The Gordian Knot of Affordable Housing
Stendhal, the famed 19th Century French Realist, once observed that “only great minds can afford a simple style.”
Balancing Apartment Affordability with Amenity
With housing affordability being such a hot topic in Sydney, the Urban Taskforce undertook some research to see if the well-meaning amenity standards that determine apartment...
The Shared Economy Model in Housing
The world’s most popular cities have a serious affordability problem. People of normal means have no hope of ever buying a home in places like Sydney...
Could the Build-to-Rent Model Solve Our (Affordable) Housing Woes?
The build-to-rent industry is gaining strength in the United States and Europe, but it has a minimal footprint in Australia.
Housing Affordability: A Key Policy Focus for 2017?
Housing affordability has again become a policy issue of national focus and debate.
Affordable Housing Opportunities in Australia
Around the world, housing authorities and government treasury/ finance/ taxation/income revenue and planning and infrastructure departments are struggling to find the...
Comparing Housing Crises: Israel and Australia
In Israel, as in Australia, the words ‘housing crisis’ are often front page and centre in the local press.
Housing Affordability: A Policy ‘Catch-cry’ For 2017
Housing affordability is firmly on the policy radar in 2017. This crucial policy topic may not always be accurately discussed, but it is pleasing to observe...
The Politics Of Planning For Affordable Housing
With the price of the average home spiralling upwards in Australian cities, politicians are being flushed out at federal, state and local levels.