housing affordability

The following articles have the tag housing affordability

Mum and Dad make up the ‘Big Five’

The Bank of Mum and Dad is now Australia’s fifth biggest lender

Mum and Dad make up the ‘Big Five’

In 2016, parents lent $65.3 billion to children with 67 per cent not expecting repayment.

Retirees urged to watch their wallet

The ‘bank of mum and dad’ urged to be cautious with retirement savings

Retirees urged to watch their wallet

The ‘bank of mum and dad’ is one of Australia’s most significant lenders.

Reducing homelessness for over 55s

older man sitting outside a house

Reducing homelessness for over 55s

Seven thousand over 55s about to be moved to the top of the wait list ...

HILDA shows threat to Age Pension

young family in debt

HILDA shows threat to Age Pension

The latest HILDA survey reveals a trend that may threaten the retirement income system.

Downsides to downsizing

Downsides to downsizing

Downsides to downsizing

Beware governments bearing superannuation gifts for downsizers.

Would you pay this woman’s rent?

Would you pay this woman’s rent?

Would you pay this woman’s rent?

A Bondi student has started a crowdfunding page to help pay her rent.

More pain for renters

for lease sign

More pain for renters

Competition in the rental market often results in renters paying more than is necessary.

Market squeeze locking out renters

Housing affordability hitting low-income renters

Market squeeze locking out renters

Renters are being pushed out of the market with fewer affordable properties.

MPs the big property winners

MPs the big property winners

MPs the big property winners

Figures reveal just how much our politicians love property.

Economist advises: rent, not buy

House for sale

Economist advises: rent, not buy

Economist Chris Richardson believes younger Australians should be looking to rent, not buy.

Negative gearing changes a no-go

Negative gearing a no-go, so what’s next?

Negative gearing changes a no-go

It's clear that this year’s Budget is going to be a battlefield on housing affordability.

Retirement haves and have nots

Our research shows retirement renters are doing it toughest

Retirement haves and have nots

Scott Morrison needs to consider housing affordability for retiree renters.

Could super be used to buy a home?

Should Australians be able to access super to buy a house?

Could super be used to buy a home?

The pros and cons of allowing people early access to super to buy a home.

MP’s advice for future home buyers

Michael-Sukkar-speaking-in-parliament

MP’s advice for future home buyers

Liberal MP gives his advice to help young people achieve home ownership.

Housing affordability not an issue

affordable housing for everyone written on a wall

Housing affordability not an issue

The Government’s 20-month inquiry into housing affordability gave its findings on Friday.

Smashed avo fightback

Housing unaffordability no trivial matter

Smashed avo fightback

Making cheap shots about housing affordability is bound to invite a backlash.

Inheritance tax on the cards?

Inheritance tax on the cards?

Inheritance tax on the cards?

Inheritance tax crucial to easing the nation’s growing wealth inequality.

Over 55 and homeless on the rise

Single, older women at risk of homelessness

Over 55 and homeless on the rise

Why are so many single, older women becoming homeless?

Who earns more: boomers or Gen Y?

Who earns more: boomers or Gen Y?

Who earns more: boomers or Gen Y?

At age 25, boomers were wealthier than today’s Gen Y at the same age.

Downsizing Guide January 2016

Downsizing Guide January 2016

Downsizing Guide January 2016

You only need to look around your own suburb to see the ‘for sale’ signs ...

Outrage at ‘hogging houses’ claim

Outrage at ‘hogging houses’ claim

Outrage at ‘hogging houses’ claim

Report suggests that older Aussies should sell their homes to make way for younger families.

Retirement housing dilemma

Retirement housing dilemma

Retirement housing dilemma

Home ownership is vital for income security in retirement says CEDA report.

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