Tag Archive for: Economics

Housing Industry Forecasting Group dwelling commencements

After six quarters of consecutive growth, the volume of established house sales for the March 2022 quarter dipped to 9,356, in the June 2022 quarter house sales fell further to 9,222.

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.

Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook

The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook updates the economic and fiscal outlook from the previous budget.

AHURI – Moving, downsizing and housing equity consumption choices of older Australians

This study analyses current geographic mobility and downsizing behaviours among Australians aged over 55, and considers the barriers to, and consequences of downsizing. Retired Australians tend to retain high levels of housing wealth (rising to 49% of assets for homeowners aged 75+) and most choose not to downsize, either by moving to a smaller dwelling […]

UNSW Sydney – Strengthening economic cases for housing: the productivity gains from better housing outcomes

The Stage 1 research on Making Better Economic Cases for Housing Policies (Maclennan et al, 2018) examined how a range of outcomes in Sydney’s and Melbourne’s housing markets, including price, location and quality effects, may have a negative feedback effect on productivity and growth in their economies. It stressed that cases presented for new housing policies to address high needs and […]