Post-release housing assistance is a potentially powerful lever in arresting the imprisonment–homelessness cycle.
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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.
Trajectories, a collaborative research project between Mind Australia and the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute found that housing insecurity is associated with poor mental health and increased suicide risk.
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.
‘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.
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.
Two Western Australian Labor MP’s have signed the pledge to support more social housing to create jobs and help end homelessness.
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’.
This research was conducted in response to concerns about the increasing economic inequity between metropolitan and regional Australia.
With more Australians spending more time within their homes, the design, layout and thermal comfort of their homes have become increasingly noticeable and relevant.
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.
New research from AHURI provides a national evidence-base on pathways into, within, and out of social housing tenancies.
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.
It’s estimated there is a current unmet need of 39,200 social and 19,300 affordable homes across WA. If we continue on the same trajectory by 2036 we will have a shortage of 86,400 social homes and 32,000 affordable homes.