The government has not heeded calls from industry, community, unions and a choir of leading economists to build homes for people unable to access ownership or high market rents.
This signals a significant and important shift acknowledging the social and economic challenges and opportunities facing Australians.
Policy think tank the Grattan Institute have released a report, The Recovery Book: What Australian governments should do now, detailing the next steps in responding to the COVID-19 crisis.
The national and state peak housing and homelessness organisations have come together to make a joint submission in response to the latest Infrastructure Australia Audit.
This research investigated various business case frameworks for funding social housing as infrastructure, including using cost-benefit analysis (CBA) and other alternatives, in order to develop stronger analytical methodologies. Learn more here
Speakers and delegates participated in a robust discussion in Melbourne Over 160 delegates heard from research and industry experts examining the question ‘Is social housing infrastructure?’ in the first edition of the newly initiated AHURI Discussion Series, held in Melbourne on Monday afternoon 11 February 2019. Learn more here