affordable housing

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Another affordable housing pact between the Commonwealth, states and territories came into effect this month. But with no new funding, the agreement may be different from predecessors in name only.

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Affordable rental options for low-income households in Sydney need to be drastically improved according to City Futures Research Centre.

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Based on research comparing projects across the country, a new assessment tool calculates cost-effective ways to fund affordable housing to meet specified needs in different markets.

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Affordable housing projects are being shaped by bespoke and constrained funding rather than actual needs, UNSW researchers have found.

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Chris Martin explains how a review of international housing rental markets has found aspects that Australia could emulate – and avoid.

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UNSW's Dean of Built Environment Helen Lochhead will review major development proposals in south-western Sydney after her appointment as Chair of one of five Sydney Planning Panels.

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The government guarantee on affordable housing is a crucial part of affordable housing policy and could catalyse efforts for a national housing accord, write Julie Lawson, Hal Pawson and Vivienne Milligan.

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Rent-based housing models and carbon-neutral skyscrapers are among the projects of almost 100 UNSW Masters of Architecture students on show this week.

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Housing policymaking hasn’t gone smoothly since Tony Abbott sidelined the experts by scrapping the National Housing Supply Council in 2013, write Hal Pawson and Oliver Frankel.

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Housing problems are multidimensional and extend well beyond our capital cities, write Chris Martin and Laurence Troy.

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