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2022-02-12
1.  Is Housing A Bubble That's About To Crash?  

2022-05-02


ZeroHedge News
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Is Housing A Bubble That's About To Crash? Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, We are all prone to believing the recent past is a reliable guide to the future. But in times of dynamic reversals, the past is an anchor thwarting our progress, not a forecast. Are we heading into anothe...

2.  These Are The 10 Cities Seeing The Steepest Home-Price Declines  

2022-05-03


ZeroHedge News
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These Are The 10 Cities Seeing The Steepest Home-Price Declines Double-digit monthly price growth for the US housing market could soon slow as skyrocketing mortgage rates trigger an affordability crisis that has caused fewer and fewer buyers to bid on homes in some metropolitan areas.  “What goes u...

3.  After Berliners Voted to Nationalize Housing, City Hall Isn’t Delivering  

2022-05-02


Jacobin Magazine
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September 26, 2021 was a bittersweet date for many Berliners. That day, a groundbreaking referendum to nationalize the properties owned by the city’s largest real estate companies passed with a resounding 59.1 percent majority — sparking jubilant disbelief among residents and housing campaigners acros...

4.  Permanent Capital Captures Housing  

2022-04-26


Real Progressives
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Look at the organized workers of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) who collectivized and industrialized food production, and ended the seasonal famines that had plagued their countrymen for most of history.

5.  Venezuela’s Great Housing Mission Achieves Major Milestone Of Delivering 4 Million Homes  

2022-04-11


Popular Resistance
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On April 7, the socialist government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro celebrated the delivery of a record 4 million homes to its citizens as part of a social housing program called the Great Housing Mission of Venezuela (GMVV). During a joint radio and television broadcast, President Maduro emphasize...

6.  Where Do We Go? The Increasing Scarcity of Affordable Housing in America  

2022-03-16


Counter Punch
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The United States is facing an expanding gap between how much workers earn and how much they have to pay for housing. Workers have faced stagnant wages for the past 40 years. Yet the cost of rent has steadily increased during that time, with sharp increases of 14% to 40% over the past two years. More Th...

7.  Never a police officer around when you want one – unless you’re an oligarch | Marina Hyde  

2022-03-15


The Guardian
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When squatters occupied Oleg Deripaska’s house in Belgravia, there was no talk of a lack of resourcesDidn’t you love the pictures of a column of Metropolitan police officers running towards Oleg Deripaska’s house like it was a five-storey Greggs? Here they come, trotting with intent, a phalanx of shirt-sleeved...

8.  Ocasio-Cortez Digs Into Private Equity for Buying Houses and Jacking Up Rents  

2022-03-09


Truth Out
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Regular homebuyers are “competing against the largest private equity firm in the world to purchase a home,” she said.

9.  A Quarter of Young Americans Say Medical Debt Forces Them to Skip House Payments  

2022-02-28


Truth Out
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The financial difficulties younger Americans face are indicative of deeper problems in the U.S. health care system.

10.  Priced Out of the Market and Other Housing Woes  

2022-02-25


Counter Punch
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If you’re a person of average means, you may have noticed the disappearance of affordable housing. It was bad before covid, when a person earning minimum wage couldn’t rent a one-bedroom apartment in any city in the U.S. But what about middle-income people, home-buyers? Well, melancholy news for the...

11.  Black Brooklyn Family Fights Attempted Eviction — Gentrification Is Violence  

2022-02-20


Left Voice
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Sherease Torain and Queen Afua have been forced to fight to keep their home after a case of deed theft. Gentrification is violence. The post Black Brooklyn Family Fights Attempted Eviction — Gentrification Is Violence appeared first on Left Voice.

12.  Soaring Rents Eat Americans' Wage Increases... And Then Some  

2022-02-20


ZeroHedge News
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Soaring Rents Eat Americans' Wage Increases... And Then Some Authored by John Rubino via DollarCollapse.com, US headline inflation exceeded 7% in 2021. But rent increases put the Consumer Price Index to shame, soaring an average of 13.5%. And within that already-brutally-high average, there were som...

13.  Single-Family Home Rents Surge At Fastest Pace Ever  

2022-02-15


ZeroHedge News
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Single-Family Home Rents Surge At Fastest Pace Ever New data from CoreLogic Inc. shows rental prices for single-family homes soared to an all-time high in 2021. This comes as on-time rent collections deteriorates as households are pressured by soaring shelter, food, and energy inflation.  CoreLogic'...

