Duncan Maclennan is Visiting Professorial Fellow for UNSW City Futures. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Academy of Social Sciences and the Royal Town Planning Institute. He was awarded a CBE for services to UK housing research in 1996.
Recent discussion has highlighted how rising house prices are rationing growing numbers of younger Australians into rental housing and lifestyle choices falling short of aspirations. Now there are warnings that future falling homeownership rates across most age cohorts could hit the NSW Government’s budget balance. Continue reading »