Housing

How to bring the benefits of solar to renters

All-Energy Conference: A Sydney-based social enterprise has developed a model to unlock solar for renters in houses and apartments, providing access to much cheaper energy and, importantly, a return on investment for property owners.

Evolve joins the not-for-profit real estate agency patch

Community housing provider Evolve is the latest to launch a purpose-driven real estate agency, which will funnel its profits into more affordable housing and programs for disadvantaged individuals.

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Unpacking the Build to Rent portfolio

Build to Rent could become a strategically important contributor to the future housing landscape, helping renters to obtain secure, relatively affordable housing, while providing a stable, long-term investment. But the government needs to step up to make it an attractive proposition.

Sustainable House Day: our favourites

From tiny homes and clever conversions to renovations in progress and the latest in sustainable technologies, this Sunday’s Sustainable House Day has a raft of reasons to get out of your house and into someone else’s.