Posts Tagged ‘housing’

Belarus launches housing project for elderly who saved Jews in Holocaust

In 1998, the now 90-year-old Lyubov Arkhiptsova-Volchek was recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations – Israel’s title for non-Jews it recognized for risking their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust – for helping hide her 11-year-old Jewish friend from the Nazis. Today Arkhiptsova-Volchek lives in abject poverty in Belarus. “There’s no indoor toilet. […]

Jerusalem approves construction of 540 housing units beyond city’s 1967 lines

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Infrastructure Plan Doesn’t Come Close To Tackling The Housing Crisis

Infrastructure Plan Doesn’t Come Close To Tackling The Housing Crisis Above photo: Activists outside a homeless camp in Philadelphia on September 9, 2020. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images. There is no safety net for housing, making any assistance during economic recessions difficult to deliver. The spending plans that the Biden administration released this week laid […]

Victoria’s ‘Big Idea’ Pays Off In Housing For People In Need

Victoria’s ‘Big Idea’ Pays Off In Housing For People In Need Above photo: Saanich Coun. Colin Plant, who chairs the CRD board, at Hockley House in Langford, a six-storey rental building with 120 new affordable homes. Darren Stone, Times Colonist.  Canada – Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps and councillors Ben Isitt and Jeremy Loveday were met with […]

The Housing Crisis: One Year After Lockdown

Above photo: Nathaniel St. Clair. All the folks moving to Portland from California or New York and talking about how great the real estate prices are here may not know it (note: I was once one of them), but this city is the most rent-burdened city in the United States, and it exists within a […]

US housing legacy puts some Black neighborhoods at higher flood risk

TORONTO  – Homes in US neighborhoods with large Black or minority populations once marked as undesirable for loans are in greater danger of flooding caused by climate change, according to a study released Monday. In the 1930s, the practice of “redlining” took place when banks and insurers refused loans in parts of cities mainly with […]

Housing Justice Group Puts Power Back In Tenants’ Hands

Housing Justice Group Puts Power Back In Tenants’ Hands Above photo: Photo by Carly Rosin. Photo illustration by Elizabeth Brown. KC Tenants has secured passage of a tenant “bill of rights” and successfully blocked hundreds of evictions through civil action in the Kansas City, Missouri area. Brandy Granados’s road to activism began in November 2018 […]

CBI, Urban Development Ministry discuss financing housing plan

TEHRAN – The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati and the Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami discussed ways of financing the National Housing Action Plan in a meeting on Tuesday. In this meeting, which was also attended by the managing directors of some of the country’s banks as well […]

Housing price rises 78% in Tehran city in a month on year

TEHRAN- Housing price in Tehran city has risen 78.9 percent in the eleventh Iranian calendar month (January 20 – February 18), as compared to the same month of the past year, according to the latest report released by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI). The CBI’s report put the average price for one square meter […]

Housing rental rises 30% in Tehran in a month

TEHRAN- Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced that the rental price has increased 30.6 percent in Tehran city during the eleventh Iranian calendar month Bahman (January 19 – February 18), from its previous month. The CBI also stated that the housing rental in the capital city has risen 33.9 percent in the mentioned month, […]

Housing market expected to stay calm in coming months

TEHRAN – Fardin Yazdani, the planner of the Transport and Urban Development Ministry’s Comprehensive Housing Initiative, believes that the housing prices in the Iranian market are not going to experience any sudden rise in the coming months and the market will stay stable. “Given the housing market situation and the trends in other parallel markets, […]

VIDEO — Maine Veteran Builds Temporary Housing for Homeless Veterans: ‘We’re Keeping Them Alive’

A veteran in Boothbay, Maine, is helping fellow veterans struggling with homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. “Ed Harmon, a service officer with the American Legion post in Boothbay, Maine, retrofits trailers into living spaces through a project he calls the Veterans Emergency Temporary Shelter, or VETS,” Fox 10 reported Friday. The trailers serve as temporary […]

Local Activists Call Attention To Housing Rights

Above photo: Amy Cooper speaks with attorney Jamie Paulen at a tenant’s rights demonstration on Wednesday. Dean-Paul Stephens. Graham, North Carolina – Amy Cooper said she and a handful of other activists came together at Court Square in Graham on Wednesday for an event touting tenants’ rights while decrying evictions. “A lot of landlords take […]

Russia’s growing role in south Caucasus leads to housing reconstruction

Russia is growing its influence in the southern Caucasus region of Nagorna-Karabakh, reconstructing another 300 buildings, its new agency says. Moscow’s role is growing after Turkey prodded Azerbaijan to attack Armenians in the disputed area. From Russia’s point of view, this squabble between two former Soviet Republics can be patched up with some peacekeepers and […]

Amazon to Fund Affordable Housing Projects While Driving Up Home Prices

Amazon, the multinational online retail corporation owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, is pledging to fund $2 billion worth of affordable housing projects in three United States cities after driving up home prices and rents. This week, Amazon executives said they would be pledging $2 billion to build affordable housing projects across the suburbs of Seattle, […]

