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MPs from both major parties have absorbed an investor–style thinking, even towards public housing. Andrew Chuter argues that naïve economic theories of supply and demand will not fix the homelessness problem.

Byron Bay rallies for local housing

More than 200 people rallied in Byron Bay to call for a 90-day limit on using residential houses for short stay holiday accommodation, like AirBnB. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Housing activists rally outside Homes Victoria holding sign that says "Housing is a human right"

Activists gathered outside Homes Victoria to demand an end to the privatisation of housing and for more public housing to be built. Isaac Nellist reports.

One million people voted to expropriate large landlords in Berlin last year, explains Sibylle Kaczorek.

The biggest housing crisis Australia has ever experienced is fast becoming a humanitarian disaster. But, as Angela Carr argues, there are solutions.

Signs up around Waterloo and Redfern

Residents are fighting back against to the New South Wales government plans to demolish 749 public homes in Waterloo South. Andrew Chuter reports.

Sarah Hathway and Angela Carr say much more public housing and a freeze on rent is urgently needed to stop a social crisis. Pip Hinman reports.

Residents and advocates gathered to protest the state government’s proposal to demolish the Wentworth Park Road public housing estate. Isaac Nellist reports.

Housing is a human right

The Australian Greens' proposal for a two-year rent freeze is a workable and clear response to the housing crisis, writes Alex Bainbridge.

Public housing residents and supporters protested the proposed demolition of a Waterloo public housing estate. Rachel Evans reports.

Socialist Alliance candidates running in the Victorian elections say that solutions exist for the cost-of-living pressures. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

A lot more can be done for homeless people in Australia, argues Gerry Georgatos, including building more public housing and prioritising supports for the homeless.

Geelong Housing Action Group co-convenor Angela Carr says there is not enough housing for those who desperately need it. Chris Cherry reports.

Isaac Nellist reports on a regular picket by housing activists to call for a boost in public funding for public housing.

Save David's home: successful anti-eviction action on June 17.

Activists have successfully prevented the eviction of a disability pensioner from his home — for now. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Public housing residents and supporters joined a Defend Public Housing picket to call for an urgent build of more public housing. Isaac Nellist reports.

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