For economically strapped Americans, the financial fallout from the epidemic may be permanently embedded in their digital profiles, making it harder for them to regain their economic footing.
Of 2,646 hectares of public land being prepared for sale in Victoria, 24 sites are suitable for building high-quality public housing in places of high need. Why isn't the land being used for this?
The Nigerian government must adopt a process that is open in implementing its social assistance programmes.
Months after Typhoon Washi tore through the Philippines in 2011, relocated residents were moving into newly built housing. They soon began modifying and extending homes that didn't meet their needs.
The pandemic has brought to a head deep-rooted problems with how housing is provided in Australia. Fortunately, the solutions can play a central role in the national recovery process.
Coronavirus has made it glaringly obvious how serious the problems with UK housing are.
Builders compete for customers by touting the features of their homes. Some builders promote 'six-star' home energy ratings in ways that could mislead consumers and breach Australian Consumer Law.
Current measures prohibiting the eviction of tenants and helping them through the financial crisis won't last forever. A 40-year-old voucher program might be a longer term solution.
Understanding the reasons behind urban patterns of coronavirus can help improve urban resilience and sustainability.
The system isn't working to prevent young Australians becoming homeless and to house them when they need it. New research finds a shift to proven community-based approaches can end decades of failure.
Climate change is making extreme weather events, both hot and cold, more frequent across the Great Lakes region. Weatherizing low-income residents' homes is an important way to prepare.
Australians faces an even more unequal future unless post-pandemic housing policy focuses on equity, solidarity and security. .
Even as Americans are all told to remain at home, millions are now unemployed and must scramble to figure out how to pay for that home.
Nonprofits and concerned residents are teaming up with the local government to solve a daunting problem in a city with the nation's highest per-capita rate of homelessnesss.
Despite chronic housing need and persistent health and infrastructural inequities, northern communities are turning to the land and each other to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 has brought about unprecedented unemployment and financial insecurity, but it's not the first time people have faced challenges fulfilling some of their most basic needs.
Reducing crowding and repairing social housing can decrease the risk of COVID-19 in remote Indigenous communities. It will bring other long-term benefits, too.
Government action to control rents isn't unprecedented. Menzies did it in the second world and subsequent state measures kept rents in check for decades. Now extreme circumstances justify it again.
It's time to reset Canada's housing policies to make cities more affordable and more socially just places to live.
Mass unemployment will make it a lot harder for tens of millions of Americans already struggling to pay for housing to keep their roof over their heads.