Melbourne's housing crisis and homelessness
As Melbourne faces a housing crisis, a University of Melbourne expert looks at a new scheme that's getting people who’ve become homeless into home ownership.
Paying the right price for energy efficient homes
New University of Melbourne research finds people want to pay more for new energy-efficient housing, so what about a national rating system for existing houses?
Millennials want the same as the rest of us, but can’t afford it
The latest Life Patterns report from the University of Melbourne shows Gen Y want to live where they grew up, but housing affordability means many can't.
No safe place to stay
There is not enough government support for securing safe, permanent housing for survivors of intimate partner violence, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Does it pay to improve your home's efficiency?
University of Melbourne researchers have shown how long it will take homeowners to 'pay off' energy efficiency retrofits in 31 local government areas.
When land is worth more to you than its price
A market price is a poor return when your home is compulsorily acquired. A University of Melbourne expert says we need to better value what land means to people
A generation dislodged: Why things are tough for Gen Y
A new report from the University of Melbourne shows a combination of insecure work, long working hours and unaffordable housing makes life tough for Gen Y.
Australia’s housing: Hard crash or soft landing?
University of Melbourne research looks at whether Australia's housing market is still booming, or blinded by euphoria?
Disadvantage, family breakdown and homelessness
University of Melbourne research looks at the statistics to reveal a link between relationship breakdown and homelessness in Australia's disadvantaged families.
What comes after the housing boom?
After 5 years of rising house prices, Australians have got themselves into more debt than ever. But could Australia’s latest housing boom soon be over?