Socialisation of housing would see profits from rent put back into the maintenance and modernisation of the buildings.
The impact of Airbnb varies from city to city and suburb to suburb.
About 10% of empty dwellings on census night – 1.2% of all housing – were available for rental and vacancy rates have changed little in 35 years. Could governments be overreacting?
Vacant and unlit ‘ghost’ apartments are a source of public outrage in major cities around the world.
A tax on empty homes will make a modest difference to housing affordability. The sheer wastefulness of our housing system calls for something much more ambitious.
In cities like Nashville and Vancouver, home teardowns are on the rise.
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Home teardowns are often unnecessary and costly, in more ways than one.
Desolation: why are all these houses empty?
London is about to experience a residential building boom the like of which the capital hasn’t experienced in decades. According to a report from New London Architecture there are more than 230 new high-rise…