Coronavirus has made it glaringly obvious how serious the problems with UK housing are.
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.
Many want to do the right thing – tenants and landlords alike. But they lack guidance on how to go about it while still keeping their own heads above water.
Representatives of tenants and agents agree that leaving individuals to try to sort out rent reductions has created a mess. It calls for government to step in to look after both renters and landlords.
Australia's renters have been given a six-month moratorium from evictions for not paying rent. Some states and territories are offering other assistance.
The consequences of laws introduced into both the NSW and Tasmanian parliaments are anything but foreseeable.
Deferring rent won't be enough to help businesses in empty shopping centres survive. They know they'll have to pay it on the other side.
Even landlords think involving social housing tenants is critical to running properties, but too often it doesn't happen.
Renting can be more restrictive than you might think.
In 2016, a Victorian court decided an Airbnb arrangement was a lease. 'Guests' could be protected by tenancy law, including against eviction. And in this case the host was evicted for subletting.
Investing where you've last invested isn't bright. new research finds that two thirds of property investors do.