Posts tagged with Housing

Housing Sales Fall 47% across Top 7 Cities
Dec 2020 , by in News/Views

Housing sales across seven major cities are estimated to fall 47 per cent year-on-year to 1.38 lakh units this year on lower demand because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to property consultant Anarock. New housing supply, too, is likely to fall 46 per cent to 1.28 lakh units in 2020 in seve... Read more...

Britain Adapts Housing Algorithm
Dec 2020 , by in INTERNATIONAL

Britain said it would alter the algorithm it uses to select sites for new homes after critics said the old formula risked a building boom in the rural south at the expense of the industrial north. Britain faces an acute and nationwide shortage of affordable homes, affecting city and countryside a... Read more...

Global Property Markets Had an Amazing Year
Dec 2020 , by in INTERNATIONAL

Despite the pandemic, housing markets are booming like never before. Real house prices (i.e., prices adjusted for inflation) rose in 43 out of the 55 world's housing markets which have so far published housing statistics, during the year to Q3, according to Global Property Guide’s research. Str... Read more...

Eden of the Orient, HK Becoming Unliveable
Dec 2020 , by in News/Views

Belgian photographer Kris Provoost explores the striking juxtaposition of Hong Kong’s “hyper-dense” housing and natural landscapes in his latest photography series, Eden of the Orient that gives an insight into Hong Kong’s unique built environment, which is enveloped by greenery but recognis... Read more...

Housing Is Key To Covid-19 Recovery: UN
Dec 2020 , by in News/Views

In his first report to the General Assembly, the Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing Balakrishnan Rajagopal commended several States that have adopted temporary eviction bans, provided income support to help individuals to cover housing costs or taken steps to house the homeless. ... Read more...

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