Making affordable housing projects happen: principles to achieve affordable housing

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What does it take to make affordable housing projects happen? Clearly investment is a critical component and one that is most lacking, but money is only part of the equation. As the housing sector and increasingly private industry advocate for governments to establish the structural framework and investment opportunities required to enable a robust and long-term affordable housing industry (and … Read More

Developing a Victorian affordable housing strategy – Step 1: Defining affordable housing

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I am often asked how I define affordable housing. It is an important question and one I am pleased to always discuss. At the 2015 National Housing Conference US housing expert Dr David Paul Rosen noted five policy and practice requirements for successfully delivering and financing affordable housing, drawing on six decades of US experience. The first requirement Rosen noted … Read More