Even China's 1.4 billion population can't fill all its vacant homes, says ex-official
As of the end of August, the combined floor area of unsold homes stood at 648 million sq m, the latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows.
Canada govt, pressured over housing shortage, tells cities to do more
The Canadian government under pressure over a lack of affordable housing says those who cooperate will receive federal cash.
Are Chinese houses for speculation now? Property investors say no
While it is early days, the market so far remains unconvinced that the sector has turned a corner with real estate agents reporting subdued transactions even in China's biggest cities.
Singapore home prices rise despite cooling measures
The tightening was the latest in a series of attempts to tame runaway prices that have stirred discontent among residents of one of the world's most expensive cities.
Address wealth gap among ethnic groups, academic says on national housing policy
Nizam Mahshar says the nation's diverse demographics, comprising multi-ethnic communities and varying income classes, are disregarded in development plans.
Number of delayed, abandoned housing projects expected to increase
Deputy minister Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir says 110 delayed projects, 435 sick projects, and 112 abandoned projects had been identified as of March 31.
Singapore hikes property stamp duties to cool property market
This includes a doubling of stamp duties for foreigners to an eye-watering 60%.
Thousands protest in Portugal over housing crisis
Portugal is one of Western Europe's poorest countries, with government data showing more than 50% of workers earned less than €1,000 per month last year.
Govt defends consultation of Singapore housing experts
Minister Nga Kor Ming says that quality, not quantity, is the main problem in Malaysia's public housing sector.
Govt's move to bring in Singapore housing experts on Dewan Rakyat agenda
Other questions will be raised on social media applications, disaster management agencies and the University and University College Act 1971.
Can Singapore-style HDB homes work in Malaysia?
Experts are split over the recent invitation to Singapore's Housing and Development Board to review Malaysia's housing policy.
Indonesia to break ground for US$2.7 billion housing project in new capital in Q2
Authorities have already started building basic infrastructure in the area, with an aim to start relocating some government administration and civil servants in 2024.