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Comfortable, affordable and low-carbon housing is possible, but according to experts at Wednesday’s National Forum on Low Carbon Housing for Low Income Households, there are multiple challenges that need tackling to get there.
Organised by the CRC for Low Carbon Living, ASBEC and the...
This report focuses on the position of low income households including those in employment (i.e. the 'working poor') in the private rental market to better understand the outcomes of the current policy framework on the housing opportunities open to them.
This report focuses on projections of underlying demand and of land and housing supply over the 20 years from 2008-28, the gap between housing demand and supply and implications for submarkets, and current influences on supply and demand.
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Changes in the profile of public housing tenants in recent decades have seen growth in the number of tenants with complex needs. Many tenants who engage in demanding behaviour fit within this category. These tenants are especially susceptible to the cycle of homelessness and its...
In New Approaches to Expanding the Supply of Affordable Housing in Australia: An Increasing Role for the Private Sector Mike Berry argues that reduced governments have been reducing their spending on social housing at a time when increasing economic inequality and insecurity and high house...
This report provides a study of changes in Australians' housing aspirations and the implications of these for housing assistance. It illustrates the way in which the changing nature of Australian society is reflected in changing housing aspirations among different household groups and what these changes...
More public housing funds are needed to unleash its potential, argue ROWLAND ATKINSON and KEITH JACOBS.
ONE of the early successes of the Blair government was to make clear the need for social investment to promote economic outcomes.
Both Commonwealth and state governments are committed to growing the community housing sector as an independent, complementary social housing system. This will require new investment, new partnerships and an increased capacity to manage more flexibly. A major obstacle to these objectives is the lack of...
Running 9–11 July 2003 at the University of New South Wales, the Australian Social Policy Conference is a key item on the Australian social policy calendar. The 2003 conference looks at the growing international debate over how social structures and policies exclude certain residents or...
This project brought together key Australian experts in the field of household projections and econometric modelling to formulate and develop a set of projection methods and techniques suited specifically to Australian needs and resources. The project involves consultation with users about their needs and the...