affordable housing problem has become all but impossible for Joe Vostrejs and many other employers to ignore. The downtown real estate and restaurant investor sees service e...

Why Louisiana Fought Low-Income Housing in New Orleans After Katrina

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citylab.com - In May 2009, about four years after Katrina destroyed most of New Orleans, a locally based research nonprofit called the Bureau of Governmental Research issued a key finding: Subsidized housing wil...

Rhebogue residents outline opposition social housing plan

limerickleader.ie - RHEBOGUE residents have largely come out in opposition to a proposal to build 21 units of social housing in Drominbeg. More than 150 local residents gathered at Richmond Rugby Club for a meeting to...

Housing affordability continues to improve in Calgary market

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calgaryherald.com - Owning a home in Calgary at market price remains more affordable than it has been on average since the middle of the 1980s, says a new report released Monday by RBC Economics Research. But the late...

Community Housing Services World Market Research Report

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dg-di.co - DATABASE NOTE When clients buy a report they are ordering the generation of a database from which the client's final report is produced. DataGroup will output them widest possible database so that ...

ATS, Logix form joint venture to build housing project; raise Rs 130 crore - The Economic Times

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economictimes.indiatimes.com - NEW DELHI: Realty firms ATS Infrastructure and Logix group have formed a joint venture to develop a luxury housing project in Noida and also raised about Rs 130 crore from ICICI Prudential AMC to m...

Western Montana housing market continues slow upward climb

missoulian.com - Western Montana’s housing market took a step toward “normal” in the first half of 2015, after a slump last year. The market in general was on the rise in the early part of the decade, though the to...

Housing for All: Govt identifies 305 cities & towns | ET RealEstate

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realty.economictimes.indiatimes.com - NEW DELHI: The government has identified 305 cities and towns for constructing homes for the urban poor under the 'Housing for All by 2022' mission. These cities and towns are spread across nine of...

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: When will mortgage lending pick up?

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housingwire.com - Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across HousingWire’s weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues. The housing market is wrapping up a solid summer selling sea...

Volunteer at Freshers' Festival 2015 @ Huddersfield Students' Union

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huddersfield.su - Did you love Freshers’ Festival 2014? Why not become a volunteer this year and help make 2015 the best Freshers’ yet! We have loads of exciting events happening over the course of Freshers' Festiva...

Election 2015: B.C. candidates talk housing, affordability

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cbc.ca - Housing is an important issue for many people in B.C., and with the 2015 election in full swing, the federal parties are staking out their positions on the issue. Over the past week, On The Coast w...

Freddie: ‘Housing Market Strongest in Years’

realtormag.realtor.org - The housing market is gradually showing signs of stabilizing, as two additional states – Arkansas and Tennessee – as well as four additional metro areas are added to Freddie Mac’s latest Multi-Indi...

Over 300 cities identified for Housing for All scheme

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mayatoday.com - The government has identified over 300 cities and towns across nine states for implementing its Housing for All scheme, an official statement said on Sunday. "Three hundred and five cities and town...

Housing Plus Arrears Officer for a Community Housing Provider in Central Western NSW Contract in Orange NSW - Catch a Job Australia hiring jobs

catchajob.com.au - Position: Arrears Officer for a Community Housing Provider in Central Western NSW Location: Orange NSW We are seeking a dynamic, motivated and flexible person to join our Tenancy Services Team. Cen...

Are You Protecting Your Digital Data?

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rismedia.com - We now lead digital lives. Everything from taxes and banking to the music and movies we buy is now often accessed via the computer. While this can certainly make things more convenient, it can also...

A Letter to the Tenant Who Wants Compassion From Her Landlord

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seattleweekly.com - I’m writing you in response to your thoughtful and touching open letter that was published in last week’s Seattle Weekly (“Dear Landlord,” March 25, 2015). In your letter you spoke on behalf of ten...

Bklyn. affordable housing plan faces delays due to de Blasio

nydailynews.com - When Mayor de Blasio held a press conference in May 2014 to debut his new affordable housing plan, his full-color presentation touted a project called Spring Creek in Brooklyn. Spring Creek was fla...

