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Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Research Fellow, Housing Policy and Practice, UNSW

Chris is a Research Fellow, Housing Policy and Practice, in the City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales.

Chris's research interests are in rental housing and housing affordability, with special interest in tenancy law; the private rental market and related institutions; social housing; boarding houses, lodging and other forms of marginal rental accommodation; housing and taxation; housing and criminology and criminal justice; and the history of housing policy.

Chris has been involved in housing policy and practice for more than 15 years, and was previously the Senior Policy Officer for the Tenants' Union of NSW, Chair of Shelter NSW, and a member of the NSW Property Services Advisory Council.

Who wins and who loses when platforms like Airbnb disrupt housing? And how do you regulate it?

Nov 08, 2018 16:45 pm UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Short-term letting platforms like Airbnb are changing property owners and investors views and behaviour in the Sydney and Melbourne rental markets. These changes are directly affecting housing availability in localised...

Rental insecurity: why fixed long-term leases aren't the answer

Feb 16, 2017 06:09 am UTC| Real Estate Law

The insecurity of rental housing and unsatisfactory condition of many properties are receiving much-deserved media attention following the release of a national survey of tenants. However, the stock response to the...

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Economy

Australian bonds plunge ahead of RBA meeting minutes, RBA Governor Lowe’s speech

Australian government bonds plunged during early Asian session of the first trading day of the week Monday as investors wait to watch the Reserve Bank of Australias (RBA) June monetary policy meeting minutes, scheduled to...

U.S. Treasuries continue to gain ahead of weekly initial jobless claims, 30-year auction

The U.S. Treasuries continued to gain during Thursdays afternoon session, ahead of the countrys weekly initial jobless claims, scheduled to be released today by 12:30GMT, and the super-long 30-year Note auction, also due...

German bunds trade tad higher after May consumer price inflation remains unchanged

The German bunds traded tad higher during European trading session Thursday after the countrys consumer price inflation (CPI) for the month of May rose, although the extent of gain remained steady when compared to that in...

BoJ likely to stand pat at June 19-20 policy meeting amid rising pressure to cut interest rate, says ANZ Research

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) is not expected to adopt any policy change at its June 1920 meeting, amid growing pressure for the central bank to cut its policy rate, according to the latest report from ANZ Research. The BoJ...

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Politics

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It was not a surprise that United States First Lady Melania Trump made headlines for her wardrobe during their three-day official visit in the United Kingdom last June 3-5. Being a former model, she is expected to be one...

Donald Trump Fires Joe Biden Tirades, Calls Ex-VP ‘Weakest Mentally’ as 2020 Campaigns Heat Up

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Vladimir Putin 'Bromance': Will Donald Trump Ties Dampen as China's Xi Jinping Calls Russian President His 'Best Friend'

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Melania Trump Fashion: First Lady's High-End Wardrobe Wows at UK Visit

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Donald Trump on Climate Change: POTUS Tells Prince Charles America Has ‘Cleanest Climate’; Blames Pollution on China, India, and Russia

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Science

Marijuana News: Cannabis Use Could be Traced Back to 2,500 Years in Western China, Researchers Find

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Cancer Cure: Chances to Survive Breast Cancer Increase With New Drug

While a complete cure for cancer has yet to be discovered, many scientists are working hard to improve treatment regimens and drugs to improve the survival rate among patients. Recently, a group of researchers announced...

HIV/AIDS Cure Still Elusive But Number of New Infections, Related Deaths Continue to Decline

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Technology

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‘Warcraft 3: Reforged’ Release Date: Should Developers Buff the Orc Faction?

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