Why housing was the biggest missed opportunity in the federal Budget - Podcast

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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Joey Moloney

Economic Policy Deputy Program Director
Joey Moloney the Deputy Program Director of Grattan Institute’s Economic Policy program. He has worked at the Productivity Commission and the Commonwealth Treasury, with a focus on the superannuation system and retirement income policy.

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