Housing is in crisis. Rents are surging. Interest rates continue to go up, with fears of another rate rise on the horizon.
The 2023 federal Budget went some way to address the rising cost of living. But despite the increase to Rent Assistance, these policies don’t go far enough to address the long-term lack of housing supply.
Host Kat Clay is joined by Brendan Coates, Economic Policy Program Director, and Joey Moloney, Senior Associate, to discuss why housing was the biggest missed opportunity in the federal Budget.
Read Grattan’s previous work on the Social Housing Future Fund.
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