Land Rent Confessions

Karl FitzgeraldMultimedia0 Comments

Renegade Economists Show 493 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Karl reveals a big ‘thing’. What would you do in his situation as our corrupted democracy devolves from community to community created millionaires? Meanwhile the public has no clue as to how they play out as pawns. Solution – … Read More

Democratising Land Use

Karl FitzgeraldMultimedia0 Comments

Sustainable Economies Law Center Democratising Land Use Teach-In July 2, 2014 in Oakland, CA with Karl Fitzgerald, Chris Tittle and Hank Herrera on Land Trusts, RealEstate4Ransom, broken land treaties and democratizing land use. Hear more of Karl Fitzgerald’s work on the weekly Renegade Economists podcast, more from SELC and follow Hank Herrara on Twitter.

Renting from Wall Street

Karl FitzgeraldCommentary, Multimedia3 Comments

Renegade Economists podcast 350 As broadcast on 3CR, Wed July 30th Renting from Wall Street by Renegadeeconomists on Mixcloud Show Notes Samples: Christine Lagarde, Amartya Sen Lecture, 10/6/2014 Housing: where will we all live? London School of Economics, 10/06/2014 Featuring Wayne Hemmingway, Richard Blakeway, Professor Paul Cheshire, Rachel Fisher, John Stewart London CrossRail audio – This $24bn hole has london … Read More

Housing shortage questioned again

Karl FitzgeraldCampaigns, Commentary0 Comments

With recent doubts on Census data winding in the mainstream opinion on housing shortages (down from 228,000 to now just 23,000) we were pleased to have our 5th Speculative Vacancies report written up by Chris Vedelago on Fairfax’s Domain blog: A study by Earthsharing Australia estimates there are 90,730 vacant properties around the city, enough homes to provide housing for … Read More

Over 90,000 Empty Houses Amidst Housing Crisis

Karl FitzgeraldCampaigns, Hot Issues6 Comments

20 June 2012 There are 90,700 vacant houses in Melbourne – 5.9 per cent of the total – according to Earthsharing Australia’s 5th annual Speculative Vacancies Report. “Our lazy land use makes a mockery of the drive for affordable housing,” researcher Philip Soos said today. Vacancy hotspots include: Docklands 14.1%, Williams Landing 13.5% and Truganina 12.9% where construction has clearly … Read More