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Generation Share: why more older Australians are living in share houses

An increasing number of older Australians are living in share housing. A relatively new group to emerge on the share-housing scene, they are choosing...

Report recommends more multi-residential construction in WA

Western Australia's housing construction activity will remain flat in 2018-19, with a subdued recovery expected to continue next year and into 2020-21, a leading...

Renting consultation casts a spotlight on billion dollar bond industry

The Palaszczuk Government’s Open Doors to Renting Reform consultation is casting a spotlight on Queensland’s multi-million dollar bond industry in its final week before...

$2b housing scheme to provide affordable housing for Queenslanders

A new Palaszczuk Government scheme that unlocks $2 billion worth of equity will provide more social and affordable housing for Queenslanders. MEDIA RELEASE Minister for Housing...

Average home size hits 22-year low, but VIC homes still top the list

Victorians are building the biggest houses in Australia, ahead of the Australian Capital Territory, Western Australia and Queensland, CommSec reports. New data analysis by CommSec shows the...

Measures of household and family relationships to be tested for 2021 Census

More contemporary measures of household and family relationships, including shared care of children is just one of eight new topics to be tested for the 2021...

Australia needs to triple its social housing by 2036. This is the best way...

Australia needs to triple its small stock of social housing over the next 20 years to cover both the existing backlog and newly emerging need. Via The Conversation - By Julie Lawson (Honorary...

Housing finance numbers tumble: REIA

The September 2018 housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the number of loans for housing continues to decline,...

Government beefs up protection for rental housing investors, urges Labor to back changes

The Morrison Government today made regulatory changes to the $3.1 billion National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) to provide investors with much-needed protection and security. MEDIA...

Diversity and high density in our cities

This is a podcast discussing topics raised in our series, Australian Cities in the Asian Century. These articles draw on research, just published in a special...