Category Archives: Home rate

Governor Signs Equity-Based Nursing Home Fee Reform Legislation

Picture File CHICAGO — Governor Pritzker signed equity-based nursing home tariff legislation yesterday in hopes of improving care for nursing home residents across Illinois. The legislation holds facility owners accountable by tying new funding to improving care for vulnerable residents. The funding increase will now be tied to staffing levels as well as a new […]

AARP IL Statement on Passage of Nursing Home Rate Reform Bill

Contact: Vikki Ortiz, Director of [email protected]; (312) 956-4117 Monika Wnuk, Deputy Director of State [email protected] (312)-458-3611 Statement from AARP Illinois State Director Philippe Largent on the passage of the nursing home rate reform bill: “AARP Illinois commends the Illinois General Assembly for passing the Nursing Home Fee Reform Bill, providing nursing home residents with the […]

Second Home Rate Locks Are On The Rise – NMP

In the first quarter of 2021, the percentage of second home mortgage rate locks hit an all-time high, with the second home share reaching 5.7%. Subsequently, the percentage of second homes locked fell to 4.6% in the second quarter and 4.5% in the third quarter. But the share of second home transactions rebounded in the […]

North Carolina DOI Reaches Settlement on Mobile Home Rate Hikes

The North Carolina Department of Insurance settled a months-long disagreement with the state’s rating bureau over mobile home insurance rates, resulting in an increase of about half of what insurers wished. Commissioner Mike Causey Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced this week that the overall statewide average increase would be 12.5% ​​for mobile home fire policies […]

Increase in rate of Indigenous children outside the home in Vic

Indigenous children are 20 times more likely to be removed from their homes than other Victorian children, according to a new state government report. The 2020 Indigenous Affairs Report, tabled in Parliament on Thursday, highlights an alarming increase in the number of First Nations children in state care. In mid-2020, 2,450 Indigenous children in Victoria […]

State agrees to settle Pioneer Home tariff case

Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson. Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – A case that challenged the legality of massive rate hikes at Pioneer Homes in the state has been settled out of court, Attorney General Kevin Clarkson said. Many of the issues raised in the case were muted when the governor enacted House Bill 96 last week. […]

Alaska Senate Considering Bill To Reverse Pioneer Home Rate Hikes

The Sitka Pioneer Home was the first of its kind. Five others operate in Ketchikan, Juneau, Anchorage, Wasilla and Fairbanks. (Photo by Emily Kwong / KCAW) Last September, residents of six Pioneer homes across Alaska saw their rates jump 40 to 140 percent. This has left some seniors in dire financial straits. Juneau resident Brad […]

Carl Sandburg Residential Rate Rise? Visit numbers?

Today’s bundle of burning questions, my smart answers, and the real deal: Question: In a recent Citizen Times, there was an article regarding the Carl Sandburg House in Flat Rock. The article was about the possible increase in rates for visiting the house and reducing the number of people on a given visit. I visit […]

DBS FHR-18 Fixed Rate Hike on February 1, 2018

Increase in the fixed rate of fixed domicile DBS FHR-18 It’s official, DBS FHR is in place. DBS increased its FHR-18 fixed rate from 0.6% to 0.8% on February 1, 2018. The fixed rate is linked to the fixed deposit rates that DBS offers to its depositors. FHR-18 stands for Fixed Home Rate indexed to […]

Residential interest rate hikes “run out of steam” – AA | Latest news

Home insurance rates continued to rise in the third quarter of 2017, according to the latest figures from the AA British Insurance Premium Index. But the AA said domestic interest rate hikes “were running out of steam” as competition controlled increases. The average premium for combined buildings and home contents coverage – based on the […]

Vancouver Real Estate: Vacancy Rate Has Stable Since 2002, City Report Says

The percentage of vacant homes in Vancouver has remained stable over the past 14 years despite long-standing complaints that investors are buying homes and leaving them empty, according to a new report released this morning to city council. The report indicates that Vancouver’s vacancy rate was 4.9% in 2002, compared to 4.8% in 2014, which […]