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Latest news: Housing

Solar-powered housing for Belconnen

Seventeen solar-powered homes have been added to the ACT’s public housing portfolio. But the Liberals say that the program is a failure.

ACT Budget: Housing

The 2024-25 ACT Budget will deliver more housing for Canberrans who need them most, the ACT Government promises.

David Pocock’s bill to make housing a human right

Independents Senator David Pocock and Kylea Tink MP will today introduce a bill to transform Australia’s “dysfunctional” housing system.

ACT Government: 21,000 more homes for Canberrans by 2029

The ACT Government will release land to deliver more than 21,000 new homes by the end of the decade, this year's ILRP states.

ACT election thoughts: Joel Dignam (Better Renting)

Joel Dignam, Executive Director of Better Renting, offers insights on the ACT Government's housing policies ahead of the upcoming election

Fit the Bill: France may have the secret to affordable housing

I am writing this article from the UK, having just returned from a battlefield tour of the Western Front with a few old 3RNSWR army mates.

Brisbane overtakes Canberra as second-most expensive capital city

The Queensland capital now sits only behind Sydney for median house value as the government pledges more funding to its housing plan in the budget.

Rate hikes divide housing market as ACT property values decline

Amidst Australia's historic two-year rate hike cycle, the property market has become a picture of resilience and decline, showcasing stark contrasts across cities, suburbs, and regions.

Five new public homes in Canberra’s Inner North

Five new energy efficient and accessible public homes have been built in the ACT's Inner North, replacing two outdated dwellings.

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.

North Curtin: 1,300 homes planned for former horse paddock

More than 1,300 homes will be built in north Curtin, and the public can have their say on the design of the site.

Phase two of ACT’s Home Energy Support Program underway

86 per cent of public housing tenants reported enhanced comfort thanks to the ACT's energy efficiency program.

ACT politics: Wednesday 10 April

Construction delays, renting, electric buses, healthcare challenges, and legislation for jury reforms and the night-time economy.