Tag Archive for: City Futures Research Centre UNSW

Managing Access to Social Housing in Australia

The research reveals signs of intensifying stress within the social housing system when it comes to allocating limited housing supply for non-priority applicants in particular.

Housing market impacts and housing policy responses – an international review

The report highlights that, with house prices also having risen sharply during the crisis in most of the researched countries, housing affordability pressures are now generally even more acute in 2022 than when COVID first hit.

COVID-19 rental housing and homelessness impacts in Australia

New research by the ACOSS/UNSW Poverty and Inequality Partnership shows renters on low and modest incomes are in the grip of a housing pincer, especially in regional Australia, as surging rents and the Commonwealth’s neglect of social and affordable housing creates acute stress.

Housing and the Economy: Scenarios for Australia to 2025 and 2045

These reports enhance economic understandings of housing system outcomes that will better inform the policymakers and other housing system stakeholders.

Views of Housing in the Economy: Abstract Dreamings or Real Directions?

This report analyses the expert opinions of 87 leading economists and other senior housing market specialists on interrelationships between the housing system, economic performance, and wealth distribution in Australia.

COVID-19 Rental Housing and Homelessness Policy Impacts

This report shows the gains made on reducing homelessness during the pandemic are slipping away and less than a third of those assisted with temporary hotel accommodation during the crisis were later transitioned into longer-term affordable housing.

Poverty, Property and Place

This analysis reveals the impact of the housing market on the ability of low-income households to maintain a decent standard of living.

Building Back Better

Supporting research by the UNSW City Futures to document and critically examine rapid policy changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and recession.