In a stipulated judgment filed on February 16, HUD has permanently set aside the Small Area Fair Market Rent (FMR) suspension. Last summer, using authority in the Small Area FMR regulation, HUD suspended the mandatory implementation of Small Area FMRs for 23 of 24 designated areas. 55 more words
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Differing ideas about housing ‘reform’
To the editor:
My principal difficulty with Harvey Epstein’s “Living in NYC isn’t a privilege,” opinion, Town & Village, Feb. 1, is his omission of what has brought us an “unprecedented housing crisis.” Mr. 701 more words
B.C.’s finance minister is not ruling out tweaks to the aggressive suite of new real estate taxes unveiled in Tuesday’s budget.
The comments came in the wake of some concern that the NDP’s plan could knock the bottom out of the province’s real estate market. 542 more words
In hearing the phrase “a roof over your head,” most people likely imagine a few things beneath that roof.
A kitchen table. A television, maybe. At the very least, a bed. 386 more words
Congress indirectly diluted the tax incentives for building affordable housing — a change that’s predicted to result in a quarter of a million fewer units. 53 more words