The main driver of homelessness in Australia is housing costs – post-COVID rents, house prices and interest rates are all much higher. To house everyone, the housing system needs a major overhaul.
UNSW and ACOSS partnership launches an international review of housing and homelessness policies.
UNSW Sydney and ACOSS partnership research shows the impact of the pandemic on long-standing unaffordability, inequality and indebtedness.
Sydney rents fell during the pandemic as investors swapped short-term holiday lettings for traditional rentals, UNSW research shows.
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.
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.
UNSW Sydney has academic experts available to comment on the Federal Government budget announcement.
NSW is developing a planning policy with the goal of creating healthy places. The policy goals need to be embedded in laws and budgets.
Projects for 2021 funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute are timely, practical and policy relevant.
The step-by-step guide helps strata property owners and managers with the process of identifying and rectifying defects in apartment buildings.