Inefficient tax slugs all homebuyers

propertyobserver.com.au - Housing affordability is more than just house prices. It also includes ready access to public transport, schools, good road networks, and of course access to all the basic utilities. However, local...

Affordable housing moves into motel - Vernon Morning Star

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vernonmorningstar.com - A major step has been taken to expand affordable housing opportunities in Vernon. B.C. Housing has purchased the Journey Inn motel on 28th Avenue downtown and 38 units will be operated as affordabl...

Gentrification Is a Feminist Issue: The Intersection of Class, Race, Gender and Housing

truth-out.org - From a socioeconomic standpoint, gentrification may be defined as a gradual process of renewal and rebuilding that involves the influx of upper-income or affluent - usually white people - into exis...

Rosemary Goring: Putting the Borders back on the map

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heraldscotland.com - The date might have been better chosen, but in all other respects the augurs for the official reopening of the Borders Railway on September 9 are good. Putting aside the fact that this is the anniv...

Angola: A relief in sight for expatriates accommodation cost? - Relocation Africa

relocationafrica.com - One could hardly anticipate that after twenty seven years of civil war, Angola will become an expatriate destination immediately after the end of the war. The civil war shattered the country’s admi...

Denison housing growth reaches highest numbers since 2006

heralddemocrat.com - For the past several years, the creation of housing options of all levels has been a focus for Denison city leaders. Now those efforts are beginning to bear fruit as Denison experiences a boom in h...

5 Affordable Modern Prefab Houses You Can Buy Right Now

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curbed.com - The models listed below, which all come furnished, mostly hover around a base price of $150 per square feet. Costs associated with land, permits, transport, foundation, installation, etc. will have...

Housing subsidies reduce inequality. But mortgage tax breaks make it worse.

washingtonpost.com - (Image courtesy of Flickr user Joe Wolf, under a Creative Commons license) The primary purpose of housing subsidies is, well, to house people. But by doing so, they serve another end: They effectiv...

Explainer: what's really keeping young and first home buyers out of the housing market

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theconversation.com - The current parliamentary inquiry into home ownership is in the midst of public hearings, questioning, among other things, the decline in home ownership among younger Australians. This, however, is...

Unaffordable housing and poorly targeted services are putting families at risk

daynurseries.co.uk - Poor families with young children risk falling into crisis as they struggle to get help from vital services in housing, health and early education, finds a new report. Research conducted by the Nat...

Strength in Numbers: Launch of Vote Housing for All Network.

housing4all.ca - CHRA is pleased to announce its participation in the newly formed Vote Housing for All Network, made up of dozens of local and national groups and associations aiming to make affordable and social ...

Bankers Are Buying Baltimore’s Debt, Charging Families Crazy Interest Rates, Then Taking Their Homes

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thinkprogress.org - The death of Freddie Gray in police custody in Baltimore and the ensuing protests brought the nation’s attention to the economic devastation that continues to grip the city. Now, new data shows pow...

London property boom fueled by dubious funds

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marketplace.org - Sherlock Holmes would have enjoyed the irony: a major, international crime committed right on his own doorstep. Real estate next to 221B Baker Street, London home of the world-famous fictional dete...

The cities where Americans are most likely to spend more than half of their paycheck on rent

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washingtonpost.com - More than a third of renters in Miami spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing. The Miami skyline, pictured in 2012. (Photographer: Mark Elias/Bloomberg) More people than ever are rent...

Speaking Out: Pam Bertram on the housing crisis

thisislocallondon.co.uk - I lived in housing association property last 30 years bringing up my 3 children with my husband. I have noticed things change last few years bed tax and higher council tax for working and people on...

RBA: RDP2015-08 Housing Wealth Effects: Cross-sectional Evidence from New Vehicle Registrations

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rba.gov.au - Understanding the relationship between housing wealth and consumption is important, because it informs the extent to which fluctuations in house prices might affect the broader economy. We investig...

