UNSW Sydney and ACOSS partnership research shows the impact of the pandemic on long-standing unaffordability, inequality and indebtedness.
Systemic reform for housing policy in Australia is still needed despite innovative emergency responses during the pandemic.
The pledge to build 30,000 homes over the next five years exposes the government's inaction, but it's still only a fraction of the number Australians need.
Projects for 2021 funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute are timely, practical and policy relevant.
A hands-off federal government simply isn't helping.
The Commonwealth government must rethink rent assistance to lift Australians out of housing stress.
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.
There's a program ready. It'd create 30,000 homes and renovate thousands more, creating up to 18,000 jobs.
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.
A social housing stimulus investment program would better facilitate the recovery of lives and livelihoods’ after the pandemic.