This report provides an overview of national-level, state and territory findings, as well as comparisons across public housing, state-owned and managed Indigenous housing, and community housing tenants. The report shows that the majority of tenants are satisfied with the services provided by their housing organisation,...
National Shelter, Community Sector Banking and SGS Economics and Planning have formed a partnership to develop and release the Rental Affordability Index (RAI). The RAI is intended to complement the Housing Affordability Index (HAI) developed by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Housing Industry Association...
In liberal market Anglophone nations, where private rental housing is typically lightly regulated, little is known about the household-level drivers of recent private rental sector growth. In Australia, where long-term private renting (10 years plus) has doubled since the 1990s, growing numbers are thus exposed...
The rental market in Australia appears to have become something like a war zone.
According to a new national study, co-authored by CHOICE, thousands of tenants are being discriminated against and live in a climate of fear.
The research, undertaken by CHOICE, the...
Executive summarySince the mid-2000s, Australian housing policy-makers have taken an interest in the transfer of public housing to community housing providers (CHPs), partly as a means of transforming a social housing system dominated by financially unsustainable public housing into a vibrant affordable...
This paper contributes insights into the role of tenure in modifying the relationship between housing affordability and health, using a cross-national comparison of similar post-industrial nations—Australia and the United Kingdom—with different tenure structures. The paper utilises longitudinal data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics...
Explores the factors influencing tenant choices to remain in or depart from public housing.
Falling tenancy turnover rates over the last decade have resulted in declining vacancies available to applicants in high need. To address this, State Housing...
This report shows that over 1 million people are living in private rental accommodation in Victoria. These tenants occupy around a quarter of all households across the state.
The TUV has analysed ABS Census data from 2011 and identified the "average‟...
This programme of research was funded by a grant from the Helen MacPherson Smith Trust and aimed to gain insight, for the first time, from real estate agent property managers into ways in which disadvantaged tenants could find suitable accommodation in the private rental market....
The private rental sector plays a key role in the Australian housing system. Its capacity to serve low- to moderate-income households, however, is constrained. This paper explores how low- and moderate-income private renters experience, perceive and indicate a need for "security of tenure".