Public housing

After “years of neglect”, a movement towards social housing

CEO of ACTCOSS, Dr Emma Campbell. Photo: Holly Treadaway. THE ACT government is spending $30 million to deliver promised social housing and $57.3 million to undertake social housing repairs in this Emma Campbell, CEO of ACT Social Services Council (ACTCOSS), describes as “a long-awaited and desperately needed response to the ACT housing crisis”. “The ACT […]

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The Ombudsman investigates the vacancy rate of public housing

File photo. The Ombudsman is investigating the Department of Housing as the vacancy rate for some social housing has reached up to 60%. Winnie Chiu Wai-yin, the ombudsman, announced an immediate investigation on Thursday to review arrangements for senior housing (HSC) and converted single person units (C1P) by the Housing Department. HD information showed […]

Public service

Government accepts invitation for further talks with civil service unions hours after announcing industrial action ballot campaign

The government accepted an invitation for further talks with civil service unions just hours after announcing a coordinated campaign of protest votes. The unions have also received an invitation from the Workplace Relations Commission, but are asking for clarification on whether the government side is “flexible in its position in order to reach an agreement”. […]

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Thousands of people applied for public housing in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – The window is now closed for applicants to join a waiting list for public housing in the city of Savannah. Before the closing of applications for social housing in Savannah, more than 2,000 applications had already been submitted. That’s less than 24 hours after opening the window. Yolanda Fontaine, the Savannah […]

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People and Public Service – Cody Baynori

ON THE HILL is the official Victory Congress intern blog. Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of LGBTQ Victory Institute. Learn more about the internship at winnerinstitute.org/vci. ———————————– Public service is not easy, it can be heartbreaking. As I begin to focus on my career, I know I want to help those who were […]

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56 vacancies, check posting, eligibility and how to apply here

Nagaland Civil Service Commission Recruitment 2022: 56 Vacancies, Job Verification, Eligibility and How to Apply Here Nagaland Civil Service Commission Recruitment 2022: The Nagaland Public Service Commission has called for applications to fill the 56 (fifty-six) vacancies of Assistant Principal/Junior Education Officer through a limited departmental review under the Department of School Education. Applicants will […]

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Roses and Raspberries: Recycling Decision Yields Sour Fruits and Roses for the Public Service | Editorial

raspberries City of Santa Maria, which denied residents the ability to redeem their state-mandated recycling depots on bottles and cans. This week, the city council rejected a permit for a redemption center to be placed in the Foods Co. parking lot. Such centers were operated in two other grocery store parking lots in the city […]

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Halifax desperately needs new social housing after 50-year stall, expert says

A renewed focus on building social housing would help vulnerable people affected by the housing crisis, according to a retired Dalhousie University urban planning professor. Jill Grant said effective social or public housing is built with public funds and subsidized so people pay rent based on their income – not a percentage of average rents […]

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People in Public Service: Gertrude Nelson and the Olympia School District

On April 21, 1918, the people of Olympia gathered to celebrate the ongoing construction of the new Olympia High School building on what is now Capitol Way. As Joseph Wohleb, the building’s architect, hoisted the American flag on the site’s mast, a teacher sang the “Star Spangled Banner.” Her name was Gertrude Nelson and she […]

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I grew up in HLMs in the North. The system is not working for Indigenous people

This first person chronicle is written by Katłįà Lafferty from Yellowknife. Learn more about CBC North’s first-person chronicles here. I recently traveled to Geneva where I attended the 90th session of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. I was there to express my concerns about the routine placement of children in […]

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Civil servants union negotiators recommend ‘coordinated campaign’ including industrial action ballots – The Irish Times

Civil service union negotiators have recommended a coordinated union campaign on civil service pay, backed by strike votes, to address the impact of soaring inflation on low and middle incomes. In a letter to members of the Irish Trades Union Congress’s Public Services Committee (PSC), the committee’s chief negotiators say the government is breaching the […]

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A Public Service Profile for Housing Affordability by Chris Coudriet

New Hanover County is growing. It is an undeniable fact. And while growth is inevitable, ensuring it provides affordable opportunities for a range of families at different income levels is something the Board of Commissioners is committed to making possible. This year, Commissioners made a significant political commitment in the enacted budget and dedicated $3 […]

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Ethiopia: Addis city administration cancels public housing lottery due to ‘intrusive tech assault’

Addis Ababa: The Addis Ababa City Administration canceled the recent public housing lotto under the city government’s condominium savings scheme known as 20/80 and 40/60 and was on the about to be distributed to thousands of the city’s inhabitants. The mayor’s office said yesterday that the lotto had been revoked entirely after allegations of technological […]

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News: Addis City Admin cancels public housing lotto due to ‘intrusive tech assault’

Officials announcing the cancellation of the recent condo lotto for Addis Ababa city residents. Photo: mayor’s office Addis Ababa : The Addis Ababa City Administration canceled the recent social housing lotto under the city government’s condominium savings scheme known as 20/80 and 40/60 and was about to be distributed to thousands of city residents. The […]

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Students Submit Joint Statement to Public Service Commission – Technical

On Friday, July 1, Tech’s Students Organizing for Sustainability (SOS) jointly submitted a statement to the Georgia Public Service Commission advocating for increased clean energy investment with a coalition with 13 other organizations of sustainable development led by undergraduate students in the state of Georgia. . The coalition submitted the joint statement in hopes of […]

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Singapore and Mongolia deepen cooperation in public housing and social security reform

SINGAPORE – Singapore will help Mongolia develop affordable and sustainable social housing and reform its social security system under two agreements signed Thursday (July 7th). Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai witnessed the signing of the two MoUs between his government and the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) at the Fullerton Hotel. He is in Singapore until […]

Public welfare

Public welfare is government’s priority: Prime Minister Shehbaz

Prime Minister Shehbaz said public welfare projects are the government’s priority The Prime Minister was addressing the inauguration ceremony of the Green and Blue Line bus service PM says inflation has been high for four years in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif said Thursday that public welfare projects were the government’s priority. The […]

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Don’t Let the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Deadline Surprise You

To date, the Civil Service Loan Cancellation Program has canceled a total of $7.3 billion in student loans for more than 127,000 borrowers. After the rule changes in October 2021 and again in april this year, student loan relief has been extended to even more public servants – such as teachers, government employees, first responders […]

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🌱 Roanoke Public Housing Crisis + Botetourt County Rabies Warning

Happy 4th of July, Roanoke! Here’s a quick rundown of everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. High: 87 Low: 71. 👀 For local businesses and merchants: Attract more customers to Roanoke by sponsoring this daily newsletter, which is read by the same people you are trying to reach. Click here to find […]

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DR. DENNIS CURRY: The shortage of public housing for seniors in Nova Scotia is a permanent disgrace

DR. DENNIS CURRY • Guest review Dr. Dennis E. Curry is a political commentator and resident physician in psychiatry. He practices in Ontario. He received his MD from Dalhousie University in 2021. Subscribe to his newsletter at https://denniscurry.substack.com/ Nova Scotia is no stranger to change, and last year’s out-of-the-box majority mandate for Premier Tim Houston […]