Minimum standards for new housing to form part of the drafted National Construction Code...

Building ministers have agreed to include a national minimum standard for new housing as part of the...

Home prices are climbing alright, but not for the reason you might think

It’s tempting to think home prices are soaring because there aren’t enough homes. But...

Housing affordability is a problem. Here’s why super-for-housing isn’t a solution

The idea that young Australians should be able to dip into their super to help buy their...

Could tiny house living be an important response to housing affordability?

Heather Shearer, Author provided Despite early forecasts of a COVID-driven slump, house prices are now surging in many parts...

Income shocks when COVID payments end and rental stress soars

Many Australians whose jobs were decimated by the COVID business shutdowns will soon be waking up to...

Homeless numbers set to rise again: We need to be smarter about housing people

Australian parliaments produce many committee reports, but only occasionally does one deserve to be described as a...

Thousands of students are ‘hot-bedding’ in Australia

International students commonly share bedrooms so they can afford the rent. What is perhaps...

Victoria’s rental law changes: Repairs, modifications and property conditions

Victoria's new rental laws on repairs, modifications and property conditions have been summarised and categorised below to help you see how they will affect you.

Victoria’s rental law changes: Starting a tenancy, living in and leaving a property

If you rent a home in Victoria, new laws coming into effect on 29 March 2021 will change your rights and responsibilities.

Build-to-rent surge will change apartment living for Australians, but for better or worse?

Australia’s emerging build-to-rent sector is growing — “booming” by some accounts with a 70% jump in value in the past year.