Inner city vacancies drive urban sprawl, affordability crisis

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The 2009 I Want to Live Here report reveals how speculative vacancies are overlooked in housing supply analyses. “Inner city suburbs such as Richmond (7.40%), Princes Hill (8.76%) and Flemington (8.83%) had Genuine Vacancy Rates more than five times greater than the REIV’s vacancy rate of 1.4%” stated Earthsharing Australia spokesperson Karl Fitzgerald. “By including speculative vacancies and under-utilised properties … Read More

Speculators Urged to help Homeless Fire Victims

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photo credit: Markus Koellmann Press Release 09/02/09 Earthsharing Australia urges all holders of speculative vacancies to open their doors to the 5000 homeless victims of the bushfire. “Earthsharing Australia joins all Australians in expressing our sorrow at this awful tragedy and join the call for all Australians to give what they can to help the victims with what is sure … Read More