Media reports suggest that, due to the impact of the coronavirus and economic downturn, more than 1.4 million Australian households are now in mortgage stress and almost 100,000 could default on their home loans as a result.
Whether there will be a significant impact on house prices as a result of the economic crisis stemming from COVID-19 is a topic of significant discussion in both Australia and internationa
As states and territories across Australia review their calls for people to stay at home due to COVID-19, there are concerns about how people will keep a safe distance from each other when commuting to their place of work.
The COVID-19 pandemic has already had some effect on how people are living and working within Australian cities, but which impacts are temporary and which are more permanent remains to be seen.
Even though some Australian states and territories are reducing the rules for people to quarantine themselves at home, the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing just how liveable, or otherwise, our homes and cities actually are.