New research finds almost a million Australians are living in poor or very poor-quality housing, with more than 100,000 in dwellings regarded as very poor or derelict.
What are the consequences of negative gearing policy? We've created a board game to model how negative gearing affects housing distribution, based on modelling from Dr Stephen Woodcock.
Healthy, engaged people and communities will be crucial for a prosperous future for New South Wales. Here are four areas of policy focus that will help achieve that.
New York, Berlin and Paris have all suffered some ill effects from online rental platforms – without proper regulations, Rio could follow.
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.