apartment living

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The combination of higher-density living and increasing cultural diversity means we need to think about how to build social cohesion and make the most of the opportunities of apartment living.

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When disputes and other problems of apartment living arise, low-income households’ options are often limited, write Hazel Easthope, Laura Crommelin and Laurence Troy.

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Residents of high-density housing might value features such as balconies, but when roads get busy they increase exposure to pollution, write Christine Cowie and Guy Marks.

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High-density housing may be the answer to Sydney's urban sprawl but it risks creating an unsustainable society where many apartment dwellers are unhappy in their homes, new research has found.