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A homeless person sleeps on a bus stop bench in downtown Los Angeles

G20 in Grip of “Collective Amnesia” Told to Fix Housing Crisis

By Emma Batha LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Leaders of the world's richest countries must urgently fix the global housing crisis and stop treating residential property as...
A general view of Peng Chau island and nearby islands, viewed from Lantau, in Hong Kong

Rising Sea Levels, Storm Surges Pose Risks for Hong Kong’s Artificial...

HONG KONG (Reuters)  As Hong Kong recovers from one of the strongest typhoons in decades, a controversial plan to build a vast artificial island is...
New Zealand softens ban on foreigners' home ownership in amended bill

New Zealand Softens Ban on Foreigners’ Home Ownership in Amended Bill

WELLINGTON (Reuters) New Zealand's government on Tuesday softened its stance on foreign ownership of homes, rewriting a proposed law banning non-residents from investing in...
A woman, known only as Margaret and claiming to be homeless, holds a sign as she begs for money on a main street in central Wellington

Left Behind – Why Boomtown New Zealand Has A Homelessness Crisis

By Jonathan Barrett and Charlotte Greenfield WELLINGTON (Reuters) New Zealand's dairy-fuelled economy has for several years been the envy of the rich world, yet despite...