Affordability and access to home ownership: past, present and future?

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Author(s): Judith Yates
Description: This paper examines the implications for young adults of the changing patterns of investment in housing over several generations. It provides a brief snapshot of three distinct phases in the evolution of home ownership: as an aspiration of households in the 1950s and 1960s, as a driver of inequality for their baby boomer children in the 1970s and 1980s, and as a fading dream of their grandchildren from the 1990s to the present.
Citation: Yates, J. (2008) Affordability and access to home ownership: past, present and future?, AHURI Research Paper No. NRV3-10, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/nrv-research-papers/nrv3-10.
Date published: 01 Jan 2008
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Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
ISBN: 1 921201 67 3
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