14.  Canada’s Real Estate Market is a Giant Pyramid Scheme  

2022-02-15


Surviving Tomorrow
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The northern frauds are about to lose all of their smart young peopleContinue reading on Surviving Tomorrow »

15.  When Private Equity Becomes Your Landlord  

2022-02-14


Popular Resistance
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Daniel Cooper could barely afford a tiny apartment at the 13-story Olume building in downtown San Francisco. But the expansive view from the roof deck captivated him. Raised in a small city in Kentucky, Cooper was struck by the grandeur of the skyline before him, from the soaring heights of Salesforc...

16.  We Can Decommodify Housing Through Eminent Domain  

2022-02-14


Jacobin Magazine
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After trying to get an appointment for months, Rene AlexZander and four of his neighbors went to Los Angeles city councilmember Paul Krekorian’s office in December 2021. There, they met with Krekorian and members of his staff to discuss an unprecedented proposal: that the city acquire their buildin...

17.  Rethinking Land And Relation In Berlin’s Struggle For Housing Justice  

2022-02-13


Popular Resistance
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Across Europe, affordable housing is being pushed farther and farther out of reach. Homes are increasingly owned not by the people who live in them, but by companies who rent them out for profit. Housing is no longer treated as a public good, but as a commodity and vehicle for wealth and investment. I...

18.  Why you can't afford a place to live  

2022-02-12


Alternet.org
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Want to rent a place in Manhattan? Buy a house in the Sun Belt? Live virtually anywhere in the U.S.? That’ll cost you more than ever before.It’s easy to suppose that the reason is another Wall Street movie moment where Gordon Gekko argues for the beneficence of greed. And, yes, that’s part. But the dynamic...

19.  First-Time Homebuyer Affordability Worsens As Mortgage Rates Jump Most Since 2013 Taper Tantrum  

2022-02-12


ZeroHedge News
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First-Time Homebuyer Affordability Worsens As Mortgage Rates Jump Most Since 2013 Taper Tantrum  Housing unaffordability soared to a three-year high and could progressively worsen as the monetary wonks at the Federal Reserve prepare for one of the most aggressive (and possibly most ambitious) rate hik...

20.  1 in 7 Homes Sold Last Year Was Purchased by Wall Street  

2022-02-11


Surviving Tomorrow
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How long before they own everything?Continue reading on Surviving Tomorrow »

21.  The Compounding Hazards of Housing Stasis  

2022-02-08


California YIMBY
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What happens when Americans can no longer afford to move? A new paper by psychologists Buttrick & Oishi (2021) argues that a U.S. national decline […] The post The Compounding Hazards of Housing Stasis appeared first on California YIMBY.

22.  It’s Only a Housing Market if You Can Move: Evidence from Helsinki  

2022-02-08


California YIMBY
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A new study by researchers in Helsinki confirms prior research showing that new market-rate housing construction can reduce local rents by making it easier for […] The post It’s Only a Housing Market if You Can Move: Evidence from Helsinki appeared first on California YIMBY.

23.  Netherlands: Struggle For Affordable Housing Intensifies  

2022-02-07


Popular Resistance
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Progressive sections in the city of Amersfoort, Netherlands took to the streets demanding affordable housing on January 30. Activists from various youth & student groups, feminist groups, trade unions and political parties marched for housing rights on the call of #Woonrevolte Amersfoort, a housing right...

24.  Wealthy California town cites mountain lion habitat to deny affordable housing  

2022-02-05


The Guardian
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Officials in Woodside – a mansion-filled, tech entrepreneur enclave – claim wildcat land keeps them from building multi-unit homesAt first glance, the town of Woodside may look more like a sprawl of mansions built on big-tech billions than crucial habitat for threatened California mountain lions.Bu...

25.  Home Is Where the Money Is  

2022-02-04


California Expose
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Documentarian Giorgio Angelini explores the shaky foundation of America’s housing industry. The post Home Is Where the Money Is appeared first on .

26.  Collins: Will the housing market slow down in 2022?  

2022-01-27


San José Spotlight
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Overall, 2021 was one of the hottest years for the housing market in a decade. Low-interest rates were the key driver of the market and consumers redefined what “home” meant to them. The pandemic continues to have a lasting impact on the real estate market. We see consumers’ desire for more space an...

27.  Why renters are uniquely vulnerable to climate disasters  

2022-01-25


Grist
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The U.S. housing market is tight — and 40 percent of rental units are in the path of disaster.

28.  Americans Are Forming Tenant Unions In Backlash Against Corporate Landlords  

2022-01-23


ZeroHedge News
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Americans Are Forming Tenant Unions In Backlash Against Corporate Landlords The resurgent American labor movement is coming for America's landlords. Perhaps taking a cue from the warehouse workers, digital-media employees and Starbucks baristas who have waged high-profile unionization drives over th...

