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Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

Acronym: 
AHURI

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Briefing paper

04 Jan 2016

This project examined residential investment vehicles introduced overseas to encourage investment in rental properties. It explored the opportunity to develop an effective residential investment vehicle in Australia oriented to enhance the supply of affordable rental properties.

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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 housing. Despite this growth...

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Research report

17 Dec 2015

This study confirmed that existing official performance measures of Australia’s social housing services are inadequate to measure efficiency and effectiveness. Working closely with six larger community housing providers and two public housing providers, the research team developed and trialled a...

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16 Dec 2015

The study involved reviewing housing and other policies that affect humanitarian entrants ('refugees'), interviewing service providers, and analysing longitudinal data, including from a specially designed survey of refugees called the Refugees, Housing and Social Inclusion Survey....

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Briefing paper

04 Dec 2015

Home ownership is valued not just for the housing it provides but also as a means to accumulate wealth over the life-cycle. However, there is evidence that younger generations are making later transitions into home ownership and increased numbers not entering at all—this is not just among low-...

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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

11 Nov 2015

This report provides an Australia-wide review of National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) programs which assist clients to access and maintain a social housing tenancy or support existing social housing tenants at risk of homelessness maintain their tenancies. The report examines...

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Research report

29 Oct 2015

In the past, housing policy-makers have argued that housing is a social, rather than an economic, investment. However, problems with the housing market may be constraining national growth and imposing costs on the public purse (e.g. homelessness impacts on health budgets).

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