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It's a great idea, the cost of living is strongly correlated to the cost of housing, & it is very localized. If jobs don't pay enough to make housing affordable, they're being subsidized by the community.
It's a great idea, the cost of living is strongly correlated to the cost of housing, & it is very localized. If jobs don't pay enough to make housing affordable, they're being subsidized by the community.
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"If the Federal Reserve’s low interest rates lead to trouble, the reason might be climbing asset prices rather than consumer prices."
"If the Federal Reserve’s low interest rates lead to trouble, the reason might be climbing asset prices rather than consumer prices."
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"Is it possible to import growth without also importing housing problems? “I can’t point to a city that has done it right.”"
"Is it possible to import growth without also importing housing problems? “I can’t point to a city that has done it right.”"
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The underlying health of the economy is, and always has been, measured by the health of the labor market.
The underlying health of the economy is, and always has been, measured by the health of the labor market.
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"Work “nooks,” sanitizer-stocked mudrooms, and other new features might soon appear in American houses—for those who can afford them."
"Work “nooks,” sanitizer-stocked mudrooms, and other new features might soon appear in American houses—for those who can afford them."
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"Eviction moratoriums don’t keep arrears from piling up, and aid to renters may not reach the most vulnerable."
"Eviction moratoriums don’t keep arrears from piling up, and aid to renters may not reach the most vulnerable."
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A coalition of charities have called on SNP finance secretary Kate Forbes to commit more cash to building social housing when she unveils the Scottish _...Read More_
A coalition of charities have called on SNP finance secretary Kate Forbes to commit more cash to building social housing when she unveils the Scottish _...Read More_
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>"Several weeks of rising rates are dousing what was incredibly high demand for refinancing, according to Mortgage Bankers Association _...Read More_
>"Several weeks of rising rates are dousing what was incredibly high demand for refinancing, according to Mortgage Bankers Association _...Read More_
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>"Housing policy can ensure a sustainable economic recovery by focusing on five outcomes."
>"Housing policy can ensure a sustainable economic recovery by focusing on five outcomes."
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“The long, long bull market since 2009 has finally matured into a fully-fledged epic bubble, featuring extreme overvaluation, explosive price increases, frenzied issuance, and hysterically speculative investor behaviour, I believe this _...Read More_
“The long, long bull market since 2009 has finally matured into a fully-fledged epic bubble, featuring extreme overvaluation, explosive price increases, frenzied issuance, and hysterically speculative investor behaviour, I believe this _...Read More_
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>"Our latest snapshot of key economic indicators shows travel down and inflation up amid double-dip recession"
>"Our latest snapshot of key economic indicators shows travel down and inflation up amid double-dip recession"
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This should be an important first step in a conversation about how speculative finance has affected the right to a home.
This should be an important first step in a conversation about how speculative finance has affected the right to a home.
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"We are simply facing a housing shortage, a major housing shortage," says Lawrence Yun, the chief economist at the National Association of Realtors which tracks home sales. "We need to build more homes. Supply is critical in the current _...Read More_
"We are simply facing a housing shortage, a major housing shortage," says Lawrence Yun, the chief economist at the National Association of Realtors which tracks home sales. "We need to build more homes. Supply is critical in the current _...Read More_
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Property is increasingly king again as wages have stagnated in inflation-adjusted terms. _...Read More_
Property is increasingly king again as wages have stagnated in inflation-adjusted terms. _...Read More_