One in four Australian households now rent their homes in the private rental market. Flexibility and lifestyle are key reasons some choose to rent even if they can afford to buy a home.
The rising number of people using rental housing need improved protection as the market diversifies into niche services, says a new UNSW study 10 years in the making.
Affordable rental options for low-income households in Sydney need to be drastically improved according to City Futures Research Centre.
As the private rental market grows and property management is hit by disruption, more needs to be done to improve renters’ experiences, new research has found.
UNSW-led research has found that Australia and Germany have similar negative gearing policies yet experience very different housing market outcomes.
Chris Martin explains how a review of international housing rental markets has found aspects that Australia could emulate – and avoid.
Paying to use a living room by the minute is the future of urban city living – we just haven't realised it yet, writes Christian Tietz.
Australian private renters' have less security of tenure under the law than renters in most other comparable countries, write Alan Morris, Hal Pawson and Kath Hulse.