Topic | Affordable housing | Canberra Times

Affordable housing

Advertisement
Renters are losers in this NSW budget - why don't we rebel?
Opinion
Opinion

Renters are losers in this NSW budget - why don't we rebel?

We continue to suffer without protest. Why?

  • by Charles Purcell

Latest

Government 'fails' on Indigenous housing: mayors
Queensland councils

Government 'fails' on Indigenous housing: mayors

A delegation of Indigenous mayors from Queensland will meet with federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion on Tuesday in a last-ditch lobbying effort for new money.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
Treasurer splurges with unprecedented election war chest
Analysis
State Parliament

Treasurer splurges with unprecedented election war chest

After an unprecedented campaign to sell off public assets, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has let loose the purse strings in a bid to win re-election.

  • by Jessica Irvine
The ghosts of Navy food supply haunt exclusive waterside residences
Affordable housing

The ghosts of Navy food supply haunt exclusive waterside residences

The building with a magnificent past is undergoing another transformation.

  • by Tim Barlass
Call for superannuation funds to invest in affordable housing
Cost of living

Call for superannuation funds to invest in affordable housing

Homelessness advocates want the trillions of dollars tucked away in superannuation funds to be invested in affordable housing in Australia.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberrans willing to pay more for energy efficient homes, study shows
Canberra

Canberrans willing to pay more for energy efficient homes, study shows

While energy-efficiency ratings are mandatory for property sales, more than half of all Canberra rentals aren't disclosed.

  • by Andrew Brown
Advertisement
Housing is meant to be a right but in Australia it is becoming a privilege
Opinion
Opinion

Housing is meant to be a right but in Australia it is becoming a privilege

Much more than a mere roof over one’s head, a home provides a sense of security, a place to which you belong, and from where you can build a life. But they are becoming harder and harder to secure.

  • by Bernie Fehon & Jack de Groot
Boom turning to bust: Is an Aussie financial crisis on the cards?
Analysis
Affordable housing

Boom turning to bust: Is an Aussie financial crisis on the cards?

As house prices fall, banks clamp down on lending and households struggle to grow their incomes, there may be a hangover after years of bingeing on debt.

  • by Patrick Commins
'A bit Grand Designs': On site at the ANU's new $260 million precinct
University

'A bit Grand Designs': On site at the ANU's new $260 million precinct

The precinct is set to open in February, but just a few months ago the whole site was under water.

  • by Sherryn Groch
ACT's new affordable housing target rises by just 20 sites
ACT budget

ACT's new affordable housing target rises by just 20 sites

The increase comes in a budget some have labelled disappointing for a lack of new measures to target Canberra's housing affordability crisis.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Creative ways to beat mortgage hurdle challenge old house rules
Queensland residential property

Creative ways to beat mortgage hurdle challenge old house rules

Two Brisbane friends got together to buy a Red Hill house together, part of a growing co-ownership trend that calls for banks and regulators to catch up.

  • by Lucy Stone