Millions of Americans with tens of billions in unpaid rent face eviction and loss of their home.
Ghana’s latest population census offers a window into the contested terrain of population statistics.
We need more research and research capacity that’s better suited to current housing challenges. We must inform housing providers and policy-makers to provide solutions and evaluate those solutions.
The pandemic has accelerated some urban trends and reversed others, while focusing attention on the vulnerabilities of cities. The old planning certainties will have to be revisited.
Most of the budget’s housing measures shuffle the queue, rather than increase the number of homes.
Plastic versions of igloos show an early example of culturally sensitive housing, abandoned in favour of inadequate southern-style structures.
The pledge to build 30,000 homes over the next five years exposes the government’s inaction, but it’s still only a fraction of the number Australians need.
The government of Ghana needs a more creative solution to the problem of advance rent payment
Budget 2021 includes significant investment in Indigenous communities. Moving forward, post-pandemic recovery and future budgets need to address systemic inequalities.
Africa’s urban challenges are increasingly well known and documented. But the amount of data produced on urban Africa still pales in comparison to other parts of the world.
We’ve plenty of homes. Rents have barely moved for half a decade
Without making housing supply the priority, the government's tax-based policies create more objectives than they can reasonably achieve.
Allowing Australians to use their super to buy homes would most benefit those with the most super. They’re the least in need.
While investments are important, what's more important is the process and mechanisms through which Indigenous people access funding.
Despite millions of free homes built since 1994, spatial inequality in South Africa remains high. A study evaluating a programme to boost rentals in well-located areas found mixed results, however.
Building retrofits are no joke: They make dwellings healthier and more energy-efficient. And when they’re done in low-income housing, they also reduce inequality.
Poor indoor air on tribal lands can cause a range of respiratory illnesses, including viral infections. Here’s how people are fixing the problem while preserving traditional ways.
The rise of build-to-rent development will affect a lot of Australians. Despite the rosy promises, tax, design, planning and tenancy reforms will be needed to avoid the potential pitfalls.
As households shrink, carbon footprints expand.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his second pandemic budget for the Conservatives.