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Zombie apartments: The new face of inner-city living

威廉希尔赔率分析A 2017 United Nations report focused on the “financialisation of housing”, with structural changes where housing is treated as a commodity, a means of accumulating wealth and often as security for financial instruments that are traded and sold on global markets.

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威廉希尔赔率分析Plans for one of the largest “passive house” social housing estates in Europe have been approved in Ireland. But the designers could still learn a thing or two about the…

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Rainwater tanks for a greener future

There has been plenty of discussions recently about the benefits that will flow from the federal government’s HomeBuilder stimulus package. These range from new homes and renovations for Australians who…

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The truth behind the housing supply nonsense

威廉希尔赔率分析It is widely believed that Australian housing supply is constrained by planning regulations. In a new research paper out last month, I show that this belief is wrong. How can…

Investing in needs-based housing? How about getting the sustainability right?

威廉希尔赔率分析The Victorian government has announced one of the largest investment in social and needs-based housing since the Global Financial Crisis. It’s important that providers integrate sustainability benchmarking across their operations…

Cooking with gas: bad for the planet, and bad for your health

威廉希尔赔率分析Australia’s federal government looks like it’s digging its heels in on gas but be warned, cooking with it is bad for your health. And while rangehoods can help, not all of them were created equal. In fact, the best ones are so loud people don’t turn them on.

How healthy homes can build immunity

Home wellness company Delos says people are starting to recognise the role a healthy home plays in promoting strong immunity that has the best chance of fighting infections such as…

Nobody wins from rent moratoriums, not even landlords

Jay is an international student at the Canberra University of Technology. When she and her housemate both lost their jobs in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, their landlord reacted…