Finding stable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing prison leavers. Access to public housing flattens the curve on recidivism.
In Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, housing cooperatives help both renters and those wanting to own a secure, high-quality home. Better housing options for Australia are waiting in plain sight.
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.
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.
NSW pet tenancy laws do not reflect the needs of society, with strata by-laws impacting the vulnerable, say UNSW experts.
Housing is our first line of defence against coronavirus, so leaving someone homeless increases the risk for everyone. Australia should follow other countries in imposing a moratorium on evictions.
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.