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Supported Place Application

The conference committee is seeking applications from throughout Australia and from across the spectrum of people known to experience homelessness.

Renting in the time of COVID-19: understanding the impacts

The impacts of COVID-19 across the rental sector are, in many respects, still emerging, and this presents a real challenge for policymakers in developing targeted and effective assistance.

Affordable housing in innovation-led employment strategies

‘Innovation-led’ employment growth is the key focus of smart cities based strategic planning, however, there is limited consideration given to including affordable housing into the development of smart cities in Australia.

The uneven distribution of housing supply

This AHURI report explains the variations in local rates of housing production between 2006 and 2016 by examining the quantity, composition and distribution of new housing supply across Australia.

Everybody’s Home Pledge

Two Western Australian Labor MP’s have signed the pledge to support more social housing to create jobs and help end homelessness.

Understanding and reimagining social housing pathways

Policies shaping social housing pathways have evolved in response to high demand and decreased supply, with a tighter targeting of eligibility and a rationing of housing to those of ‘highest need’.

Strategic planning, ‘city deals’ and affordable housing

This research was conducted in response to concerns about the increasing economic inequity between metropolitan and regional Australia.

COVID-19 reveals true liveability of our homes and neighbourhoods

With more Australians spending more time within their homes, the design, layout and thermal comfort of their homes have become increasingly noticeable and relevant.

Investment in social housing will create jobs and improve social outcomes

National housing and homelessness leaders have called for an immediate employment-boosting investment to expand Australia’s social housing by 30,000 homes as the country experiences a wave of job losses due to COVID-19.

Social Housing Exit Points

New research from AHURI provides a national evidence-base on pathways into, within, and out of social housing tenancies.

Moving, downsizing and housing equity consumption choices of older Australians

The report highlights that most people only consider downsizing and spend their wealth in retirement if they incur a key life event such as becoming unwell or losing a partner.