Tasmania has an estimated rental housing shortfall of 29,200 households across the state. Especially in disadvantaged rural areas, local councils have had to step in to help house residents locally.
South Africa needs to review its four years decision to exclusively deliver housing through megaprojects.
Housing affordability is one of Australia’s great unsolved problems. Some households can make adjustments to cover high housing costs, but the ones deprived of essentials are under real stress.
Even though house prices have risen substantially over recent decades, housing affordability for those with mortgages or own their houses outright hasn't worsened
Environmentalists and climate hawks are cheering, but many experts aren't excited about the state making rooftop solar panels mandatory on most new homes beginning in 2020.
The patterns of Airbnb listings in Australia's biggest cities suggest impacts on rental housing are likely to be biggest in high-end areas that appeal to tourists. Low-income areas are less affected.
New Zealand's coalition government in its first budget has treated public policies as investments, with the goal of improving social and environmental outcomes.
Health, housing and education get funding boosts in the fiscally conservative first budget delivered by New Zealand's coalition government.
If the RBA continues to sacrifice its inflation target on the altar of financial stability risks, inflation expectations and our wages growth will continue to languish.
Middle-class houses in the US have grown ever larger. The average single-family home is almost twice the size of a home in the 1960s. It's time to consider the downsides of sizing up.
A decade after the launch of a national campaign against homelessness, the trends are all going the wrong way. A new annual report highlights what's gone wrong and what must be done.
The administration's proposed changes to a decades-old housing program supporting the poorest Americans would jack up rents and deepen poverty in the US.
More than 750,000 additional specialist homes will be required by 2035, in England alone, to deal with the shortfall.
Apartments are cheaper to heat, have better views and use land more efficiently.
Millennials can't count on MPs to act in their interest – unless more of them take to the ballot box.
You'd perhaps expect property investors not to mind foreign investors who might push up prices. More surprisingly, house hunters are also more supportive than those who are not looking to buy.
Where people live in the US is still often influenced by racial discrimination. Is the federal government doing enough to carry out the vision of the civil rights era legislation?
Inclusionary planning schemes can reduce land costs and ensure that affordable homes are well located near jobs and services.
Speaking with: Cameron McAuliffe on NIMBYs, urban planning and making community consultation work.
Dallas Rogers speaks with Western Sydney University's Cameron McAuliffe about leveraging conflict and informal processes in the urban planning process.
Co-ownership of real estate through digital platforms can be a risky and potentially costly business.