Housing crisis to 'get worse before it gets better'

By Poppy Johnston
Updated April 23 2024 - 3:40am, first published 3:32am
Dwelling starts are particularly sluggish as builders work through a backlog of unfinished homes. (Dan Himbrechts/AAP PHOTOS)
Dwelling starts are particularly sluggish as builders work through a backlog of unfinished homes. (Dan Himbrechts/AAP PHOTOS)

Australia's housing crisis is expected to get worse before it gets better and the federal government is facing growing pressure to do more to fix it in the May budget.

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