Chris Martin

protester holding a rent control now sign at a housing crisis rally

Regulating rent increases could provide cost-of-living relief for those feeling the biggest squeeze.

close up of a real estate sign board with text for sale among suburban houses

The $20 billion spent on assistance may have benefited existing home owners more than new home owners, a new report finds.

Townhouse with a leased sign out the front

UNSW and ACOSS partnership launches an international review of housing and homelessness policies.

A house in regional Australia

UNSW Sydney and ACOSS partnership research shows the impact of the pandemic on long-standing unaffordability, inequality and indebtedness.

A dog owner hugging her dog on the bed.

Strata law and tenancy law experts explain how the end of the blanket ban on pets in strata affects pet ownership.

New medium-density housing in Penrith NSW

Projects for 2021 funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute are timely, practical and policy relevant.

Homeless man looking out to street

A hands-off federal government simply isn't helping.

Close up of young woman taking keys from real estate agent after signing rental lease contract

The Commonwealth government must rethink rent assistance to lift Australians out of housing stress.

Person holding French Bulldog and plant sitting on couch in apartment.

NSW pet tenancy laws do not reflect the needs of society, with strata by-laws impacting the vulnerable, say UNSW experts.

renting

Representatives of tenants and agents agree that leaving individuals to try to sort out rent reductions has created a mess. It calls for government to step in to look after both renters and landlords.

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