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Langley Township Council does the right thing, supports housing the homeless

Rarely does the Township of Langley’s Council come across applications that face explicitly moral decisions, but last Monday was this term’s first true test. In a defining moment, following months of contentious & emotional debates and a lengthy midweek Public Hearing, Council unanimously supported BC Housing’s re-zoning application for Stepping Stone’s supportive housing at 6465 200th Street. 393 more words

Willoughby

Leicester City Council Proposes Yet More Devastating Cuts to Public Services

We all know the story. Tories are cutting services in the name of austerity. Labour Councils are meekly carrying them out, claiming (incorrectly) that there is nothing they can do. 977 more words

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Warrenton puts off vote on code change for worker housing

Decision could set a precedent

Warrenton City Commission delays vote on code amendment that would allow seafood processor to develop new kind of workforce housing. 71 more words

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September Mortgage Delinquencies Begin to Show Effects of 2018 Natural Disasters

The share of home mortgage loan payments that are 30 days or more past due fell from 5% in September 2017 to 4.4% in September 2018, the lowest total on record for the month. 415 more words

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No Bubble Here! How New Mortgage Standards Are Helping

Real estate is shifting to a more normal market; the days of national home appreciation topping 6% annually are over and inventories are increasing which is causing bidding wars to almost disappear. 284 more words

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Reconsidering Single Family Zoning | Oregon Office of Economic Analysis

As policymakers, builders, and the market work to solve the housing supply issues, a key question everybody asks is what type of housing do we need? 88 more words

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Marni Soupcoff: Wow, looks like government intervention can backfire! Who knew?

Could the city of Toronto really have overestimated its revenue from its land transfer tax by almost $100 million?

It has been a common government refrain for years now — and from all levels of government, mind you — that something must be done to cool the city’s housing market. 820 more words

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