Housing affordability in Australia

31 August 2016

The high cost of housing in Australia has been at the forefront of a range of recent policy debates concerning Australia’s taxation arrangements. This brief examines housing affordability in Australia for both owners and renters over recent decades. It focuses particularly on those households which are most affected by high housing costs—those on low incomes in the private rental market.

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Matthew Thomas, Alicia Hall, 2016, Housing affordability in Australia, Parliamentary Library (Australia), viewed 26 April 2017, <http://apo.org.au/node/72001>.

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