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Nicole Gurran

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Nicole Gurran is a professor in the Urban and Regional Planning Program at the University of Sydney. Her research focuses on comparative planning systems, managing urban and regional change, and housing affordability. She is the author of ‘Australian Urban Land Use Planning’ (Sydney University Press 2007, 2011).

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Conference paper

18 Jun 2018

Over the past decade, amidst growing concerns about perceived mismatches between housing demand and supply, the state of New South Wales (NSW) has introduced a range of major changes to land use policy and development assessment processes. Designed to address regulatory impediments to new and...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018

There is growing global concern about the local neighbourhood and housing market impacts of online “home-sharing” platforms such as Airbnb. However, the research base to inform policy and planning responses remains limited. This paper examines how different forms of “holiday home-sharing” – whereby property owners...

Research report

29 May 2018

This study examined the range of strategies and initiatives governments have used to leverage affordable housing supply across the continuum of housing needs (i.e. from social housing to affordable rental and home ownership) in a constrained funding and increasingly market-driven context, across a range of...

Report

Inquiry into increasing affordable housing supply: evidence-based principles and strategies for Australian policy and practice
10 Apr 2018

There is growing interest in the potential for inclusionary planning approaches to help deliver affordable housing supply in Australian cities and regions. Within wider government strategies for affordable housing supply, inclusionary planning approaches can play a role in requiring or incentivising dwelling units, land, or...

Commentary

15 Mar 2018

The clichés about housing supply and regulatory restraints are distractions from the need to focus on expanding the affordable housing sector to directly meet the needs of low-income households.

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