Australia Communities and society , Culture, sport and tourism , Democracy, devolution and governance , Housing and planning

Housing affordability and the impacts of Short-Term Rental Accommodation



Access to appropriate and affordable housing is a challenge facing many local governments across Australia. Australia’s housing climate, with historically lower interest rates and tax subsidies, has encouraged speculative housing investment and led to increased dwelling prices, declining housing affordability, and reduced accessibility – particularly for low-income households.

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