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Think high density isn't for your area? Then you're missing the point

Think high density isn't for your area? Then you're missing the point

If Perth people still think higher density living is about shoehorning homeless and poor people into nice suburbs, they’re missing the point.

  • by Emma Young

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As housing fight intensifies, 12,000 West Australians wait in limbo
Affordable housing

As housing fight intensifies, 12,000 West Australians wait in limbo

The futures of 12,000 vulnerable West Australians hang in the balance as a poisonous feud deepens between the West Australian and federal governments.

  • by Emma Young
ACT public housing demand forecasts not updated for six years
Canberra

ACT public housing demand forecasts not updated for six years

Public housing advocates have previously cited concerns the level of demand may be much greater than estimated.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Canberra Now: Inquiry launched at ACT Health and Qbn cop shortage
Canberra

Canberra Now: Inquiry launched at ACT Health and Qbn cop shortage

Plus pictures of Canberra's favourite cheetah cub!

  • by Sherryn Groch
'Didn't think it was possible': 10 new affordable homes for Throsby
Canberra

'Didn't think it was possible': 10 new affordable homes for Throsby

Seven years ago, Christine Van was struggling to find somewhere to live. Today, she was given the keys to her very first home.

  • by Han Nguyen
Tax regime hinders build-to-rent sector
NSW residential property

Tax regime hinders build-to-rent sector

The burgeoning build-to-rent sector is being hamstrung by taxation issues even before the first property has been approved.

  • by Carolyn Cummins
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Tax breaks can solve the housing crisis
Opinion
Opinion

Tax breaks can solve the housing crisis

If governments won't provide enough public housing, they should subsidise more community housing.

  • by Stephen Anthony
Remote housing feud descends to insults
Affordable housing

Remote housing feud descends to insults

An ugly feud between the West Australian and federal governments over remote Aboriginal housing funding is becoming increasingly bitter and shows no sign of ending soon.

Homes to be rented out below market rate to fight affordability crisis
Canberra

Homes to be rented out below market rate to fight affordability crisis

The organisation that will run the scheme says the ACT government could incentivise landlords to take part by offering land tax exemptions.

  • by Blake Foden
'We want to give them a future': Minister's ambition to end homelessness
Homelessness

'We want to give them a future': Minister's ambition to end homelessness

It’s an issue that just never seems to go away, but the minister is “absolutely” confident homelessness could one day be a thing of the past.

  • by Kate Hedley
State throws weight behind 10-year strategy to end homelessness
Social services

State throws weight behind 10-year strategy to end homelessness

Conversation leaps from ‘managing’ to ‘ending’ homelessness as the state pledges support for a community-led plan to house everyone in WA in a decade.

  • by Emma Young