The financial impact of welfare targeting in public housing

Housing Australia
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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 housing authorities in South Australia and Victoria to understand the impact of changing socio-demographic profiles and other factors on the authorities’ revenues.

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