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What sort of housing do older Australians want and where do...

Australia faces a massive challenge delivering suitable housing for an ageing population. The nation is expected to have nearly 50% more people older than...

Focus on managing social housing waiting lists is failing low-income households

A need to manage waiting lists, rather than ensuring positive outcomes for tenant households, strongly influences social housing policy, newly published research finds. This situation...

Australia’s social housing policy needs an investment overhaul

Australia will need another 730,000 social housing dwellings in 20 years if it is to tackle homelessness and housing stress among low-income renters. Via The...

What it’s like to be a pensioner renting privately as housing...

A growing number of older Australians don’t own their homes. And whether they are private renters or live in social housing can make a...

More than Two Thirds of Aussie Renters Undecided about Who to...

New data from Australia’s no. 1 website dedicated to rental property, Rent.com.au, has revealed what’s on the minds of renters ahead of the 2019...

Housing Policy Reset is Overdue, and Not Only in Australia

Federal and state elections in coming weeks provide a timely moment for Australians to reflect on the increasingly obvious failure of governments to manage...

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...

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...

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...

Why Adult Children Stay at Home: Beyond the Myths of Kidults,...

We’ve all seen it in the movies: overgrown “kidults” living at home while their parents pick up their dirty laundry, cook their meals and vacuum around...