Housing Activists Are Fighting Evictions In The Streets

By Jason Koslowski and Mia Gray, Left Voices. December 27, 2020 Above photo: Philadelphia encampment. WHYY. The eviction housing crisis is hitting home in Philadelphia, with the local Democrats protecting the landlords at the expense of renters and shutting down emergency measures for the unhoused. But Philly is home to a powerful housing movement that […]

IME to issue standard salaf bonds to support housing sector

TEHRAN – Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) plans to presell housing units through standard salaf bonds in near future, the IME deputy for economic studies announced. “We will soon see the issuance of standard housing salaf bonds in the capital market to help financing in the housing sector and construction of new housing units in the […]

How Some Of America’s Richest Towns Fight Affordable Housing

Above photo: Ashana Cunningham, center, lives with her wife, India Cunningham, and her three children — Ansoneya Mitchener, 15; Robert Hallums, 12, right; and Brandon Mitchener, 9 — in a three-bedroom apartment in a Bridgeport shelter. Cloe Poisson, special to ProPublica. Separated by design. In southwest Connecticut, the gap between rich and poor is wider […]

Revealed: How Covid Has Made The UK’s Bitter Housing Crisis Even Worse

Covid has made Britain’s desperate housing crisis worse, with the pandemic fuelling a sharp rise in the number of homeless people living in temporary accommodation, HuffPost UK can reveal. Our investigation has identified the shocking rate at which homelessness increased in the early months of the virus outbreak – and looks set to spiral further […]

Demand for public housing spikes, but Israel wouldn’t let that change its plans

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The Looming Housing Crisis Caused by the Global Lockdown

Current state of the Housing Market [embedded content] What to expect as the Lockdown continues.  Evictions and homelessness will gradually increase. Excellent analysis: [embedded content] Please visit our sister site www.vaccinehoax.com Share this: 00 Hits: 20

Israel demolishes tents, shacks housing 74 Palestinians in West Bank firing zone

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UK Court backs housing charity’s ‘Jewish only’ rule, aren’t all equal in Britain?

Home » Europe, Injustice, Social » UK Court backs housing charity’s ‘Jewish only’ rule, aren’t all equal in Britain?     A small legal challenge has turned into a precedent-setting case about whether someone in today’s Britain can be prioritised or denied housing on the basis of their religion. The law isn’t always right and […]

Economist: Weak Economy Driving Strong Housing Market

New home sales blew away expectations in July, coming in at the highest level since 2006. A lot of people take this as a sign of a strengthening economy. Peter Schiff begs to differ. In his podcast, he argued that surging homes sales are actually a sign of a weak economy. Single-family new home sales […]

Wellington the ‘Smart Capital’ of 2040 – looks to build pack and stack housing characteristic of Agenda 2030

This article focuses on Island Bay from the Wellington plan for that word again ‘sustainable’ futures. And as always I reflect on the date the ‘Sustainable’ plans kicked off … 1992 with the Earth Summit & the introduction of Agenda 21. It is intriguing always to note that in its first 30 years we are […]

Make Corporate Landlords Pay For Housing Crisis

By Sofia Lopez and Sara Myklebust, Inequality. August 18, 2020 The Covid-19 crisis has both exposed and exacerbated racial and wealth inequality in the United States. As unemployment skyrockets and tens of millions of Americans struggle with a sudden loss of income, many are unable to pay rents or mortgages and are facing eviction, foreclosure, and […]

As Mass Evictions Loom, Practical Advice For Housing Takeovers

Federal protection against housing evictions has expired and local and state governments are not stepping up to fill in the gap leaving tens of millions of families vulnerable to homelessness during this growing pandemic and deep recession. In Philadelphia and across the country families, out of desperation, are taking over empty publicly-owned housing. It is […]

Housing Prices Rise At Twice The Speed Of Inflation And Pay

Housing Prices Rise At Twice The Speed Of Inflation And Pay Above Photo: FILE PHOTO: A ‘House For Sale’ sign is seen outside a single family house in Uniondale, New York, U.S., May 23, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo After losing over a third of their value a decade ago, which led to the financial crisis […]

After Centuries Of Housing Racism, A Southern City Gets Innovative

After Centuries Of Housing Racism, A Southern City Gets Innovative Above Photo: In Jackson, Mississippi, community land trusts are key to fair and affordable development. Denise Fitzgerald’s property abuts the string of quiet, empty lots that line Ewing Street in Jackson, Mississippi. Recently she was leaf-blowing detritus shed by the enormous sycamore tree dominating the […]

New Zealand: Northlanders Living in Cars as Housing Crisis Hits Hard

New Zealand: Northlanders Living in Cars as Housing Crisis Hits Hard May 21st, 2018 We had a couple with five children turn up to Playcentre. They’re living in tents. They fled Wellington with a plan to build some sort of shack on a small […]

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