City Futures Research Centre

Jane McAdam

Scientia Professor Jane McAdam leads the list of UNSW Sydney recipients of 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours.

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UNSW Sydney researchers in Engineering, Science, and Arts, Design & Architecture have been awarded five grants in a new round for industry collaborations.

Homeless man looking out to street

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

People sleeping rough on the streets

Australia found shelter for more than 33,000 rough sleepers and other homeless people during the pandemic, but a coming surge in homelessness demands a comprehensive national housing strategy.

Construction of apartment block

There's a program ready. It'd create 30,000 homes and renovate thousands more, creating up to 18,000 jobs.

Sydney apartment building

The fallout from COVID-19 for housing and homelessness just adds to the urgency of fixing the long-standing ills of the housing market. The well-being of Australia's economy and people depends on it.

public housing block

Ghettos of crime, drugs and vice? Full of people bludging off the state? That's typical of the unfair stigma attached to public housing, and it distracts us from more fundamental issues.

Building in construction

A social housing stimulus investment program would better facilitate the recovery of lives and livelihoods’ after the pandemic.

social housing

The pandemic has brought to a head deep-rooted problems with how housing is provided in Australia. Fortunately, the solutions can play a central role in the national recovery process.

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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