Canada is making big strides when it comes to COVID-19 housing policy, but permanent measures and oversight lag behind compared to some global efforts.
Most retired renters are in poverty, very few home owners are.
The shortfall of social housing has built up over decades. Even after the building program is complete, the gap between housing supply and the numbers on waiting lists will still be huge.
New Zealand's housing market is ill designed to create the surpluses that would force down values. Only the state can change that.
Proposals for house building in England need to take local nuance and the impacts of COVID-19 into account.
Some rent assistance is paid to households who don't much need it. Others who do need it miss out.
The displacement of low-income households in favour of middle- and high-income professionals in Kumasi is a cause for concern.
People told us about leaking roofs and guttering, and about how water coming into their housing had caused internal damage, damp and mould.
In Australia, we do housing and we do health, but they sit in different portfolios of government and the policy dots aren't joined often enough.
Current housing stimulus measures aim to boost buyer demand and are too small to sustain a recovery. A second round of stimulus is likely to be needed, and it should go into social housing supply.
Australia found shelter for more than 33,000 rough sleepers and other homeless people during the pandemic, but a coming surge in homelessness demands a comprehensive national housing strategy.
Our findings suggest critical shortcomings in how new homes and neighbourhoods are designed.
People who buy property through shared ownership may become trapped by high costs and rising property values.
Emergency welfare relief during the pandemic shows 'transformational' child poverty action is politically and economically possible.
More than 1 in 5 college students are parents, and many struggle to find on-campus housing. Colleges offering a stable place to live on campus can help them succeed.
Proposals to improve the capital's urban design and density must also take account of the city's unique streetscapes.
New research shows homes in white areas have appreciated $200,000 more since 1980 than similar homes in nonwhite areas – a result of both old racist housing policies and modern real estate practices.
Surveys with householders showed they want safety and security. Post-COVID that desire will be even stronger.
Buyers and renters are very rarely told the energy rating of housing, but don't blame the agents. As it's voluntary for existing homes, very few are rated, so it's not a big factor in the market.
Research shows supporting newly released prisoners to move to a new area can slash reincarceration rates.