2016 is the perfect year to create a national vision on housing
Published 06/01/2016 | 02:30
Is there something in our DNA that fuels our property fixation? Obviously, one can go back to the penal times, when we were deprived of ownership.
But surely our relationship with land and development ought to have matured since then. The obsession with ownership and control still persists; the feast or famine, boom/bust cycle continues.
We go from a construction glut, where the skylines of our cities were thick with cranes, to a massive housing shortage.