Speaking with: Michael Darcy on housing affordability

Australia’s housing market is among the most expensive in the world. AAP Image/Joel Carrett

In the past six months the federal government has cut the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) and announced an inquiry into foreign investment in residential real estate. In both cases the government was concerned about housing affordability.

Dr Dallas Rogers speaks with Associate Professor Michael Darcy about the issues surrounding housing affordability and the role of foreign investment in residential real estate.

Listen to the full interview below.


Associate Professor Darcy is a prominent researcher on affordable housing policy. He is interested in the connections between social disadvantage and place.

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