Around the House, No 105

June 2016

This issue focuses on the issues surrounding the federal election - including an article by economist Saul Eslake on the Capital Gains Tax discount.  It also covers one of the pressing issues for communities - particularly social housing communities - greatly increased density.

A short supplement on the 2016 NSW State budget will accompany this issue.

  • Does this election offer hope for housing action?
  • Latest rental affordability index shows worsening problem
  • Australians asked to Vote Home in bid to end the housing crisis by 2025
  • Powerful arguments for reducing the tax discount on capital gains
  • What does the federal election mean for tenants?
  • What are the parties offering to solve the housing crisis in this election?
  • Urban renewal driving public housing higher
  • Commonwealth budget – housing settings beyond the election