Posts Tagged ‘housing’

With eyes on ‘erasing’ Green Line, Yamina introduces plan to fix housing crisis

ETZ EFRAIM, West Bank — Yamina party leaders on Wednesday introduced their plan to solve Israel’s housing crisis, proposing the construction of over 110,000 new apartments in the northern West Bank that would serve as home to half a million Israelis. “The Tel Aviv metropolitan area is almost as crowded as Gaza and as expensive […]

Why The Fed Is Compelled To Cut Rates – Housing, Housing, Housing!

Authored by Charis Hamilton via Econimica blog, The Annual Growth Of Potential Home Buyers Is Decelerating To Near Zero And Will Remain There For The Next Decade. The Annual Growth of Potential Sellers is Surging and Will Continue To Do So Over The Next Decade. A Surplus of Homes Are Being Built Versus The Minimal […]

Berlin’s Government Is Making Housing Unaffordable

Authored by Maurus Adam via The Mises Institute, As a reaction to an extremely tight housing market, the government of the German capital of Berlin has introduced price controls on rents which took effect on June 18, 2019. For the next five years, rents cannot be increased. This interventionist measure, made by a coalition of […]

74% Of US Housing Market Unaffordable For Average American

ATTOM Data Solutions published its 2Q19 US Home Affordability Report, which reveals median home prices last quarter weren’t affordable for the average American in 74% (353 of 480 counties) of the counties analyzed. The most unaffordable counties, the reported noted, were in Los Angeles County, California; Cook County (Chicago), Illinois; Maricopa County (Phoenix), Arizona; San […]

Palestinian neighborhoods in Jerusalem are targeted for increase in housing demolitions

Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing Palestinians warned of accelerated demolitions in Jerusalem IMEMC/Agencies 18 June — The Jerusalem Center of Socio and Economic Rights, Monday, warned of the escalation of Israeli demolitions in occupied Jerusalem, noting it bears the nature of a collective form of punishment. The director of the center Zeyad […]

Existing Home Sales Tumble YoY For 15th Month – Worst Run Since Housing Crisis

After April’s disappointing drop in all segments of the home-sales data, existing home sales were expected to rebound (again) in May and surprised modestly to the upside. Existing home sales rose 2.5% MoM to 5.34mm in May (and saw a modest upward revision in April) However, existing home sales have declined on a YoY basis […]

How The Coup In Venezuela And The US Housing Crisis Are Inextricably Connected

How The Coup In Venezuela And The US Housing Crisis Are Inextricably Connected Above Photo: Work crews demolish a derelict block as Baltimore tries to reduce its sea of boarded-up properties, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. David McFadden | AP Trump’s war against Venezuela has triggered reflection on our country’s priorities. While Trump demands more missiles, residents […]

UN Recognizes Venezuela Among Top Nations For Right To Housing

UN Recognizes Venezuela Among Top Nations For Right To Housing Above Photo: UN-Habitat is holding it’s first Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss sustainability around the world. | Photo: Twitter: @KCBGroup “The GMVV continues to be an example to the world that housing in Venezuela is a social right, rather than a commodity,” The United Nations […]

Existing Home Sales Tumble YoY For 14th Month – Worst Run Since Housing Crisis

Existing home sales were the odd one out in March (falling as new- and pending-home-sales spiked) but expectations were for a catch-up rebound in April, but did not, dramatically missing the expectation of a 2.7% rise by dropping (again) by 0.4% MoM… This 0.4% decline comes after existing home sales fell 4.9% MoM in March […]

Red planet residence: NASA unveils prize-winning printable pods for housing humans on Mars

Proposed by New York-based company AI SpaceFactory, the strange structure is designed to be printed from recycled substances and materials found on-site during deep space explorations to the moon, Mars or beyond, to build sustainable housing for adventuring humans. AI SpaceFactory emerged the victor after a scaled-down model of their project came out on top […]

New Housing Data Warns The Era Of Double-Digit Home Price Gains Is Over

Following last month’s disastrous starts and permits data, Tuesday’s release of the S&P/Case–Shiller US National Home Price Index hinted at a nasty slowdown in all 20 metropolitan regions the index tracks, indicating that the era of double-digit growth is coming to an end. Case-Shiller’s 20-City Composite expanded at just 3.00% YoY in January (just above […]

The Radical Way Berlin Plans To Solve Its Housing Crisis

  Berlin ― A sea of placards streamed across Berlin’s Alexanderplatz, a large public square under the shadow of the city’s massive TV tower, with bold messages daubed in paint and printed across placards. “The City Belongs to Us!” “My Home, Not Your Profit!” “I Don’t Want to Move!” Thousands of people took to the streets […]

Mayors agree, Congress should invest in affordable housing

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Merry Christmas, Israel is building 2,191 new settlement housing units on Palestinian land

A man waves a Palestinian flag waves near the West Bank settlement of Ofra, near Ramallah (photo credit: Issam Rimawi/Flash90) In 2018, the government advanced thousands of housing units, including most which can be found in isolated settlements deep inside the West Bank, outside Israel’s pre-1967 borders. These are settlements that, in any two-state solution, Israel […]

MSU Professor & US Secretary Of Housing Disclose Reality Of The Black Budget & Extraterrestrials

The Facts: A Michigan State University economist teamed up with multiple researchers, including Catherine Austin Fitts, former assistant secretary of Housing and Urban Development and they found trillions of unaccounted for dollars missing from housing & D.O.D Reflect On: Do we really live in a world with honest government transparency? How can we claim to […]

Israel to build 20,000 new housing units in Jerusalem

The Israeli authorities have approved plans to build 20,000 new settlement units throughout Greater Jerusalem, Israeli media reported Wednesday. According to the Israeli Broadcasting Authority, most of the planned homes will be built in areas occupied by Israel since the 1967 Middle East War. The project, the broadcaster said, is expected to cost some 1.4 […]

How The Ultrarich Can Help Fix The Affordable Housing Crisis

A growing number of people invest in real estate they never intend to occupy and push up prices for the rest of us. Cities should make them pay. Down the street from my office, a luxury residential tower is rising, the fifth such project in Boston in the last decade. The 61-story “One Dalton Place” […]

Housing Crash 2.0? Experts Warn That “The U.S. Housing Market Looks Headed For Its Worst Slowdown In Years”

By Michael Snyder Is the United States heading for another absolutely devastating housing crash?  It has been 10 years since the last one, and so many of the exact same signs that immediately preceded the last one are starting to appear once again.  Back in 2007, home prices were absolutely soaring and it […]

Displacement Battles On Two Continents Show How We Can Reshape The Politics Of Housing

Communities can do more than just put a Band-Aid on the problem of gentrification and displacement, and a panel of researchers who held a forum at the Democracy Collaborative’s offices in Washington discussed the best thinking and work happening on both sides of the Atlantic to keep housing affordable for everyone. In a panel entitled “The […]

The Housing Market: A Bigger Bubble Than 2008 Is Popping

By Dave Kranzler The XHB homebuilder ETF is decisively below three key moving averages after it knifed below its 50 dma last week. KB Homes reported a big earnings and revenue “beat” on Thursday after the market closed. The stock soared as much as 9% on Friday. Per the advice I gave my […]

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