housing affordability

Urban Coup x Nightingale promises a deep green community

A collective of homebuyers looking to create a community have taken on the increasingly sought-after Nightingale Model to guide development of a Melbourne-based project, which they hope to have completed…

How is family housing property reshaping welfare regimes?

While intergenerational inequalities have become more pronounced in recent years, they also appear to have reinforced intergenerational cooperation and the revival of the family as a provider of welfare and…

Let’s Hack Housing: all the stories

Funding affordable housing – how do we do it? The Fifth Estate’s recent Let’s Hack Housing Surround Sound event was bursting with ideas on how to finance affordable housing – some…

Defence Housing aims for One Planet Living in WA

Defence Housing Australia wants to add a new sustainability milestone to its property portfolio, by targeting One Planet Living Community certification for its Liv Apartments development in East Fremantle. “Our…

Can urban congestion really be solved with high speed rail?

It’s back – now better than ever! This time, high-speed rail could solve Australia’s housing affordability problems! Australian capital cities are facing challenges of diminishing housing affordability, increasing urban congestion,…

Housing affordability Flash Forum: the transcript

The Fifth Estate on Tuesday 2 May 2017 assembled some of Australia’s best economic minds to delve into the topic of housing affordability, and the ways in which the federal…