All posts by Emma Baker

Look where Australia’s ‘1 million empty homes’ are and why they’re vacant – they’re not a simple solution to housing need

Look where Australia’s ‘1 million empty homes’ are and why they’re vacant – they’re not a simple solution to housing need

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The recent release of 2021 Census data revealed a shocking “one million homes were unoccupied”. This statistic sent housing commentators, government agencies and policymakers into a spin. At a time of significant housing shortages, this extra million homes…

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Australia has been crying out for a national housing plan, and new council is a big step towards having one

Australia has been crying out for a national housing plan, and new council is a big step towards having one

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The federal government’s confirmation on Monday that it will set up a National Housing Supply and Affordability Council has not received much media or public attention. But, dollar for dollar, it might be the year’s most important and…

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