What lessons can be drawn from institutional change in private rental sectors (PRSs) internationally which could enhance the equity, efficiency and effectiveness of the sector in Australia, particularly to improve outcomes for low-income tenants?
Home purchasing and renting, particularly in our capital cities, is now beyond the reach of many people. Are governments around Australia effectively tackling the pressing issue of housing affordability?
To illustrate the situation for vulnerable groups, this release continues to assess the rental affordability situation for eight Australian household types, with a focus on aged and key worker cohorts.
This discussion paper endeavors to identify the underlying causes of housing affordability issues, and to consider some useful policy responses in the current and historical context.
The investigation received numerous submissions from current and former public housing tenants, along with advocacy groups, detailing their experiences of the Department of Health and Human Services' maintenance claims practices.
This project examined state government-led innovations in affordable housing through analysis of two state-level strategies and two state-level programs.
This report maps out how minimum efficiency standards for rental homes could tackle a long-standing problem, and create thousands of jobs in trades, services and manufacturing across Victoria.
This guide contains a number of tips to assist Victorians who are considering renting or buying an apartment, particularly off-the-plan.
This article argues that it is not economically viable for Australian super funds to invest in the Australian build-to-rent market and explores how our governments can take steps in providing critical economic infrastructure to combat the public housing shortage.
The study forecasted future expenditure on housing assistance programs.
There has been a rapid growth in short-term holiday letting (STHL) both nationally and in NSW over recent years particularly since the emergence of online booking services and the development of the sharing economy. The NSW Government’s response to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the regulation...
This online resource provides a picture of shifts in affordability, broken down by region and territorial authority (and by ward in Auckland) in New Zealand.
This paper presents key findings about housing affordability trends at a national level and for the three most populous
This release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) highlights that pensioners and working parents have been priced out of the rental market in all metropolitan areas across Australia.
About 400,000 Australian households live in social housing, which covers public housing, community housing, Indigenous community housing, and Indigenous housing provided by governments.
The sector has many issues, including:
• In public housing, many dwellings fail adequacy standards, and numerous tenants are dissatisfied...
The findings of the 2017 Rental Affordability Snapshot show that for people on low incomes housing options in the private rental market are extremely limited, and that the chances of finding a place that could be called home are even worse. Combined with the lack...
This study investigated the creation of successful non-profit housing providers through public housing transfers in the UK, for both the housing providers and government policies.
The study established that different capacities need to be developed at different stages, including during the policy design process,...