Like Brazil's favela dwellers, America's working poor felt a sense of pride and community in their shantytowns – and desperately resisted the powerful interests that sought to demolish them.
The current system is causing inefficiencies in housing markets, but governments seem unwilling to act.
A drop in migration from the EU would ease demand for housing, but also reduce the availability of those legendary Polish house builders, who will be hard to replace with local labour.
Clue: the UK needs to get over its obsession with home ownership.
The Property Council of Australia, a lobby group representing the biggest real estate developers, has shaped election debate about negative gearing and some taxes.
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.
Both sides have used the housing ladder to persuade voters in the EU referendum campaign. Are they right to do so?
Australia’s housing stock is not meeting the demands of older Australians, according to a new report.
We are hearing dire warnings from property interests fighting against changes to negative gearing. But what if Labor's proposed changes actually support demand for the flood of new properties?
Pro-infrastructure and pro-enterprise, the newly-elected mayor has the policies to keep London a global financial centre.
Noisy tourists are putting a strain on Berlin's rental market.
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.
A new report’s findings provide a strong economic rationale for investing in early intervention to stem the flow of young people into homelessness.
The elephant in the room is the difference between those who own and those who rent their homes.
The tea and crumpets vision of Englishness that Capability Brown brings to mind does him an injustice.
It makes sense for the federal government to grease the wheels of federal-state tax reform.
Here's why you shouldn't blame local authorities for the failure of government contractors.
Where investment loans were the fastest growing category of housing finance at the end of 2015, it is now the leading area of contraction.
There's capacity for 220,000 new homes where many people least expect it.