Home ownership not a key to happiness

Home ownership does not lead to improved mental health, according a new study from the University of Adelaide.

Dr Emma Baker from the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning has interviewed more than 10,000 people over a six year period.

Her study confirmed that while home owners are often wealthier and better educated than those who rent, they are exposed to the additional stress of mortgages and unstable property markets.

Read more at University of Adelaide