Reserve Bank research shows just how much zoning decisions can add to the cost of housing -- to the benefit of NIMBY residents who enjoy huge property price gains as a result.
A new report illustrates how effectively middle and high-income earners have used the tax system and NIMBYism to drive low-income earners out of housing ownership
The next federal election is two years away, but Malcolm Turnbull has a pretty good incentive to turn around his dismal Newspoll figures right now with a kinder, gentler budget.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to meet US President Donald Trump next week, Cory Bernardi's party to merge with Family First. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
As with energy, housing affordability has gone from a political issue to a major policy challenge, and it's not clear the government can handle either of them.
The government's reluctance to address property lending to superannuation funds is helping reduce housing affordability and increasing the risk a property crunch will cause widespread economic damage, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
The sheer desperation of the rental dragon-chase has become a cause of vast misery for lower-income people.
Allowing access to super to improve housing affordability is bad policy that takes away the one good thing we're doing for younger Australians to hand yet another win to older Australians.
Now everyone (other than perhaps wealthy land barons) hopefully agree expensive housing is a problem that needs fixing, but what’s the best way to do it?