Social housing

21 March 2017

A promising federal government homelessness strategy dissipated for lack of funding and political will, writes Lesley Russell.

16 March 2017

This cost benefit analysis found that it is cheaper to provide last resort housing to homeless people than to leave them 'sleeping rough.'

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...

Audio program
30 January 2017

A housing development in south London conceived in a partnership between the local council and Australian property mogul Lend Lease has so far managed to decrease the amount of affordable housing...

Briefing paper
28 November 2016

The research examined the impact of programs providing social housing with support for people experiencing homelessness under the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH).

Audio program
9 October 2016

The eviction of social housing tenants from Sydney's CBD is nearly complete. Heritage, history and the wellbeing of an ageing population has been traded off to build more social housing elsewhere...

8 October 2016

The proportion of aged persons in Australia is set to increase significantly, posing many challenges. Amongst these is the growing number of households who lack housing security in retirement.

7 October 2016

The former chair of the NSW Heritage Council has criticised the state government's refusal to heritage list the landmark Sirius apartment building in the historic Rocks area of Sydney.

7 September 2016

In this Shelter Brief, Professor Morris, presents the experiences of a sample of Millers Point residents involved in the recent forced removal of public tenants.