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Builders Must Fight for Affordable Housing
Residential
Wednesday January 31 2018

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
Residential
Tuesday December 19 2017

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
Residential
Tuesday November 21 2017

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
Business
Tuesday September 12 2017

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
Residential
Thursday September 7 2017

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?
Residential
Wednesday August 30 2017

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
Residential
Wednesday August 30 2017

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
Residential
Wednesday August 30 2017

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
Residential
Tuesday July 25 2017

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...

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Mar 13 2018
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.

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Residential
Mar 6 2018
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...

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Residential
Feb 2 2018
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...

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Residential
Jan 19 2018
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...

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