Builders Must Fight for Affordable Housing
In 2015, a study by international housing charity Habitat for Humanity revealed that a whopping 1.6 billion people worldwide did not have adequate housing and that...
Impact Investing Must be Better Understood for Affordable Housing
Specific financing instruments and forms of impact investing must be better understood as must different groups of vulnerable household cohorts if impact investing is to make...
Queensland Needs 53,000 Social and Affordable Homes Over Ten Years
Queensland must build at least 53,000 new social and affordable homes over the next decade to meet the needs of vulnerable and low-income households, the state’s...
Housing: Responding to Australia’s Population Explosion
Australia’s relative social and economic success – we hold the record for the longest run of uninterrupted economic growth – is founded in large part on...
Housing Affordability is Getting Lost in Politics
In an amazing debate in the NSW Parliament on Thursday, August 3, the Liberal Party, the Labor Party and the Greens competed to see who could...
Tent City: Is This the New Nimbin of Public Housing?
Recently, the press has shown revealing and emotional interviews with those occupying the prestige locale of Martin Place in Sydney.
Australian Dream is Dead: CEDA Report
The great Australian dream has turned into a housing affordability nightmare that could last another 40 years.
Apartment Slump Pushes Home Sales Down
Significantly fewer new apartments were sold in Australia in July, contributing to a slide in new home sales for the month.
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...
Affordable Housing Close to City Brings Billions in Economic Benefits
NSW could unleash more than $17 billion in economic gains through providing more affordable housing closer to the city, a new report has found.
Low Carbon Homes for Low Income Households
When Chris White and Chelsea Mclean moved into their newly rented home in Ballarat last July, what they found was not pleasant.
SA Labor Pledge Affordable Housing
Labor has targeted aspiring home owners and those who rely on public housing in a $150 million pledge ahead of Saturday's South Australian election.
Cutting Migration Not the Answer to Affordable Housing
The housing industry has backed a new report into housing affordability calling for more supply but has cautioned against a cut in the migration intake to...
Anti-development Approach Will Reduce Housing Supply
The announcement that Mirvac is pulling out of a proposed housing development in the Hills Shire is a response to the anti-development approach taken by the...
Ryerson Architecture Students Tackle Student Housing Crisis
Ryerson’s Department of Architectural Science (DAS) is hosting this years edition of its annual collaborative exercise, CEx18 DWELL, focused on increasing the housing capacity for students...