Housing subsidies

27 April 2017

Housing affordability for the most disadvantaged Australians won't be fixed by a government-backed bank, or 'bond aggregator', according to new research by the Centre for Independent Studies.

Research report
20 April 2017

This study investigated the capacity constraints affecting Australia’s affordable housing industry, which is critical to addressing the housing needs of low-income Australians.

Video lecture/presentation
11 April 2017

The Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, addressed the issue of housing affordability in a lecture hosted by AHURI at the State Library in Melbourne on Monday 10 April 2017.

10 April 2017

The Federal Treasurer, Scott Morrison, addressed the issue of housing affordability in an hour-long lecture hosted by AHURI at the State Library in Melbourne on Monday 10 April.

2 March 2017

This study investigates the role housing assistance, housing wealth and home ownership mortgages have on individuals’ incentive to work or on other employment decisions. The study also explores...

30 January 2017

This factsheet outlines the concept of a bond aggregator and how it could work in Australia.

7 December 2016

This report proposes a series of clear and measurable responses to the burgeoning need for affordable housing in different parts of Melbourne and across Victoria.

Video lecture/presentation
5 September 2016

Dr Ian Winter introduces a one-day conference investigating the future of housing assistance in Australia.

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...

23 November 2015

Acknowledging different institutional, governance and policy contexts, and informed by international experience and Australian practice, this project distilled key learning, policy opportunities...