News | Schored Projects has designed 57 portable and affordable housing units to accommodate some of Melbourne’s homeless population.
Discourse | Draft plans released this week by the Greater Sydney Commission included a mandate for affordable housing in new developments, but these targets are too low to address the critical shortage of affordable housing in Sydney.
News | MGS Architects has designed VincentCare’s newest housing project, The VincentCare Homeless Resource Centre and Housing Project in Melbourne.
News | WA architects, designers, developers and builders have been invited to submit designs in an affordable housing design competition.
Discourse | To see Australia’s lack of affordable housing as a failure of government is to misunderstand the politics behind housing.
News | An affordable housing working group set up by the government is calling for submissions on ways to boost rental supply.
Postcards | The ‘incremental’ approach to delivering affordable housing works in South America. Would it work in Australia?
Discourse | A report into the housing crisis in Sydney and Melbourne finds flawed evidence has driven the policy response.
Discourse | Australia sits at “the end of the pack” when it comes to affordable housing, says US expert.
Practice | Graduate architect Andrew Kerr set himself a challenge to build a one-bedroom house south of Hobart for just $60,000.
Discourse | Economist Cameron Murray argues against the idea that developer levies push up the prices of new homes.
News | The developer-backed Committee for Sydney has called for an audit of public land in the city to ease housing affordability.
Discourse | Urban policy and planning experts unite to formulate proactive solutions for Australia’s unjustifiably distorted housing market.
News | Survey to determine whether the “house on a quarter acre block” matches Australia’s 21st century urban aspirations.
News | The Property Council puts a bold submission to the federal government’s tax discussion paper.
News | The National Trust has threatened the ACT Heritage Council with court action over the Northbourne Public Housing Precinct.
Discourse | Co-housing could make homes both cheaper and greener, but how can it be implemented? Precedents in Stockholm point the way.
News | A Senate Economics Reference Committee report recommends the Australian federal government put affordable housing on the national agenda.
Discourse | Planning decisions and tenancy laws need to change if Australia is to avoid a dystopian future with socially polarized cities.