Want to live here? Houses in Stanton cost £500,000 or more.
Wealthy commuters, retirees and second home owners are pricing locals out of the villages they grew up in.
Until recently, affordable housing was mentioned only in conversations involving low-wage or unemployed workers – or the homeless. The only groups that focused on rising rental costs were low-income housing…
Housing has become just another investment asset - but the consequences are unsettling.
The widening cracks in Australia’s housing system can no longer be concealed. Seven leading Australian academics say this 10 point plan can help fix housing affordability.
NSW Premier Mike Baird applauds Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian – but has her first budget hit the mark?
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Gladys Berejiklian's first budget as NSW Treasurer includes some infrastructure goodies but misses an opportunity to reduce the state's reliance on property taxes.
Removing negative gearing may have supply side impacts that are not as straightforward as has been suggested.
There are well-rehearsed arguments both for and against removing negative gearing from property.
Micro housing could be the solution to helping millennials afford a home.
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I co-teach a freshman seminar at the University of Texas called “Debt: the Good, Bad and Ugly” that examines the different ways consumers borrow and spend. Do they reflect wise investments in the future…
Owning a home will remain just a dream for many Australians.
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Treasurer Joe Hockey doesn't believe Sydney housing is unaffordable. The data suggests otherwise.
The current emphasis on the investor housing boom masks a long-neglected, Iong-term structural problem.
Housing affordability, high house prices and rents are attracting plenty of media attention right now. The latest figures on house prices, mortgages, number of first time buyers and so on are dissected…
The dream of buying a home is increasingly unattainable for younger Australians.
Home ownership is becoming a fading hope for those without an existing foothold in the market. For increasing numbers of younger Australians, the dream will give way to a future as tenants.
African cities are growing fast - and there are many reasons to be excited about this rapid urban development.
Record-low interest rates could further inflate the housing markets in Sydney and Melbourne.
While policies such as negative gearing have helped middle to high income earners own property, they have also locked low income earners out of the market and created an unequal housing sector.
It’s a game with high stakes.
We've heard all about building houses and help for first time buyers, but when it comes to housing, the whole economy's at stake.
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Miliband's plans to stop landlords hiking up rents won't fix the housing supply problem.
Is this zero-carbon? No one really knows.
Solar panels and efficiency savings are supposed to balance out building emissions by 2016, but the UK is way behind target.
Miliband might ease the squeeze in Canary Wharf but what about the rest of the country?
Miliband throws renters a lifeline but the neediest still miss out on affordable housing.
London: where umbrellas are for rainy days, not revolutions.
Hong Kong's investors have been snapping up London property for years – and now, they're turning their attention elsewhere.
Intergenerational home: the residents (particularly children and dogs!) move through the gaps in the dividing garden wall.
With a few tweaks to planning or land title laws, co-housing could help to reduce the costs of buying, owning and renting a home.
We haven’t built enough council houses since the 60s.
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Most of the best local authority homes were sold off under Thatcher: what's left won't help the housing crisis.
Cameron’s property-owning democracy plans don’t add up.
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We all want security, freedom and independence, but the Conservative Party's housing proposal does not square with their inheritance tax policies.
Housing Association tenants will get the right to buy.
The Conservatives have long dreamed of a property-owning democracy but this version will not solve the UK's modern housing nightmare.