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Governments have long been urged to reinvest in and build more affordable and social housing stock.
Children living in tents in the bush. Single mums sliding into homelessness after rent increases. Pensioners sleeping in vans after working all their lives.
We’ve all seen stories of the many Australians engulfed by the housing crisis, as well as the fierce debate about how to best go about correcting course. For years there’s been one solution most experts have raised over and over again: building more social and affordable housing.
But it doesn’t seem to have happened yet.