Wendy Stone

First Name: Wendy
Last Name: Stone
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Dr Wendy Stone is Director of the AHURI Research Centre—Swinburne University of Technology. Wendy is a highly experienced applied policy-oriented researcher, specialising in aspects of family and community wellbeing and their intersection with housing and urban issues. Wendy is a leading Australian authority on the concept of social capital and its policy and practice application.

At Swinburne, Wendy has completed research around family housing pathways, housing and social cohesion, low-moderate home ownership and social inclusion. Currently she is principal investigator of AHURI research, examining changes in the private rental system over time and longitudinal analysis of the impact of long-term private rental for tenants and joint investigator to the current AHURI Multi-Year Research ‘Addressing Concentrations of Social Disadvantage’.

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Report
22 December 2016

This report presents evidence about numbers of children and young people affected by affordability disadvantage in Australia’s fastest housing tenure: private rental.

Report
22 December 2016

This report is one of the first of its type in Australia that seeks to chart the nature of housing change, and specific forms of housing disadvantage, experienced by children within mainstream...

Report
30 August 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...

Report
4 May 2016

This research recommends that housing assistance be provided under a tenure-neutral model. Currently households with similar needs receive fundamentally different levels and types of housing...

Report
5 February 2016

This research project explored whether targeted or integrated housing support for low-income private rental tenants at key transition points is likely to enhance their capacity to sustain...

Report
23 December 2015

This research project explored whether targeted or integrated housing support for low-income private rental tenants at key transition points is likely to enhance their capacity to sustain...

Report
17 August 2015

This research found there was a shortage of 271,000 affordable and available rental dwellings for very-low-income households in 2011, an increase of 60,000 since 2006.

Report
10 June 2015

This research found there was a shortage of 271,000 affordable and available rental dwellings for very-low-income households in 2011, an increase of 60,000 since 2006.

Report
5 November 2014

Provides current evidence about opportunities for younger people to become home owners.

Report
30 September 2014

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