Tag: housing affordability

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, and vacuum around their unmade bed.

Victorians’ vote on rental reform a good guide for Queensland

After a 9-week consultation into the current rental laws in Queensland, the Palaszczuk Government has received a record-breaking 130,000 responses from Queenslanders wanting to...

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...

Tiny home prompts larger discussion about housing choices

A tiny home will hit the road tomorrow as part of a public campaign to raise awareness of housing choice in Western Australia. Housing Minister...

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

Homeownership rates are declining across Australia, especially among the young. An increasing proportion of low-income earners are in rental stress.

Suburb growth: The biggest movers and shakers around Australia

This week, we look at the capital city suburbs that have recorded the largest rises and falls in rents over the past quarter. You might...

Australia’s foreign real estate investment boom looks to be over. Here...

Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) reported this week that foreign residential real estate approvals dropped significantly in the 2016-17 period. By Dallas Rogers - Program...

Hobart now Australia’s most unaffordable city for tenants, new report finds

An index that measures rental affordability relative to household income has found Hobart is the least affordable capital city in Australia for tenants. The Tassie capital...