How Australia handles airbnb, Stayz in a housing crisis

As more Australians find it more difficult to get housing and the costs of goods and services skyrocket, local and state governments have turned their significant legislative weaponry on short-stay accommodation providers. Some municipalities have increased rates for properties listed on platforms such as airbnb and Stayz, while state governments have capped the number of … Read more

South Coast Council implores holiday home owners to rent out properties as housing crisis escalates

A coastal New South Wales community is begging 7,500 holiday home owners from Canberra and Sydney to make their properties available to renters to alleviate the region’s housing crisis. Most important points: More than a third of all houses in the Eurobodalla are second homes of people from outside the area The council is urging … Read more

County’s Rental Assistance Program Struggling To Keep Up

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — More Tucsonans are struggling to stay in their homes as rents continue to rise. County Supervisor Sharon Bronson fears they’re not getting the help they need. “As we head into what appears to be a recession, it’s going to be tougher for tenants and landlords,” Bronson said. Her office has received … Read more

Half of Provo’s home sellers just cut their asking price – these 19 housing markets aren’t far behind

Half of Provo Home Sellers Just Lowered Their Asking Price – These 19 Home Markets Aren’t Far Behind | Fortune You must enable JavaScript to view this site.

It’s a lot like a housing bubble: how your local housing market compares to 2007, as shown by 4 interactive charts

It’s a lot like a housing bubble: how your local housing market compares to 2007, as shown by 4 interactive charts | Fortune You must enable JavaScript to view this site.

Campsite residents battle the cold winter as they struggle with homelessness on NSW’s south coast

A holiday site on the south coast of New South Wales has been hit by a wave of residents left homeless this winter. Most important points: Robert Butler, 37, says the cold is the hardest part of camping life Eurobodalla Homelessness Support Service manager Danea Cowell says many people are just surfing on the couch … Read more

Echuca-Moama rental crisis deepens as the search for solutions continues

Rob Cathcart has lived in a converted 30-bedroom motel for over six years. Most important points: Echuca’s home prices are up 24 percent in the past year, above the ABS national average Rents have risen by 20 percent The University of Melbourne has used the tourist city as a case study to seek an affordable … Read more

The economic shock on the housing market is getting bigger: the mortgage interest rate of 6% seems close

The economic shock on the housing market is getting bigger: the mortgage interest rate of 6% seems close | Fortune You must enable JavaScript to view this site.

Have you moved to the outskirts of Hamilton from Halton, Peel or Toronto? We want to hear from you

Spectator reporter Steve Buist wants to speak to people who have moved from Halton, Peel or Toronto to the suburbs of Hamilton, Ancaster, Waterdown, Stoney Creek and Glanbrook in the past five or six years, for a story about migration patterns. What brought you to Hamilton? What has been your experience? If this appeals to … Read more

Who will buy the KLF’s nightmarish £250,000 model village?

Lundon wants the containers to become the centerpiece of de Florrie’s proposed community-led housing development, which she hopes will breathe new life into the neglected area. She and Cauty first crossed paths in 2015, when the ADP was part of Banksy’s Dismaland Bemusement Park in Weston-super-Mare. “We couldn’t get tickets to take our youngsters. We … Read more