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Laurence Troy

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Report

13 Mar 2019
157

This report presents the findings of a research project commissioned by CHIA NSW and Homelessness NSW to provide estimates of the social and affordable housing need for Australia by sub-region and the likely costs to government of delivering housing to meet these needs over the...

Commentary

15 Nov 2018
46

A tenfold increase in building is needed to overcome the current social housing shortfall and cover projected growth in need. It can be done, and direct public investment is the cheapest way.

Report

15 Nov 2018
114

This research modelled five alternative pathways to funding social housing and found the ‘capital grant’ model, supplemented by efficient financing, provides the most cost effective model for Australia. The research also established the current and future unmet need for social housing in different parts of...

Report

8 Nov 2018
64

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...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
34

Compact city policies have become planning orthodoxy over the past three decades. But compact city development takes many forms, and the compact city concept often obscures a diverse range of social, economic and environmental outcomes of urban densification. In Australia the compact city agenda has...

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