Tag: housing affordability

Extra support for vulnerable VIC renters and consumers

Vulnerable and disadvantaged tenants and consumers are set to receive increased Government assistance over the next four years, starting from July.  The Tenancy and Consumer...

Governments are trapped in a cycle of housing policies and prices

Whether house prices have been inflated by limited supply, or because of transfers to investors and homeowners, government policy is now trapped in a...

The best university suburbs for affordable renting and sharing in 2017

The hunt for affordable rental accommodation Each year, thousands of students pour into suburbs across Australia in the hunt for rental accommodation. For a lot...

Affordable rentals near top Australian high schools

Could you afford a rental in a highly-ranked school zone? Rent.com.au has scoped out property prices around some of Australia’s top ranked high schools to...

Opinion: Why housing affordability talk is just hot air

By Martin North, cross-posted from the Digital Finance Analytics Blog: So, suddenly it's politically correct to be discussing “housing affordability”. But talk is cheap, as...

Why every generation feels entitled

It’s a time-honoured tradition for older and younger generations of Australians to argue about whether government is treating them fairly. By John Daley and Brendan...

Reinventing density: co-living, the second domestic revolution

Many housing types are totally at odds with how people live today because people don’t have as many material goods as they used to. By...