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Peter Phibbs

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University of Sydney

Peter Phibbs is a geographer, planner and social economist with extensive experience in program evaluation, financial analysis and cost benefit analysis. He has undertaken economic and financial appraisals of a diverse range of projects including numerous housing programs and projects.
Peter has over twenty years experience undertaking housing research. Currently he is the Chair of Urban and Regional Planning and Policy at the University of Sydney and also Director of the Henry Halloran Trust at the same University.
 


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11 Oct 2017

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This project examined state government-led innovations in affordable housing through analysis of two state-level strategies and two state-level programs. The research shows effective strategies and programs rely on strong political leadership; adopt a...

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24 Feb 2017

Australia’s global cities are a very large part of the nation’s economic success, but they are also generating significantly unequal incomes. Our recent research found that as Australian cities have grown, their income inequality has increased.

Cities provide many social and cultural...

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Research report

14 Dec 2016

The research shows that while much has been achieved to improve housing management in remote Indigenous communities under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH) reforms, other areas require further development.

Housing standards and tenancy management...

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Audio presentation

30 Nov 2016

This public lecture discussed the draft Central Sydney Planning Strategy 2012-2036. The strategy revises previous planning controls and attempts to deliver on the City of Sydney’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 program. The Strategy is the product of the most detailed review of city centre planning...

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Research report

21 Nov 2016

The shortage of housing in remote communities, and their deteriorated condition, has long been associated with high levels of crowding, homelessness and serious health and social problems affecting the wellbeing of Indigenous Australians. A contributing factor to poor housing standards was the...

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17 Nov 2016

Henry Halloran Trust director Prof. Peter Phibbs recently visited New York city where he compared how the issues of housing affordability we face in Sydney are dealt with in America's most populous city. The trust has released a video documenting Prof. Phibb's account of the similarities between...

Research report

21 Sep 2016

This report examined the notion of an efficient housing market and identified key indicators of housing system efficiency, responsiveness, and risk. It examined implications of particular housing supply settings and outcomes to understand economic productivity and participation at regional and...

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Research report

03 Aug 2016

What the research did: This report examines the supply of subsidised affordable housing via the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) in Australia and the international approaches of the  Low Income Housing Taxation Credit (LIHTC) scheme in the US and the Affordable Rents program in...

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Commentary

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17 Jun 2016

Housing affordability and tax reform have shaped up to be two of the defining issues this election. The Property Council of Australia – which describes itself as “the Voice of Leadership” – has helped frame the debate on behalf of its 2200 company members.

The financial stakes are high...

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Briefing paper

22 Jan 2016

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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