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Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?
Residential
Tuesday September 18 2018

Is the Supply-Side Argument a Con?

In classic economics, prices are determined by supply and demand.

Build More Homes, Improve Affordability
Residential
Tuesday September 18 2018

Build More Homes, Improve Affordability

Housing affordability is about supply and demand.

Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability
Zoning
Friday March 16 2018

Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability

Prices of vacant residential land in places such as Sydney and Melbourne are surging amid signs of critical land shortages in those capitals, dashing hopes in...

Mid-Level Bureaucrats Responsible for Adding Costs to Housing
Residential
Tuesday November 28 2017

Mid-Level Bureaucrats Responsible for Adding Costs to Housing

At the end of September, South Australian Labor Premier Jay Weatherill announced that the bidding process by the private sector to develop the former Royal Adelaide...

The Gordian Knot of Affordable Housing
Residential
Thursday November 9 2017

The Gordian Knot of Affordable Housing

Stendhal, the famed 19th Century French Realist, once observed that “only great minds can afford a simple style.”

Diverse Housing Crisis Demands Diverse Solutions
Residential
Wednesday November 8 2017

Diverse Housing Crisis Demands Diverse Solutions

With different groups having different needs, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to fixing Australia's housing crisis.

Help the Homeless – Bring Back a Rental Subsidy Scheme
Residential
Tuesday September 5 2017

Help the Homeless – Bring Back a Rental Subsidy Scheme

The reinstatement of a National Rental Affordability Scheme could help both the housing crisis and Malcolm Turnbull's image among voters. In a recent article, Robert Pradolin...

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.

Follow the Money: Time for a Royal Commission
Residential
Wednesday August 23 2017

Follow the Money: Time for a Royal Commission

The advice to ‘follow the money’ to uncover the trail of beneficiaries in any illicit scheme is a strategy that has been proven to work for...