Tag: rentals

CARING FOR ELDERLY AUSTRALIANS IN A HOME-LIKE SETTING CAN REDUCE HOSPITAL VISITS

Personalised care that lets people feel as though they’re living independently is better. from www.shutterstock.com Suzanne Dyer, Flinders University and Stephanie Harrison, Flinders University A new study out today has found residents with dementia in aged-care facilities that provide a home-like model of care have a better quality of life […]

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AIRBNB: WHO’S IN, WHO’S OUT, AND WHAT THIS TELLS US ABOUT RENTAL IMPACTS IN SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE

The rapid growth of the giant online accommodation-sharing platform, aka Airbnb, is creating serious concerns about equity and the impacts on our cities and neighbourhoods as we know them. Our recent research shows that the patterns of Airbnb listings in Australia’s biggest cities are highly uneven. The findings suggest impacts […]

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WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOUR ADULT-TEEN WON’T LEAVE HOME?

FAILURE TO LAUNCH (and leave the nest) is becoming quite a problem with children in their 20-30’s who just won’t move out of home. In the case in this story, the family took their son to court to get an order for him to move out!! Drastic measures in dire […]

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THE INTEREST IN TINY HOUSES IS GROWING, SO WHO WANTS THEM AND WHY?

A tiny house in the backyard appeals to some as a solution that offers both affordability and sustainability. Think Out Loud/flick, CC BY-NC Tiny houses are now so popular that someone was charged with stealing one last week. A social media campaign tracked its journey from Canberra to Hervey Bay. My research to date has found […]

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