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Click here to support Ending Homelessness in Manchester by Amy Felicity Varle

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gofundme.com - Hi and thanks for visiting my page! My name is Amy Varle and I’m the founder of People's Property Shop, an organisation striving to provide sustainable housing solutions to Manchester's homeless an...

House Building Corporation to expand easy credit in rural areas | Dhaka Tribune

dhakatribune.com - Finance Minster AMA Muhith has given consent on Tk500 crore fund supply to Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation (HBFC) to expand easy home loan facility in rural areas. He singed a summary...

Slowing housing sales in Indian cities…where does the problem lie?

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joneslanglasalleblog.com - Suvishesh Valsan – Assistant Vice President, Research, JLL India Sales of residential units declined significantly over the last two year, particularly in the initial periods. The number of units t...

Shapoorji Pallonji bags FDI deal in affordable housing from StanChart, IFC and ADB - The Economic Times

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economictimes.indiatimes.com - MUMBAI: Shapoorji Pallonji Group has attracted one of the largest foreign direct investments in India's affordable housing segment, with Standard Chartered Private Equity, World Bank member IFC and...

Housing supply falls further, feeding prices

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cnbc.com - "Finding a house is the last hurdle for many buyers who have saved a down payment and gotten pre-approved for a mortgage, but low inventory levels like those we're seeing across the country can bri...

Canadian Definition of Homelessness

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homelesshub.ca - National Endorsements Raising the Roof Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness National Aboriginal Housing Association Eva's Initiatives Wellesley Institute Community Endorsements Aboriginal Homeless...

Social economy housing: UK must play catch up

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...

Home Capital says it cut ties with 45 mortgage brokers after discovering borrower income was falsified

business.financialpost.com - Home Capital Group Inc. said its recent decision to suspend its relationship with dozens of brokers happened after an external source tipped the company off that brokers were falsifying borrower in...

More homeowners drowning in debt

cnbc.com - How can this be when home prices are still rising? It depends on how you read those prices. The National Association of Realtors reported that the median price of a home sold in June reached its hi...

Calgary faces affordable housing crisis, nearly 6,000 units risk closure, says councillor

calgaryherald.com - Aging buildings, skyrocketing maintenance costs and dwindling federal and provincial funds threaten the closure of nearly two-thirds of Calgary’s affordable housing units, says Coun. Brian Pincott....

New housing will provide independent retirement living in the heart of Paisley

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linkhousing.org.uk - These one and two-bedroom flats, for social rent and shared equity sale, are aimed at people aged 60 and above seeking to down size to a property which is more suited to their needs now and in the ...

Finance, housing and the ageing population

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medium.com - When we think about the financial aspects of housing, care and ageing it is essential to approach the issues holistically and to embed our understanding of the housing system in broader development...

Cash Buyers Leaving Housing Market — That's Good for You

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blog.credit.com - In many parts of the country, housing prices have returned to pre-recession levels. That’s good news for sellers, bad news for buyers. But buried within the latest housing data is some good news fo...

Carers rights in estate settlement

carers.org - After a care role ends with bereavement of the loved one there is little support for the carer in terms of help on legal issues with probate, housing and finance from social services or the various...

New home registrations up 12% in last three months NHBC says

thisismoney.co.uk - The number of new homes registered to be built has reached its highest level for eight years according to the latest set of comprehensive data from an industry body. There were 41,268 new propertie...

DC built 13% less housing over the past decade than its own citywide plan calls for

greatergreaterwashington.org - In 2006, DC adopted a Comprehensive Plan to guide its development efforts. At the time, the District's population had just started to perk up after six decades of decline, and the plan reasonably f...

China's green building push gains momentum

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scmp.com - How can China meet its goal of cutting carbon emissions by up to 65 per cent by 2030 from 2005 levels? One possible solution: green buildings. Cheap and quick is no longer the main criterion for ne...

Experts: EB-5 could help Miami's affordable housing troubles - South Florida Business Journal

bizjournals.com - Legal experts in the EB-5 program said Miami’s regional center to lure foreign investments in exchange for green cards could help relieve the city’s affordable housing shortage, but it’s certainly ...

Housing Is A Prescription For Better Health

healthaffairs.org - Effectively managing a chronic health condition involves a myriad of tasks for anyone, ranging from scheduling and getting to frequent doctor appointments to regularly taking and refilling numerous...

HELOC Defaults Could Be Next Villain To Victimize Housing Market

forbes.com - Horror movies often follow a familiar script. The antagonist, typically a ghost, monster or other kind of primal beast, brutalizes a string of unsuspecting victims, causing widespread fear, chaos a...

Emerging forms of affordable housing

qc.onpha.on.ca - In communities across Canada, affordable housing is in short supply. In the private market, the costs of owning or renting a home have increased faster than median incomes. In Ontario, one in five ...

Vulnerability of Toronto housing market 'comparatively high': TD report

ctvnews.ca - Toronto's housing market faces a "comparatively high" risk of a sudden price drop, according to a TD Economics report. The report, issued Thursday, suggests the housing market in Canada's largest c...

As more Americans buy homes, will it ease the strain on renters? (+video)

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csmonitor.com - After a long stretch of cautious, respectable gains, the housing market finally got a little crazy in June. Existing home sales rose 3.2 percent last month to a 5.49 million annualized pace, accord...

MPs announce inquiry into the future of housing associations

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whathouse.com - The Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee is to begin an inquiry into the future of housing associations, investigating the viability and sustainability of the sector. The inquiry is set...

Housing Officer Jobs | jobsgopublic - Public Sector Jobs and Careers

jobsgopublic.com - Find public sector jobs in local government, charity, education, housing & more East Hertfordshire District Council | Grade 9, £30,751 - £35,319 (Inc Local Weighting) We are looking for dynamic for...

