Tag: Housing affordability
One of Australia’s major banks will provide $2 billion in loans for providers of crisis and affordable housing.
Genton is behind the design of a new 16-unit social housing building in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick.
A Fender Katsalidis-designed apartment building is a trial development allowing long-term social housing tenants to access affordable home ownership.
A proposal for a two-storey boarding house that would bring 36 affordable bedrooms to Sydney’s North Shore has run into opposition from locals.
Katrina Raynor considers the innovations behind a portable housing project designed to house the homeless in Melbourne, which represents a scalable response to Australia’s urgent social and affordable housing needs.
The shortlist for a competition to design public housing in Perth that will generate variety, equity and affordability has been revealed.
The Queensland government has announced the winners of its Diversity and Density Done Well ideas competition.
A cooperative housing development designed by Spaceagency Architects proposes “stacked homes with no common walls.”
David Barr Architects’ modular, prefabricated design has won a WA government agency’s competition to design an affordable, sustainable, medium-density housing project.
Housing affordability, heritage preservation, and the Waterloo housing estate: Festival of Urbanism program announced
A discussion about urbanism in a ‘post-truth’-era and a tour of Parramatta’s heritage sites are included in the event program for the fourth Festival of Urbanism.
An increased proportion of Australia’s housing stock is unoccupied, according to the 2016 census.
A report by Randwick City Council has found the NSW affordable housing incentives for developers are not delivering genuine affordable accommodation for those in need.
The Queensland government has announced a 10-year plan to deliver an affordable housing program that “hasn’t been done at scale in this country in decades.”
The New South Wales Government has proposed plans to tackle the housing affordability crisis by clearing the way for new homes in greenfield areas.
The federal government’s “comprehensive plan to address housing affordability” has been cautiously welcomed by some and left others unconvinced.
“Structural impediments” in housing policy and supply are stopping the “trickle down” housing effect.
Andrea Sharam looks at the “deliberative” development model and the financial barriers that can prevent it from flourishing, sharing architect-designed Australian examples spanning three decades.
The pressure on housing in Australia’s cities shows no sign of easing. Could we soon see a mass ‘flight’ from our biggest cities to secondary cities?
Ahead of the 2017 federal budget, which is expected to contain measure to improve housing affordability, ArchitectureAU looks beyond the fiscal policy debates and asks what can architects do?
Australian Institute of Architects National President Ken Maher’s address to federal politicians on the critical role of architecture in delivering affordable living.