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Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

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AHURI

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Briefing paper

11 May 2015

Underemployment is defined as working less than 35 hours in a given week and preferring to work more paid hours. In Australia, underemployment is well above the OECD average (OECD Employment Outlook 2010), is more widespread than unemployment and is prevalent amongst women, the young and...

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Research report

04 May 2015

Supportive housing is a package of assistance for tenants to address health and other needs as well as sustaining affordable tenancies, mostly in social housing. Some supportive housing is provided in a congregate (single) site context, but some providers use housing scattered across multiple...

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Research report

27 Apr 2015

Executive Summary: As house prices in Australia have increased, concern has been expressed about the ability of young Australians to attain home ownership. In August 2014, for example, the proportion of all mortgage financed dwelling transactions that were purchased by first...

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Research report

13 Apr 2015

The project sought to understand what would be required to develop a model of CLTs for Indigenous communities in New South Wales (NSW), and also identify issues in considering a model for the Northern Territory.

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Community Land Trusts (CLTs) are a form of...

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Research report

16 Mar 2015

This project involved descriptive analysis and modelling techniques to understand the structural drivers of homelessness, using data from three Census periods (2001, 2006 and 2011). The project utilised data from the ABS Census of Population and Housing, the Specialist Homelessness Service (SHS...

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Research report

04 Mar 2015

Examines the policy and practical challenges being encountered in the development of a legitimate and viable rooming/boarding house sector, and how might these best be overcome through an improved regulatory regime and other measures to address a range of housing needs.

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Research report

28 Jan 2015

This project sought to address three areas of policy concern in relation to dispersed and ageing public housing properties in inner and middle ring suburbs: how to find new ways to accommodate population increases; how to create affordable and diverse housing options; how to manage ageing...

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Research report

27 Jan 2015

This is the first of two reports funded by AHURI that set out to examine the relationship between structural factors, individual characteristics, and homelessness using Journeys Home (JH), a unique Australian longitudinal dataset on persons vulnerable to homelessness.

In our study we...

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Research report

07 Dec 2014

Examines the supply of, and demand for, private rental dwellings affordable to lower income households in 2011 and compared this with the situation in 2006.

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Almost one in four Australian households rent their housing in the...

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Research report

19 Nov 2014

This is the first report of a project that explores the duration of housing affordability stress (HAS) in Australia. It updates research findings previously reported by Wood and Ong (2009), which tracked the housing affordability trajectories of Australians over the period 2001–06. The present...

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