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We need more flexible housing for 21st-century lives

The Great Australian Dream, underpinned by private home ownership, is a concept from the 19th and 20th centuries. Via The Conversation - By Kirsty Volz (PhD Candidate, The...

Vital Signs: so far, it’s more of a house price blip...

Home prices slid in 2018, in some places by quite a lot. Via The Conversation - By Richard Holden (Professor of Economics, UNSW). Disclosure statement: Richard Holden does...

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....

Renters beware: how the pension and super could leave you behind

How we fund retirement in an ageing century ought to worry all of us. But one group of us should be much more worried...

Ideas of home and ownership in Australia might explain the neglect...

In Australia, when we think of home, we think of ownership. This normalisation of home ownership is reflected in the “Great Australian Dream”, the...

To make housing more affordable this is what state governments need...

House prices might now be falling, but Australians’ anxiety over housing affordability is not. Price falls of a few percentage points in Sydney and Melbourne...

‘Just like home’. New survey finds most renters enjoy renting, although...

One in every four Australian households rents, and it’s not just those on low incomes. Via The Conversation - By Steven Rowley (Director, Australian Housing and Urban...

Five ways to reduce waste (and save money) on your home...

On average, renovating a home generates far more waste than building a new one from scratch. Via The Conversation - By Deepika Mathur (Researcher in sustainable architecture, Charles Darwin...

Life as an older renter, and what it tells us about...

The New South Wales government has introduced a bill to reform the Residential Tenancies Act. This act sets out the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in...

When falling home ownership and ageing baby boomers collide

Until now, the majority of older people in Australia have achieved the goal of owning their own home outright. Via The Conversation - By Rachel Ong...