This report shows that Australian households have adapted to poorer housing affordability by borrowing more, deferring home purchase, switching into cheaper accommodation (such as apartments and townhouses) and moving to more affordable locations. Despite this, low-income and single-income working age households are increasingly being pushed out of the home purchase market.
Generational change in home purchase opportunity in Australia
Final Report No. 232
Date Published: 05 Nov 2014
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
Citation: Burke, T., Stone, W., and Ralston, L. (2014) Generational change in home purchase opportunity in Australia, AHURI Final Report No. 232, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/232.RIS CITATION