rental affordability

Report

8 Nov 2018

This study looks at how short-term letting (STL) platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway and Booking.com are reshaping housing opportunity in private markets. It analyses Airbnb listing data from Sydney and Melbourne to reveal insights into the extent STL is contributing to housing affordability issues and to...

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19 Jul 2018

This study investigated how low-income renters navigate the private rental sector (PRS) via three core pathways: the formal, informal and supported pathways. It provides practitioners and policy makers with an evidence base on changing practices and ways forward in shaping equitable PRS institutions.

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29 Apr 2018

Our housing system is failing millions of Australians. Rents have been rising much faster than people’s incomes and we don't have enough secure, affordable rentals. This year’s Rental Affordability Snapshot shows that we need action now to stop more and more people from falling into...

Report

13 Dec 2017

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?

Report

27 Apr 2017

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...

Commentary

Article

12 Dec 2016

The average housing costs of older (65-plus) outright homeowners in lone-person households were A$38 a week in 2013-14, the Australian Bureau of Statistics calculated, compared to $103 for older social housing tenants and $232 for older private renters.

Fortunately, over the last several decades...

Data portal

3 Jun 2016

Secure and affordable housing is fundamental to the wellbeing of all Australians. It provides a platform for many of life's benefits, including stable employment, connection to the community and a sense of home. Unfortunately, many Australians are not able to access affordable, suitable housing with...

Report

21 Apr 2016

Anglicare Australia's 2016 rental affordability snapshot finds low income earners are unable to afford to rent privately, and even more Australians are being pushed out of the housing market. Over the first weekend in April, the Anglicare member network surveyed 75,410 rental properties across Australia...

Report

30 Jun 2011

Almost 497,000 low-income households are spending more than 30% of their income on housing costs, and are classified as being ‘in housing stress’. With 45% of low-income private renters and 42% of low-income mortgagees in housing stress, housing assistance is increasingly an essential ‘safety net’...

Report

HOUSING ASSISTANCE DATA DEVELOPMENT SERIES
15 Mar 2009

This report presents data from the 2007–08 Commonwealth State Housing Agreement (CSHA) private rent assistance data collection.

Report

15 Jun 2008

This report outlines barriers experienced by vulnerable people in finding affordable accommodation. The authors make recommendations that could make it easier for people to find lower-end rental accommodation within Victoria.

Report

31 Jan 2008

This paper focuses on the actual experience of housing affordability, revealing how deeply the problem cuts into the financial and general wellbeing of renters.

Not only does it create intense hardship for many, but there is no escape from the relentless squeeze between income...

Commentary

Article

14 Sep 2007

The housing debate often ignores the two million who rent, writes KATH HULSE.

WE HAVE been hearing a lot recently about housing affordability. Much of the discussion has been about the effects of high, and increasing, apartment and house prices.

There is...

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HOUSING ASSISTANCE DATA DEVELOPMENT SERIES
15 Jun 2007

In 2005–06 private rent assistance was provided for just under 134,000 households across Australia. Of the $78.4 million spent, about $49 million was provided in bond loans, and $23.6 in rental grants and subsidies. This compares to $79.2 million spent in the previous year, $50.7...

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1 Jan 2002

For young people, the transition to independent living is one of the most important - and probably exciting, difficult and emotionally charged - decisions they will ever make. For most, it means severing their links with parents, home and much that they have been familiar...

Working paper

URP Working Paper No. 24
15 Sep 1990

Through a discussion of the social and political circumstances and debate surrounding government policy regarding landlord/tenant relations, housing quality and supply, and owner occupancy; this paper argues that policy evolution is irregular and a product of the exigencies of the political process.

Report

Sydney is in the grip of a housing affordability crisis. Not only does Australia’s biggest city possess some of the world’s most expensive real estate, it’s also going to need 725,000 new homes to cope with projected population growth over the next two decades....

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