How AI and Blockchain will revolutionise housing

October 25, 2018 0

With Australian housing prohibitively expensive for so many, emerging blockchain technology could enable property development to be crowdfunded. This would enable micro investors to own small parcels or shares in the development, whilst providing those […]


What is a Community Land Trust?

September 27, 2018 0

Although not common in Australia, community land trusts have been used in some parts of the world, particularly the US and the UK, to make housing more affordable. What is a Community Land Trust? A […]


Recent Important Reports on Older People Renting

September 18, 2018 0

Nearly one in five homeless people in Tasmania is more than 55 years old. Older women are particularly vulnerable to poverty and rental stress due to longer lives and lower income from superannuation. In some […]


Housing tops Aussie youth priorities, study shows

September 14, 2018 0

If there is one concern Australian youths would like to prioritize, it would be housing inequality. According to a study by Youth Action, housing inequality and affordability are on top of the concerns of young […]

In the media

Report shows low housing affordability

September 6, 2018 0

Housing affordability has declined nationally, according to a new report looking at the second quarter of 2018. According to the research, the proportion of income required to meet average loan repayments rising 0.9 of a […]


Where do households move over a lifetime?

September 5, 2018 0

Australian households have different housing requirements at different times in their lives. Household migration patterns within Australia reflect the various drivers of migration including employment, study, housing affordability and even retirement. The ABS records the internal […]


Shocking Rent/Income Gap Revealed

September 4, 2018 0

A new report has revealed the shocking gap between the incomes of typical renting households and the incomes required to avoid housing stress in Australia’s three most populated states. Compass Housing’s Affordable Housing Income Gap Report, […]