SBP editorial: This housing fiasco has gone on long enough

18th February, 2018

Why does it matter that we can’t house our own citizenry? It seems deeply insensitive to ask when the evidence is so apparent. But let’s break it down.

Start with the sheer human misery and mental suffering caused by our inability to deal with our dysfunctional housing market. This occurs at almost every income segment – although, as per usual, it is most profound among the least well-off. From rough sleepers...

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