There is a strong need to reform Australia’s tax system so as to repair the imbalance between the financial buying ability of home buyers versus property investors; but despite numerous reviews and extensive commentary, the political landscape over recent years has not enabled meaningful reforms. So how do we make it happen?
This AHURI Brief explains the concept of inclusionary zoning and describes some examples where it used in residential development projects in Australia and internationally to increase numbers of affordable dwellings.
This AHURI Brief presents an overview of Commonwealth, state/territory and local government housing policy levers.
With rental housing being unaffordable for so many tenants, policy option discussions have raised the possibilities of imposing rent controls. In this AHURI Brief we look at what those options might mean, some of the research into their outcomes and how these might be enacted in Australia.