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Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

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AHURI

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Research report

03 Nov 2014

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This report provides data on some of the major changes in, and major issues around, the Australian public housing system over recent decades. The public housing sector has gone through major transformations in recent decades. Its original broad roles encompassing working...

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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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Research report

17 Nov 2014

Strategies to manage crowding in Indigenous households can reduce the negative effects for people living in those households, according to this report.

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  • Crowding in Indigenous households has structural causes, including the shortage of appropriately
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Research report

05 Nov 2014

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There has been considerable media exposure in recent years to the contracting opportunities for younger people to become home owners, just as there was at the turn of the millennium. Rising dwelling prices were a problem then as they are now. The language...

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Research report

30 Sep 2014

Explores the factors influencing tenant choices to remain in or depart from public housing.

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Falling tenancy turnover rates over the last decade have resulted in declining vacancies available to applicants in high need. To address this...

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Research report

15 Sep 2014

Explores the effect homelessness programs have on the potential to yield substantial cost savings particularly in health and justice service areas and the use of social welfare services.

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  • Homelessness programs were generally effective in •
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Article

10 Sep 2014

The recently released Forrest Review raises the issue that current public and social housing policies trap Indigenous and other Australians in areas ‘even when there are no jobs there’. Some of the Review's proposals include...

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Research report

01 Sep 2014

Examines the impact of housing and labour market factors, demographics and service availability on rates of homelessness across Australia over the past decade.

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This is the first of two reports focusing on the structural factors underlying...

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Research report

27 Aug 2014

Increased demand from students, retirees and families excluded from private rental have put new pressures on marginal rental accommodation. However residents—especially those with high needs—remain vulnerable in this tenure and often experience poor management, lack of safety and low quality or...

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Research report

21 Aug 2014

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More Australian home owners are using housing equity withdrawal to unlock financial resources to fund living expenses, especially in retirement. Policy is needed to address potential adverse consequences of these strategies.

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