According to the research, two interrelated factors underpin experiences of chronic Indigenous homelessness.
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The data showed a significant over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Western Australian homeless population.
Very few Australians live in housing that could be considered overcrowded. The norm is for households to have spare bedrooms.
Knowing this history means they can take a trauma informed approach and better understand the support needs of each family.
This research project focused on alternative models with the potential to meet the needs of older Australians.
It considered literature and policy from Australia and a small number of international comparator policies; conducted online surveys of landlords and of economists; and consulted key stake holders.
Only around a third of Indigenous Australians own their own home, compared to two-thirds of non-Indigenous people.
Singles, households with no children, low-income households, private renters and residents of major cities have lower wellbeing when precariously housed compared to when they are not precariously housed.
Funded by the Australian Research Council and Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, the project reflects the fact renting has moved from being a transitional proposition to something more permanent.
Australia’s ageing housing stock offers a multitude of benefits that will supercharge the emissions reduction.
Recommendations include that consideration be given to increasing the maximum size of individual grants available under the Capacity Building Program to $75,000.
The research finds that social housing asset management is in need of reform.
Post-release housing assistance is a potentially powerful lever in arresting the imprisonment–homelessness cycle.
This research presents policy and practice recommendations to enhance the coordination of housing, health and social care supports for individuals leaving residential treatment for mental health or substance use problems.
The report undertaken by researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, University of New South Wales and Monash University analyses how evaluation of public housing renewal is informing policy development and delivery to maximise financial returns and socio-economic outcomes.
The report finds that key workers are more likely than the labour force generally to reside in outer suburbs and satellite cities and to commute more than 30kms to work.