Housing affordability in Australia has been a hot topic for some time, recently flaring up due to massive rent and housing price increases post-COVID-19 lockdowns.

Affordability has broadly declined since the 1980s, with median price-to-income ratios almost tripling in that time…

The Australian Co-operative Housing Association (ACHA) and the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) believe co-operative housing, or collective ownership of housing, could be the answer to the affordability crisis.

Read Proactive Australia’s article, Are co-ops the answer to Australian housing crisis?, 30 November 2023