Private Rental Housing

Supported by Swinburne University's Centre for Urban Transitions, this collection contains government, academic and other sector reports as well as media discussion about the financing, development and supply of rental housing, tenant access and rental property management in Australia.

Private Rental Housing

Research report

14 Feb 2018

This study analysed recently completed affordable housing developments across Australia to ascertain how affordable housing project costs, revenues and subsidies interact.

Report

24 Jan 2018

What lessons can be drawn from institutional change in private rental sectors (PRSs) internationally which could enhance the equity, efficiency and effectiveness of the sector in Australia, particularly to improve outcomes for low-income tenants?

Website

1 Dec 2017

Are real estate agents covered by the Privacy Act?

Research report

15 Nov 2017

To illustrate the situation for vulnerable groups, this release continues to assess the rental affordability situation for eight Australian household types, with a focus on aged and key worker cohorts.

Video program

12 Sep 2017

This documentary investigates why house prices have soared while home ownership rate is falling.

Research report

1 Sep 2017

The real deal: Rising house prices and low interest rates have supported industry growth

Research report

1 May 2017

This release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) highlights that pensioners and working parents have been priced out of the rental market in all metropolitan areas across Australia.

Policy report

23 Jan 2017

The main aim of housing and homelessness sector services is to ensure that all Australians have access to affordable, safe and sustainable housing — a vital determinant of wellbeing that is associated with better outcomes in health, education and employment, as well as economic and...

Website

15 Oct 2016

The Rent Roll Broker is a business broker specialising exclusively in the sale of rent roll portfolios and real estate agency practices in Australia.

Journal article

22 Aug 2016

This article provides new evidence on the supply of private rental dwellings affordable for low income households in Australia in 1996 and 2001 and on shortages or surpluses of affordable dwellings in each period.

Research report

30 May 2016

Private rental brokerage programs (PRBPs) are a key pillar of support for disadvantaged people accessing and sustaining private rental. This is in addition to more formal private rental assistance programs delivered by state and territory governments; and Commonwealth financial assistance in the form of Commonwealth...

Article

14 Mar 2016

A long-time Atlanta real estate agent, Janie Slater has been selling homes on and off since 1994.

Article

26 Feb 2016

Estate Baron, an Australian real estate crowdfunding platform, now has no limit on the number of investors that can participate, which has allowed the company to bring the minimum investment down to $2,000.

Website

1 Jan 2016

Like many modern success stories, the First National Real Estate network traces its roots to humble beginnings.

Website

1 Jan 2016

Investors and Borrowers have used private mortgages as an investment and for funding in Western Australia for over 100 years.

Research report

23 Dec 2015

The private rental sector has grown significantly and is now home to more than 1.8 million Australian households. This growth has been linked to higher demand from households who are taking longer to save for a house deposit, as well as more strictly rationed public...

Journal article

16 Sep 2015

A tax rule whereby losses on a rental property are deductible against personal taxable income (commonly known as ‘negative gearing’) is an almost uniquely Australian practice.

Article

12 Sep 2015

‘THE Uber of real estate’ could break the industry by saving you tens of thousands where agents pocketed an extra $68 million in commissions just last month.

Article

4 Aug 2015

It’s almost impossible to go a day in Sydney without having at least one conversation about property prices. The city is consumed with property prices, with news of record sales figures on our screens and in the newspapers almost every night. But even though we’re...

Article

16 Jul 2015

Australia’s crowdfunding scene recently took the spotlight with the news that CoAssets, a Singapore-based real estate crowdfunding platform, would publicly trade shares on NSX, an Australian stock exchange.