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Unaffordable housing – it’s the politics, stupid!




Australia remains stubbornly indifferent to the increasingly harsh conditions of our fellow homeless citizens, our hapless next generation, and the very real economic costs of our indifference, preferring instead to enjoy the benefits of wealth and lifestyle conferred by our stubborn inaction – pour us another chardy please…

Introduced in The Fifth Estate, the highly respected Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) recently released its wide-ranging report, Towards an Australian Housing and Homelessness Strategy. In addition to its explicit recommendations, there are three implicit features of the report that warrant further elaboration in this discussion.

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