Sunday, May 29, 2011

New Normal favors renting

"New Normal" Favors Renting, Requires Updated Housing Policy
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "new normal" favors more renting, which requires new thinking about our housing policy, according to speakers at the National Multi Housing Council's (NMHC) Mid-Year Apartment Strategies/Finance ...
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The new normal
Hamilton Spectator
Her parents, Todd, 36, and Julie Dow, 33, say this became the new normal for their family three years ago. That's when they discovered Katie has cystic fibrosis a genetic disease that hinders digestion and causes thick mucous to build in the lungs. ...
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Calif. School Permits Transgender Propagandist in Classroom
The New American
"Though to many this may seem extreme," he said, "based upon some of the bills now pending in the Capitol, such as SB 48, this will be the new normal in California's K-12 public schools." What is that "new normal"? The goal of Gender Spectrum, again, ...
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East Palo Alto's largest landlord looks to sell
Palo Alto Online
by Gennady Sheyner For residents at the Newell Court apartments in East Palo Alto, change has become the new normal over the past two years. In the fall of 2009, the sprawling apartment complex in the city's Woodland Park neighborhood was in disarray ...
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Rent After Foreclosure? Yes, You Can.
Huffington Post (blog)
Another change in the "new normal" is the income/rent ratio. Younger managers are astonished when told that in the 1990s a "safe" ratio was that a renter should have gross income four times the rent. Today, when many people spend half their after-tax ...
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Weekly Review: Is Inflation Behind Terrible Economic data?
Durable goods is not a driver in the new normal economy contributing less than 5% of employment - but has contributed to the economic growth since the last part of 2010. Most of the employment growth has come from the service end of the economy. ...
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Halting our debt binge will be painful
WELCOME to the new normal. For years, the UK economy has been fuelled by the unsustainable accumulation of debt, public as well as private. Now that the cheap money bubble has burst, and consumers, firms and the government can no longer go on borrowing ...
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New Scrutiny on Expense Accounts
Inside Higher Ed
Recognizing that what may seem like a reasonable expense to a college board may appear different to district taxpayers, some community colleges are looking for ways to bring their presidents' spending in line with what they call the “new normal” in ...
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Poles View Obama Visit Through Lens of Generation
New York Times
“There is an attempt to create a new configuration, a kind of 'new normal' between the US and Poland,” said Andrew Michta, director of the newly opened Warsaw Office of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Instead of being the loyal, ...

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