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Explores the relevance of the concept of a liberal welfare regime to housing provision through an exploration of the interactions between governments, private markets and households in rental housing in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.
This article proposes that single housing tenure categories do not enable an understanding of the ways in which households use, occupy and own residential properties in the context of broad demographic, economic and social changes.
Adapting work on sub-tenure housing choice, housing tenure is...
The private rental sector has grown significantly and is now home to more than 1.8 million Australian households.
The Commons apartment building in the inner Melbourne suburb of Brunswick has won swags of awards, including the Best of Best at the 2014 BPN Sustainability Awards. Among its many lauded attributes is its total lack of on-site car parking.
Residents get a yearly...
Speculative property developers, criticised for building dog boxes and the slums of tomorrow, are generally hated by urban planners and the public alike. But the doors of state governments are seemingly always open to developers and their lobbyists.
Politicians find it hard to say...
This report argues that Australia's housing market is not meeting the needs of all Australians, which is reflected in declining home ownership rates, and recommends extensive reforms.
In this report, the committee underscores the importance of affordable, secure and suitable...
This paper focuses on the actual experience of housing affordability, revealing how deeply the problem cuts into the financial and general wellbeing of renters.
Not only does it create intense hardship for many, but there is no escape from the relentless squeeze between income...
Using ABS Household Expenditure Survey statistics, this study finds, among other things, that real housing costs in Australia increased substantially (32.9 per cent) over the period 1975-99. Purchasers experienced the biggest cost increase (66.2 per cent), followed by private tenants (24 per cent) and outright...