Landlords could have a big impact on public health, if they help their tenants to feel at home.
The right to rent scheme has been found by the high court to breach human rights. What's more, it doesn't work, and can prevent society's most vulnerable from finding a home.
Housing policy needs to prioritise housing's function as a home, rather than an asset.
Working-class residents of Waterloo have a history of resisting threats to their community. Many tenants see the redevelopment of public housing as state-led gentrification to squeeze them out.
If you rent, you are highly likely to live in poverty in retirement. If you own your own home the pension and super will probably be enough for you.
Record numbers of families rent privately in England. But the law has not kept a fair balance between landlord and tenant rights.
Most renters are happy with their landlords and happy with the quality of their accommodation, but they would like better security of tenure and cheaper rent.
Even though house prices have risen substantially over recent decades, housing affordability for those with mortgages or own their houses outright hasn't worsened
There is a risk that affordable housing policy may be colonised by for-profit interests if Australia imports the wrong rental housing ideas from overseas.
Governments, developers and urban planners all aspire to create liveable cities. Yet when it comes to Australian cities, the rhetoric and reality don’t quite match.
Wall Street landlords are living the American Dream – but what about their tenants?
Why keep buying and chucking when you can rent and return?
New research reveals outdated concepts and thinking are shaping Australia’s troubled housing system.
The experience of Australia's first century shows that it's possible to achieve fast growth, and at the same time, a reduction in inequality.
The latest 2016 Census data assesses what the national home ownership and rental rates are and how these vary location. It also gives us a picture of mortgage and rental costs.
In a market already tilted in favour of landlords, these apps could further push up prices.
For the majority of Australia’s renters, housing will remain unaffordable, insecure, and out of reach following the 2017-18 federal budget.
For renting to become a truly viable, long-term alternative to home ownership, greater rental affordability and security is needed.
Any significant decline in home ownership or equity in a home impacts higher care needs: older people will not have an asset to sell to fund the bonds required to enter aged care accommodation.
Business Briefing: how the attitudes of the next generation are changing the property market.
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There's been a shift in attitudes to the property market over generations, from owning a home as a right, to owning a home as a commodity.