Category Archives: Affordable Housing

Rise of the yimbys: the angry millennials with a radical housing solution

They see themselves as progressive housing activists. Critics call them stooges for luxury developers. Meet the new band of millennials who are priced out of cities and shouting: ‘Yes in my back yard’ When a woman stood up and waved a courgette in the air at a City of Berkeley council meeting this summer, complaining […]

The Great Australian Nightmare: Consequences of a cultural conundrum

THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN NIGHTMARE: CONSEQUENCES OF A CULTURAL CONUNDRUM Australian housing has traditionally been defined by the quarter acre block. The dream of purchasing your own home with a large backyard is still very much a part of the collective cultural consciousness and is regularly seen as a ‘need’ rather than a ‘want’. In Melbourne, […]