Chris Martin

for lease sign on a white display outside of a residential building

It’s often claimed that reforming tenancy laws to better protect tenants will drive landlords out of the market, leading to fewer rental properties. A new study finds no evidence to support the claim.

sign of lease at front of old residential house

Now is the time for governments to review tenancy laws to better protect tenants.

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.

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