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Why apartment dwellers need indoor plants

Apartment dweller - Girl leaning on window

Apartment - The number of Australians living in high-rise apartments doubled between 1991 and 2011and that trend has continued since then. The quarter-acre dream is fast disappearing and larger blocks and family gardens along with it. As more people move from country areas to the city and as land to build

Taxing empty homes: a step towards affordable housing, but much more can be done

Housing affordability strategy proposed housing tax by University Director and development sustainability

Vacant housing rates are rising in our major cities. Across Australia on census night, 11.2% of housing was recorded as unoccupied – a total of 1,089,165 dwellings. With housing affordability stress also intensifying, the moment for a push on empty property taxes looks to have arrived. The 2016 Census showed empty property numbers up by 19% in Melbourne

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