Housing Law Training Series - TC Young Solicitors

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tcyoung.co.uk - In the last 15 years the Scottish Parliament has passed over a dozen Acts and hundreds of regulations which directly impact on housing management law and practice. Housing officers and managers nee...

Why Foreign Ownership Data Won't Solve Vancouver's Affordability Crisis | The Tyee

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thetyee.ca - Urgent action needed to cool housing market, but Gregor Robertson says he needs help. Last in a series. In absence of data, Chinese blamed and shamed for affordability crisis. We know the data we n...

Calgary condo market sees big decline in sales and prices

calgaryherald.com - Calgary’s resale condo sector has been hit particularly hard in the downturn of this housing market this year. According to the Calgary Real Estate Board, MLS sales in the Calgary apartment categor...

Star quality: Can a hot architect do justice to the arena site?

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post-gazette.com - Bjarke Ingels is a rock-star architect, globally renowned for a daring style he calls “promiscuous hybrids.” Among his work are the Two World Trade Center in New York and, in Denmark, the Lego Hous...

Rising house prices and the effects on millennials - YP NextHome

nexthome.yp.ca - Shocking news: house prices are on the rise! In major cities across Canada, like Vancouver, Toronto, and even Ottawa, house prices are reaching well into the millions. You want a single-family home...

$1.05M: Toronto Housing 'On Fire'

huffingtonpost.ca - If Canada is in a recession, as some economists now say, you certainly wouldn’t know it by looking at Toronto’s red-hot housing market. And if — as some economists predict — Bank of Canada Governor...

RICS warns of ever-higher housing costs as supply shrinks and demand rises

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builderandengineer.co.uk - With demand rising and supply contracting, house prices are set for further rises over the next 12 months, RICS has warned, prompting a call for a “coherent and coordinated” strategy to build more ...

How to Respond to Online Reviews of Your Apartment Complex

rent.uloop.com - If you’re a property manager for student housing complexes, you probably have an online presence/platform for reviews. You might have a website or a central posting online that details your apartme...

Everett woman credits YWCA for getting back on her feet - HeraldNet.com

heraldnet.com - EVERETT — In many ways, Sandra Dillings is beginning life anew at age 67. She has her own apartment, two bedrooms with a washer and dryer. “And it's mine,” she says proudly. She has a car, a navy b...

5 Toronto streets that were wiped off the map

blogto.com - It's not just buildings that get demolished in Toronto. Sometimes entire streets go the way of the wrecker, too. During the days of mega block construction projects like New City Hall, the Eaton Ce...

The right to buy: the housing crisis that Thatcher built

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theguardian.com - In August 1980 Margaret Thatcher’s first government, barely a year old but already deeply unpopular and bogged down by problems, produced a Housing Act. Even more than most legislation it was proli...

Five things to know about Sacramento's new downtown housing initiative - Sacramento Business Journal

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bizjournals.com - There are a lot of components to a downtown housing initiative that the Sacramento City Council will review next Tuesday. Over the next 10 years, the goal is to add 10,000 new housing units in the ...

New Home Sales Up 5.4 Percent in July

realestaterama.com - WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 25, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 5.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 507,000 units in July, according to newly ...

Dauphin County looks for ways to show resilience to HUD as it seeks up to $500 million

pennlive.com - Donald Shutt Jr., an emergency management director in upper Dauphin County, would like to see better staging of supplies for emergency shelters. Buyout of a flooded home in Paxtang and expansion of...

Gene Kerrigan: 'See, it's all yer man McVerry's fault' - Independent.ie

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independent.ie - So, now we know. It's Fr Peter McVerry's fault. And the fault of another homeless charity, Focus Ireland. And other, unnamed, homeless charities - all of them, they've failed to "step up to the pla...

Social economy housing: UK must play catch up

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pioneerspost.com - In discussions about the housing crisis you are likely to hear about the urgent need to increase supply, release land for development and build essential infrastructure alongside new homes. Given t...

Living Smart: Should I Get a Professional Window Cleaning?

rismedia.com - (TNS)—Clean windows can make your home brighter and improve its overall appearance. A professional window cleaning can also provide an early warning of potentially dangerous problems, according to ...

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