Housing Futures in Australia: An Intergenerational Perspective

AuthorsRachel Ong ViforJ, Judith Yates, Nigel Stapledon, Chris Leishman, Emma Baker, David Morrison, Gavin Tonnet
PublishedAugust 2017
PublisherThe Committee for Economic Development of Australia
ISBN0 85801 314 2
Number of Pages122

This chapter looks at the widening intergenerational housing wealth gap between the young and old. It discusses how the timing of historical policy reforms, alongside changing labour market and housing conditions, have given rise to fewer opportunities to accumulate housing wealth among the young in comparison with their boomer parents.