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Latest news: Housing Crisis

ACT Greens call on federal government to fix housing crisis

The ACT Greens want the Federal Government to waive the housing debt, fund their housing policy, and fix the 'rigged' tax system.

Housing crisis set to intensify in ‘unhealthy’ market

Home ownership is drifting out of reach for Australians with no easy fix to deep-seated problems, a government-appointed council has warned.

Pocock: Reform tax concessions to fix housing crisis

Senator Pocock, industry groups, and social welfare advocates are crying out for action on the hosing market before the May budget.

‘No silver bullet’ for housing crisis, experts warn

Australia needs to build more than one million homes over the next five years, but experts and politicians are divided on how to get there.

Innovative ‘bluefield housing’ concept tackles housing crisis

Co-locating homes on single suburban allotments to create smaller and more socially connected living options could help address the nation’s housing crisis, according to a University of South Australia researcher.

Frocks and fashion fundraiser for affordable housing in Karabar

Locals are invited to Karabar Housing’s Fashion Fundraiser hosted by Debbie Maree at Queanbeyan Uniting Church on 22 February.

Charities urge government to do more to address Australia’s housing crisis

Advocates are urging the government to do more to address the nation's housing issues, as political stoushes over the crisis continue to play out.

Anglicare: Essential workers have nowhere to live in the ACT

“If no action is taken, both the workforce crisis and the housing crisis will continue to grow,” Anglicare's latest report warns.

Property prices to keep rising despite higher rates: REA

National property prices are expected to increase by up to five per cent in 2023, having already lifted more than two per cent since the start of the year.

Housing bill back in spotlight when parliament returns

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is preparing to reintroduce Labor's signature $10 billion housing bill when parliament resumes next week.

Victorian council wheels out tiny homes to tackle housing crisis

A Victorian council will ditch the need for permits for caravans and wheeled tiny homes on existing properties to ease a local housing crisis.

Cost of living protest at Property Leaders’ Summit at APH

A small contingent of activists protested the cost of living at Parliament House in Canberra today, coinciding with the exclusive Property Leaders’ Summit, where property leaders discussed investment and capital markets with...