Jon Hall

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Briefing paper

6 Apr 2009

Community housing organisations in Australia recorded a surplus in the three years to 2005-06. To achieve low costs, many used voluntary labour, received discounted rates, and did not provide for depreciation.

This research bulletin is based on research by Dr Jon Hall and...


23 Feb 2009

The original aims of this project were to:

• clarify the impact of Community Housing Organisation operating deficits on the potential growth and development of an expanded community housing sector

• develop suitable policy options for returning community housing to operational surpluses; and...


3 Dec 2007

Greater targeting of housing and greater access to concessional rents cost public housing authorities around $200 million in 2004-05 compared with the mid-1990s, according to this Research and Policy Bulletin, which draws on the findings of a project that analysed financial data provided by state...


15 Nov 2007

This report documents and quantifies the recent historical impact of changing client profiles in South Australia and Victoria; forecasts public housing recurrent income given existing allocation priorities; assesses the long-term cost to SHAs of pursuing a policy of allocating to those 'most in need'; identifies...


26 Oct 2007

Government-assisted or sponsored public housing represents a key component of affordable housing in Australia, yet at end of the 2005/06 financial year the total stock of public housing has again fallen well below that which applied in 2000/01. The erosion of the level of public...

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