29.  Lee Camp: Secret Corruption Behind Worst Fire In Decades  

2022-01-22


scheerpost.com
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On this week's episode of Redacted Tonight, Lee Camp covers the hidden truth about the Bronx fire that killed 17.

30.  Why do the super-rich treat affordable housing in the Bronx as a lucrative asset class?| Annia Ciezadlo  

2022-01-14


The Guardian
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Affordable housing should never have become an asset class for the rich to make returns on investments. Of course this system is brokenIn New York, some things never change. If you die in a fire, it’s always your fault. When a fire started in a heater and ripped down the hallway of an apartment buildin...

31.  The Real Estate Industry and New York Progressives Are Headed for a Showdown  

2022-01-12


Jacobin Magazine
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This year, New York State politics will, in many ways, look radically different. For the first time since 2010, a state legislative session will begin without Andrew Cuomo looming over it. Cuomo, who resigned in disgrace last year, was a remarkably dominant force and the primary roadblock to any sor...

32.  Bronx apartment building where recent blaze claimed 17 lives had numerous building code violations and tenant complaints  

2022-01-13


World Socialist Web Site
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In addition to automatically-closing fire doors failing to function properly, violations involving broken or defective fire-retardant material were also recorded.

33.  Activists Say Greed, Neglect Are to Blame for Bronx Fire That Killed 17 People  

2022-01-12


Truth Out
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The city is blaming a faulty space heater. Housing advocates say it's the lack of safe, affordable public housing.

34.  Chronic Underfunding of Public Housing Is Putting 1.2 Million Families at Risk  

2022-01-13


Truth Out
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Thanks to Congress's neglect, the backlog of unfunded repair projects has ballooned to an estimated $80 billion.

35.  Berliners Win Vote To Expropriate Housing From Corporate Landlords  

2021-12-27


Popular Resistance
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On 26 September, Berliners voted to expropriate housing from corporate landlords. This referendum became possible after years of struggle to make housing in the city affordable and available to all again. To understand the issue and the movement that led to this vote, Peoples Dispatch spoke to Anisi...

36.  Rural America Is Facing an Invisible Eviction Crisis  

2021-12-27


Truth Out
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In places where rental assistance has been slow to be delivered, eviction cases are piling up. No one’s tracking it.

37.  This Real Estate Bubble Is Just Getting Started  

2021-12-01


Surviving Tomorrow
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House prices will continue to soar for the rest of our livesContinue reading on Surviving Tomorrow »

38.  Community Owned Real Estate  

2021-11-29


Popular Resistance
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In this episode, I speak with executive director Noni Session about how EB PREC is garnering support to shift real estate ownership from extractive developers into the hands of the BIPOC community in Oakland and the East Bay. She shares the difference between a permanent real estate co-op and land trust...

39.  The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Dead, but TC Energy Still Owns Hundreds of Miles of Rights of Way  

2021-07-01


Inside Climate News
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When Richard Johnson heard that the Keystone XL pipeline had been canceled earlier this month, he felt a surge of relief. Johnson’s ranch lies directly on the pipeline’s planned route through the sandy plains of eastern Nebraska, and he had been tangling in court with the developer ever since the corporation used eminent domain to […]

40.  Dutch cities want to ban property investors in all neighborhoods  

2021-09-05


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The large municipalities in the Netherlands plan to make wide use of a legislative amendment that will allow them to designate neighborhoods where investors won't be allowed to buy cheap and medium-priced homes and rent them out, NOS found after surveying the municipalities.  This legislative amendment is expected to take effect on January 1. The intention is to give people looking for a home a better chance of finding one on the tight Dutch housing market. Last year, a third of all homes sold in the four large cities were bought by investors. 

41.  Dems Scored Real Estate Cash Before Letting Eviction Ban Expire  

2021-08-04


The Daily Poster
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Democrats received a million dollars from a real estate mogul just before failing in their “relentless campaign” to extend a lifeline to struggling renters.

42.  Capitalism’s Core Problem: The Case for Universal Property  

2021-10-24


Evonomics
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Capitalism’s most grie­vous flaws are, at root, problems of property rights and must be ad­dres­­sed at that level. The post Capitalism’s Core Problem: The Case for Universal Property appeared first on Evonomics.

43.  Berliners in favor of measure to expropriate 240,000 flats  

2021-09-27


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BERLIN (AP) — Voters in Berlin backed a controversial proposal for the Berlin city...