The Council is an independent group that operates at arms length from government and reports to the Minister for Housing and Homelessness, the Hon Mark Butler MP.
- an annual state of Supply Report, on the adequacy of land supply and construction activity to meet demand and improve affordability; and
- a report on broader housing supply and affordability issues.
The Chair of the Council is Dr Owen Donald. The other eight members of the Council are drawn from academia and the finance, economics, building, planning and urban development sectors.