Tag: housing

Tell him he’s dreamin’: On the impossibility of home ownership

Beyond the fact that the burden will disproportionately be borne by young people, a society built on an edifice in which debt is widely accepted and forced upon people is not only potentially unstable both financially and socially, it’s also ethically problematic.

Housing for Thriving in a Post-COVID World

Australia’s housing system is dominated by an owning–renting tenure duopoly, but there are many other ways to configure housing access…

Renting During COVID-19: Housing Security and Market Failures

After decades of encouraging competition between landlords and tenants, the government has turned around at lightning speed and now wants landlords and tenants to cooperate and negotiate. This is not in the nature of free-market economics...