housing affordability

social housing apartment tower block against a blue sky

Australian state governments are struggling to meet growing demand for low-cost housing as cost-of-living pressure rises.

Townhouse with a leased sign out the front

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

Australian coins and notes

UNSW has academic experts available to comment on the federal government budget announcement.

A homeless person sits on a platform overlooking a Melbourne street

Australia faces economic problems down the road if three big, structural reform areas – housing affordability, the tax mix, and decarbonisation – are not addressed.

australia suburb aerial view

A new UNSW report recommends a Royal Commission and broader RBA remit to address the effect of soaring house prices on productivity, economic instability and inequality.

frame sits on the upper level of a two-storey house under construction

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.

van overlooking a sunset on a lake

Campervans and caravans are in right now, but the reality of mobile living is often not quite what it seems. 

rental signs outside a block of units

Analysis of online listings on common online platforms shows even modest reductions in Airbnb listings increased supply of longer-term rentals. The result was lower local rents.

sydney housing estate

The latte line shows the socioeconomic divide in Sydney's East and West. 

tiny house

There has been significant growth in small house living, but that doesn’t mean Australia should go big on them.

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