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Kath Hulse

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Kathleen Hulse
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Swinburne University of Technology
Centre for Urban Transitions (CUT)

Kath Hulse is Director of the Centre for Urban Transitions and research professor in housing studies. Her primary research interest is in the housing and urban drivers and consequences of economic, social, political and cultural change. Kath has a particualar interest in housing processes and social change in Australia and internationally. She has a strong track record as leader of research projects and has obtained many national competitive grants and is an experienced supervisor of postgraduate students. Kath was the academic leader of annual symposia for PhD students in the AHURI network of universities (2003-2013) and was Director of the Swinburne-Monash Research Centre of AHURI (2004-10) and Co-leader Sustainable Cities in the Swinburne Institute for Social Research 2010-2016. She was a Director of not for profit housing organisations (2001-2012). Prior to her academic career, she also had extensive, high level experience in policy development, research and program management in government.


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Journal article

21 Mar 2017

In liberal market Anglophone nations, where private rental housing is typically lightly regulated, little is known about the household-level drivers of recent private rental sector growth. In Australia, where long-term private renting (10 years plus) has doubled since the 1990s, growing numbers...

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Research report

01 Dec 2016

This CRC for Low Carbon Living project investigates the role that media plays in shaping home renovation practices. This second report tells the story of the Home Renovators’ Media World. It provides a more detailed and nuanced understanding of the roles of media in home renovation processes,...

Research report

15 Oct 2016

This is the first report of a project examining ways of making energy efficient home renovations mainstream rather than a niche activity as is currently the case. Homes are a major contributor to carbon dioxide emissions in Australia; most emanating from the 98 per cent of established homes...

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Research report

30 Aug 2016

This report considers the findings from an evidence-based policy inquiry into individualised forms of housing assistance which assessed whether their implementation could lead to improved services and better outcomes for low-income and vulnerable households. It sets out future policy options...

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Briefing paper

03 Dec 2015

A preliminary research paper (secondary data analysis, interviews and focus groups with policy community) helped inform this Investigative Panel. Two panel meetings were held in New South Wales and Victoria and comprised local and state government representatives, NGOs, rooming house owners and...

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Research report

23 Nov 2015

There has been considerable innovation in social policy in many developed countries since the mid-1990s, with a move towards more individualised packages of support for people who require assistance due to older age, disabilities, health issues and a range of other vulnerabilities. The aims of...

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Research report

18 Nov 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.

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  • Not-for-profit (NFP) housing organisations are changing in corporate structure, business scope and
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Research report

16 Sep 2015

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Disadvantage is an umbrella term embracing a range of concepts including poverty, deprivation, social exclusion and social capital. Spatial disadvantage is likewise an umbrella term incorporating three concepts: locational disadvantage, places with social...

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Research report

17 Aug 2015

The research sought to measure  whether lower income households are able to access housing which is ‘affordable’ based on weekly rent of no more than 30 per cent of gross household income and ‘available’ referring to the extent to which affordable dwellings are in fact occupied by lower income...

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Research report

12 Aug 2015

This Investigative Panel focused on the challenges facing the rooming/boarding house policy community in Victoria and New South Wales. The Panel argued that in the context of growth in the sector and a more diverse clientele, regulatory frameworks needed to be updated to encompass those...

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