The need for new housing solutions for these low-income groups is clearly a pressing requirement.
The report's stated goal is to make the social housing system work better. It does not present as a manifesto for an entirely marketised and deregulated framework driven by the profit motive.
Who’ll profit from the value uplift arising from the huge investment of taxpayers’ funds in creating better-serviced, higher-density suburbs? And what will the changes mean for existing residents?
The history of foreign investment in land and real estate shows the global movement of people and capital is closely linked to the prevailing geopolitics.
Emerging research challenges the idea that sustainable housing is unaffordable. It shows sustainability and good design can be affordable when analyses include social, health and wellbeing benefits.
Long-distance commuting may help promote the development of regional cities by boosting local populations, skills and incomes.
Given its flagship status, the Logan public housing project’s abandonment could be a serious setback for Australian housing and urban policy.
The current system is causing inefficiencies in housing markets, but governments seem unwilling to act.
What's in store for key policy areas, from health to education to infrastructure to asylum seekers, under a returned Coalition government?
Clue: the UK needs to get over its obsession with home ownership.
Have you thought about usable space, re-engineering, structural integrity, contamination, insulation and comfort? If not, you need to before jumping into building a home from shipping containers.
Without long-term solutions to the imbalance between incomes and house prices, Gen Ys face a lifetime of renting without the financial and emotional security of home ownership.
The 2016 articulation of an urban agenda assumes building more highways, railways and trams will produce better, more productive cities that somehow give everyone a job.
A decent national housing policy is not just about the million or so Australians who are in housing need, marginal housing or homeless. In reality, all the housing sectors are connected.
Australia’s housing stock is not meeting the demands of older Australians, according to a new report.
On reform, the 2016-17 budget is a holding one, with tinkering on the sides.
Ballooning borrowing to invest in the housing market is impeding investment in the real economy, holding back investment in skills and jobs, and driving up inequality.
Some common misapprehensions remain about who needs affordable housing and how those needs might be met.
With the failures of past planning now apparent, the unruly threat of a damaged and depleting planet is ushering us toward a fourth era of urban restructuring. What might City v4.0 look like?
The hospitality and tourism sector is struggling to find a good supply of lower-paid workers in the CBD, because that is also where they face either high housing or travel costs.