UNSW City Futures Research Centre

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Sydney rents fell during the pandemic as investors swapped short-term holiday lettings for traditional rentals, UNSW research shows.

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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.

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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.

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UNSW Sydney has academic experts available to comment on the Federal Government budget announcement.

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NSW is developing a planning policy with the goal of creating healthy places. The policy goals need to be embedded in laws and budgets.

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Projects for 2021 funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute are timely, practical and policy relevant.

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The step-by-step guide helps strata property owners and managers with the process of identifying and rectifying defects in apartment buildings.

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A little support could go a long way to help us stay in our homes and age with grace.

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NSW pet tenancy laws do not reflect the needs of society, with strata by-laws impacting the vulnerable, say UNSW experts.

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Tonight I’ll be having new cycling lanes with a side of bike parking.

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