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Why Falling House Prices do Less to Improve Affordability Than You...

Housing prices are falling in Sydney and Melbourne, so housing must be becoming more affordable – right? Via the Conversation - By Chris Leishman (Professor...

Why Outer Suburbs Lack Inner City’s ‘Third Places’: A Partial Defence...

One of the stark differences between neighbourhoods in the inner city and outer suburbs in Australia is the quality and type of retail offerings. By...

Opinion: Why Labor’s Proposed Changes to Negative Gearing Hurts Their Own...

It is true that housing affordability is a major concern for many Australians, and hence is still featuring as a key topic in the...

Is Social Housing Essential Infrastructure?

We know that safe, adequate, affordable and appropriate housing is essential for our health, well-being and social and economic security. Via The Conversation, by Kathleen Flanagan...

Head Start For Homeowners Makes a Big Difference For Housing Stress

Housing affordability changes over the years for homeowners, but this has been largely ignored. The focus has mostly been on entry-level affordability for home...

Life In a Tiny House: What’s It Like and How Can...

Mention “tiny house” in any social gathering and people almost always say, “Oh I love tiny houses.” The enthusiasm for tiny houses isn’t matched, however, by...

‘Growth’ of Community Housing May Be An Illusion. The Cost-Shifting Isn’t.

Southern Cross Housing, a non-profit community housing provider, took over management of just under 1,000 public housing dwellings on the New South Wales South...

How Moving House Changes You

Many people move in the summer months, but not everyone realises that moving starts a process of identity transformation that never really stops. Via The...

Tracking the rise of room sharing and overcrowding, and what it...

The proportion of households experiencing rental stress is on the rise across Australia’s major cities. High rental prices have been driving an increase in shared housing....

New creatives are remaking Canberra’s city centre, but at a social...

The new economy and new technology are changing Canberra’s city centre, Walter Burley Griffin’s design legacy of 100 years ago. While the central area is becoming an...