Building social and affordable housing using returns from a $10 billion investment seems to be the answer to the skyrocketing rental costs for Labor.

Despite the promise of 30,000 social and affordable homes built in its first five years, the proposal is now facing great resistance in the senate.

Image: Image: Shutterstock – Jandrie Lombard

Produced By: Cindy Paskalina

Featured In Story: Peter Martin – Business and Economy Editor of The Conversation and a visiting fellow at the Australian National University

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 17 May 2023