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The experiments providing homes around the world

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Innovation and big, bold ideas are required as much now as in the postwar years in Britain, when conditions across the country for too many were shockingly poor, even if their homes had not become rubble. In response, high-quality house building was ...

Cheap homes are history in Sydney - ‎9 hours ago‎
“It was a bit of a dump when we bought it, but we spent a year fixing it up and now it's a great home close to everything we need,” Mr Morley said.

Government risks giving away billions through Starter Homes policy, charity warns - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Government risks effectively giving away billions of pounds through the controversial starter homes policy unless vital changes are made to the legislation, a charity has warned.
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Housing in crisis: council homes were the answer in 1950. They still are

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
From the late 1950s, private sector output is quite consistently within a range of 150,000 to 200,000 homes per year (a figure often given - which changes remarkably little over time - is that Britain needs 250,000 new homes a year.) Council housing ...
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Melbourne storm: Trees uprooted, homes damaged by out-of-season weather

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Strong winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Victoria overnight, with hundreds of residents calling the State Emergency Service (SES) for help.
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NSW Government abandons 24/7 nursing in aged care homes

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The requirement for NSW aged care homes to have a registered nurse on duty around the clock for frail residents will be abandoned after the Baird Government decided it was the federal government's problem.

Power restored to thousands of homes

The Advertiser - ‎5 hours ago‎
More than 3000 homes in Noarlunga Downs, Lockleys, Underdale, Christie Downs and O'Halloran Hill faced a power outage as strong winds blew in from the west.

Homes in Sulphur Springs get safety improvements

FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay - ‎4 hours ago‎
TAMPA (FOX 13) - Hundreds of volunteers descended on Tampa's Sulphur Springs neighborhood Saturday to roll up their sleeves and help make improvements on 38 homes. Everything from fresh coats of paint to new door knobs and motion detection lights ...

Millennials' almost impossible quest: Buying homes in Boulder County

Boulder Daily Camera - ‎12 hours ago‎
The disconnect in saving habits and the real cost of buying a home was shocking, said study author Andrew Woo, data scientist at Apartment List - particularly among older millennials (27 to 35) who are more likely to want to buy within three to five ...
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Kenya building collapse: Nearby residents asked to leave homes

BBC News - ‎15 hours ago‎
People in Nairobi have been asked to leave their homes near a six-storey building that collapsed in heavy rain, killing at least 12 people.
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The future of Aussie homes is exactly opposite what you'd expect

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Growing up during the space race the future looked like a very different place to what it is now we're here. Back then, The Jetsons seemed like a very realistic look forward.
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2 fires around Ausitn leave homes with heavy damage - ‎7 hours ago‎
AUSTIN - The Austin Fire Department responded to two house fires in the last 24 hours that left more than $250,000 in damage to the two homes. Austin Fire responded to the first house fire on the 780 block of Oakdale Drive in Sunset Valley around 11 p ...

Queen dragged into row over building homes on greenfields of Yorkshire - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Queen has been dragged into a row over plans to build scores of new homes on her land near a nature reserve in Yorkshire to meet local housing targets.
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Aust campaign offers homes to Manus detainees

Sky News Australia - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
As government officials prepare to fly to Papua New Guinea for talks, an online campaign is offering to make room in Australian homes for male detainees on Manus Island. The fate of about 850 men remains unclear three days after PNG Prime Minister ...

Here are 7 gorgeous '80s-era homes for sale

The Week Magazine - ‎17 hours ago‎
The contemporary home features a central fireplace in the main living space, hardwood floors, an open kitchen, and partial views of Woodridge Lake.

Volunteers rehab Blue Island seniors' homes

Chicago Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Living at home was starting to become dangerous for two Blue Island senior citizens but thanks to the rehab work done by volunteers, life is now a lot safer and livable, they said.

Women's Build Week builds homes for those in need

WesternSlopeNow - ‎3 hours ago‎
"From the beginning to the end it's just amazing." said Siccily Burrows, a soon to be home owner. Sicily is one two by four closer to her permanent home. "We moved to Mesa County about three years ago for medical necessities. My Mother law found ...

Bang for your buck homes: Sydney's best train stations by price

Domain News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Sydney home buyers have to pay big money for the convenience of a short train trip from the city, but there are pockets of value around some stations, new research shows.
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Women come together to repair homes for women in need

WIAT 42 - ‎9 hours ago‎
Saturday, a group women volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's to make repairs to homes in the East Lake community.

Doorbell surveillance can help homeowners keep eye homes

KMBC Kansas City - ‎7 hours ago‎