If we recognised social housing as infrastructure as essential as transport links, schools and hospitals, not properly investing in it could become unthinkable.
Labor has made a substantial commitment to tackling inequality in Australia, but has taken a second-best approach to overcoming the huge shortfall of social housing.
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.
Affordable rental options for low-income households in Sydney need to be drastically improved according to City Futures Research Centre.
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.
Affordable housing projects are being shaped by bespoke and constrained funding rather than actual needs, UNSW researchers have found.
Chris Martin explains how a review of international housing rental markets has found aspects that Australia could emulate – and avoid.
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.
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.
Rent-based housing models and carbon-neutral skyscrapers are among the projects of almost 100 UNSW Masters of Architecture students on show this week.