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Is the true crisis in the UK housing market a rental one?

Analysis of the UK housing market often begins and ends with a consideration of house prices. There has been plenty to discuss in that area since the Bank of England pushed the start button for rises back in July 2012 with its Funding for (Mortgage) Lending Scheme which conveniently for the UK establishment provided a subsidy for the banking-sector too. 1,551 more words

General Economics

Generation Rent

We’ve got a plan to give Generation Rent a better and more secure future

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Luxury rents may drop 8-10%

The slowdown in demand for high-end homes has exacerbated the already weak leasing market, said a Colliers International report.

In Q1 2015, the average monthly gross rent for luxury and super luxury apartments fell 2.2 percent quarter-on-quarter, following a 0.8 percent drop on quarter in Q4 2014. 145 more words

Rental / Lease


A-Z Blogging Challenge – Theme: Homelessness

O =Ordinary

Although the theme of this challenge is homelessness I want to explain a little more about what it has meant to me. 530 more words


16 Apr 2015 (AFR) - Sydney rents remain at record peak as demand builds up - rental prices stay at highest-ever levels in first quarter

(16 April 2015, AFR, p3, by Michael Bleby )

‘Sydney rental prices held at their highest-ever levels in the first quarter as soaring residential investment failed to dent the city’s pent-up demand for housing.  46 more words

1.Market Observations

Tell Mayor de Blasio to Support Small Businesses

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation has made it super easy to tell Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Mark-Viverito to support Intro. 0402-2014, the Small Business Jobs Survival Act (SBJSA).  170 more words

New York

Housing isn't merely an investment opportunity but it is where people live

Over the last couple of weeks I have written a lot about affordable rents, about “truly affordable rents”, social rents, etc. I have mentioned social landlords, social housing, housing associations, and so on. 66 more words