Hal Pawson

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Last Name: Pawson
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Hal Pawson joined UNSW in 2011 as a Professor of Housing Research and Policy, Associate Director of the City Futures Research Centre, and Director of the UNSW AHURI Research Centre.

Hal's key interests include the governance and management of social housing, private rental housing and urban renewal. Both in his current role and previously at Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University (1995-2011), Hal has extensive experience in leading policy-related housing research commissioned by national governments and funding agencies.

At UNSW, Hal also contributes to Masters teaching via leadership of the Housing Policy & Finance course.

Hal has a prolific record of academic journal publications and his latest co-authored book, After Council Housing: Britain’s New Social Landlords was published in 2010. He is a member of the Australasian Housing Institute, a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Housing, and Managing Editor (Australasia) for the highly-rated international journal Housing Studies. He is also an Associate of the Town & Regional Planning Department, University of Sheffield.
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Blog post
20 March 2017

An exchange of land tax for stamp duty might be, at last, under genuine government consideration. Will it lead to more affordable housing?

Report
12 August 2016

This is the first of two reports focussing on the affordable housing industry and housing options for lower income households

Article
25 July 2016

Hal Pawson looks at why the Queensland government recently walked away from a deal to overhaul Logan’s 4,900 public housing dwellings by a community-housing-provider-led consortium.

Briefing paper
22 January 2016

This research project developed and trialled a new social housing performance assessment framework. Such a framework would better help policy-makers understand how social landlords allocate...

Report
17 December 2015

This research project developed and trialled a new social housing performance assessment framework. Such a framework would better help policy-makers understand how social landlords allocate...

Briefing paper
3 December 2015

Focusing on the challenges facing the rooming/boarding house policy community in Victoria and New South Wales, this paper argues that in the context of growth in the sector and a more diverse...

Report
18 November 2015

Examines new decision-making and business models in the not-for-profit housing sector in the face of new policy frameworks and market challenges.

Report
16 September 2015

Housing policy is compounding spatial disadvantage in Australian cities, with some outer and middle suburbs especially disadvantaged.

Report
12 August 2015

This Investigative Panel focused on the challenges facing the rooming/boarding house policy community in Victoria and New South Wales.