Housing Sydney

Michael Darcy

Abstract


Housing processes and products provide an invaluable contribution to understanding the city. The form, location and condition of its dwellings are a key feature of Sydney, reflecting its historical development, household and social structure, economic conditions and response to climate.
Four aspects of Sydney’s housing - type, tenure, cost and location - provide indispensable insights into the city’s social makeup, its economic foundations and cultural identity. Unfortunately, as in most large cities around the world, a proportion of Sydney’s residents are unable to secure housing of any kind.

Keywords


Housing; Tenure; Homelessness; Inequality;

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