New Approach for Australia’s Housing System
Australia’s housing system is facing challenges for the future. Growing numbers of Australians are locked out of home ownership or struggling in insecure and unaffordable rentals. There are concerns about home owners drowning in debt. And for lower-income earners, high housing costs mean that paying for food, energy bills and health costs is an ongoing challenge. The housing crisis is quickly turning into a crisis of care.
Researchers from Western Sydney University and Newcastle University studied the issues of the current housing system and proposed a new system
We spoke to Dr Emma Power Senior research Fellow from Western Sydney University.