Last week, leaders from the National Cabinet set forth policy measures aiming to address the housing affordability crisis, ranging from building more homes across the country to increasing funding for states and territories.  

One such framework is ‘A Better Deal for Renters’, which includes limiting rent to once a year and phasing in minimum rental standards for around one-third of Australians who rent homes.

Will rental caps help and what are some potential solutions for this crisis?


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Produced By: Toni Pankaluic

Featured In Story: Professor Andrew Beer – Executive Dean of Business at the University of South Australia

First aired on The Wire, Monday 21 August 2023