While some Australian Governments simply shrug their shoulders at housing affordability issues, governments across the globe have adopted a number of different strategies to attack housing affordability. How do these policy options apply to Australian cities?.
With home ownership a fading dream for an increasing number of Australians, it's time to bust some myths about the housing market. Here's the top five by urban and regional planning and policy experts at the University of Sydney, Professor Peter Phibbs and Professor Nicole Gurran.
Are foreign investors forcing Aussies out of the property market? Will building more houses bring prices down? Does building more roads really reduce traffic congestion? These questions and more will be tackled at the University of Sydney’s second Festival of Urbanism from 1 - 10 September.