Why Northern Ireland housing market is miles off Britain's price boom - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

belfasttelegraph.co.uk - There are a range of variables that affect house prices, including supply, the cost of borrowing and population growth. But probably the most confusing element at the moment is the UK government's ...

72% of struggling borrowers rejected from federal mortgage-assistance program

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marketwatch.com - Correcting a comment from J.P. Morgan spokesman in the 10th paragraph WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Mortgage servicers reject 72% of struggling borrowers from a federal program aimed at creating more ...

Housing investor credit growth revised up to 10.7 per cent

smh.com.au - Housing investor credit growth accelerated to 10.7 per cent in the year to June. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer The red-hot housing investor loan market is expanding even faster than thought, with figures...

This Wharton Grad Wants You to Live in His Shipping Containers

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bloomberg.com - Luke Iseman has figured out how to afford the San Francisco Bay area. He lives in a shipping container. The Wharton School graduate’s 160-square-foot box has a camp stove and a shower made of old b...

Pending Home Sales Cool Off Slightly

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realtormag.realtor.org - After five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales reversed course and dropped in June, a slight ease to what has been a red-hot housing market, according to the National Association of...

Homeless need help in summer, too

winnipegsun.com - It’s a problem every homeless service provider in Canada is all too familiar with: people only think of those on the street during the winter. During the winter, it’s easy to get volunteers to serv...

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...

How to conduct the Annual General Meeting of your Housing Society?

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apartmentadda.com - With the month of April fast approaching, most housing societies will need to host AGM’s and also have elections for appointment of the new managing committee (MC). MC members’ change every 3 to 5 ...

Get first time buyers on the market using crowd funding!

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kickstarter.com - Our mission is to develop a non-profit organisation, that operates through a crowd funding platform designed specifically to help first time buyers purchase a house in the UK & US. Think of it as s...

The next steps against evictions in S.F.

socialistworker.org - LAST YEAR, San Francisco tenant rights' supporters scored an important victory when voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition K, requiring all new housing developments provide 33 percent low- and ...

Thoughts on the UK’s Housing Shortage

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constructiveblog.com - With demand consistently outstripping new supply, the housing problem is one that worsens over time. More people are gravitating to London and the South East, which puts a strain on the area’s hous...

Fed holds steady on rates, seeks more economic gains

floridarealtors.org - WASHINGTON (AP) – July 30, 2015 – The Federal Reserve appears on track to raise interest rates later this year but signaled Wednesday that it wants to see further economic gains and higher inflatio...

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...

New report reinforces need for more affordable housing in San Diego

lgbtweekly.com - New report reinforces need for more affordable housing in San Diego Posted by Associate Editor Around the City, Online Only, Top Highlights Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 SAN DIEGO – San Diego Housing ...

Real estate again Americans’ top investment choice

floridarealtors.org - NEW YORK – July 29, 2015 – For many Americans, last decade's housing bubble is largely forgotten: 27 percent in a recent poll said real estate was the best investment for money they would not need ...

Property Check: Average Property Prices in Scotland up 3.5% Annually

realtytoday.com - Thinking of investing in Scotland? This might just be the perfect moment to do so. According to telegraph.co.uk, "As the outlook for the London housing market weakens, demand for homes in Scotland ...

The Bay Area Reporter Online | SF housing co-op </br>for PWAs reopens

ebar.com - Marty's Place, a residential co-op for low-income people living with AIDS, has reopened five years after it was shuttered. New residents said they were happy and relieved to have housing again afte...

Rent control could lead to urban decay

newera.com.na - With rent control one of the options on the table by government to solve the high rental prices in the country, experts are of the opinion that it may actually exacerbate the situation. Housing gur...

Housing Perspectives (from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies): Aging Society and Inaccessible Housing Stock Suggest Growing Need for Remodeling

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housingperspectives.blogspot.com - by Abbe Will Research Analyst Over the coming decades, the number and share of U.S. households age 65 and over will rise dramatically as the oldest members of the baby-boom generation reach retirem...

Share of Seriously Underwater Foreclosure Properties Drops to New Low in Q2 2015 - Newsroom and Media Center

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realtytrac.com - Overall Seriously Underwater Share Edges Higher For Second Straight Quarter; Number of Equity Rich Homeowners with a Mortgage Increases by $1 Million From Year Ago, But Down $300,000 in First Six M...

Playing the Land Game to Your Advantage

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probuilder.com - We’re putting the July issue of Professional Builder to bed at the same time that we’re packing our bags for San Diego and PCBC, formerly known as the Pacific Coast Builders Conference. It’s an eve...

Journal / Community-led Urbanism

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academyofurbanism.org.uk - Three decades after the pioneering work of Swiss architect Walter Segal, a new generation takes up Segal’s self-build legacy. Raquel Ajates Gonzalez and Sam Brown describe how the Rural Urban Synth...

Mayor of London's Housing Zone scheme hits key target UK Construction Online

ukconstructionmedia.co.uk - A key target has been hit as part of the Mayor of London’s Housing Zone scheme that provides new homes. A landmark scheme, it has reached the target of providing 50,000 new homes and its success me...

Some Urban Homesteader Is Living In A Bucolic Cabin On A Roof In Manhattan

gothamist.com - Flying above New York City in a helicopter can be a beautiful thing, until you look down and see that someone has stolen and is living your dream life in a bucolic cabin on a rooftop in the West Vi...

CFPB fines Residential Credit Solutions $1.5 million for illegal mortgage servicing

housingwire.com - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking action against another mortgage servicer, fining Residential Credit Solutions $1.5 million for illegal mortgage servicing practices. According to ...

George Daunis

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