Rent and crisis: Old housing problems require a new state of exception in Australia

  title={Rent and crisis: Old housing problems require a new state of exception in Australia},
  author={Sophia Maalsen and Dallas Rogers and Leo Patterson Ross},
  journal={Dialogues in Human Geography},
  pages={225 - 229}
The coronavirus pandemic is opening up a space for housing advocates and scholars to push for reforms to the private rental sector. Yet, we argue the Australian government has shown little commitment to addressing long-term, structural housing issues. Temporary reform will not lead to a new or more socially just housing system in the long-term—a new housing normal—without a significant and nation-wide tenant campaign. Like others, we are working together on campaigns such as this, but we are… Expand
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