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Build-to-rent in Australia: product feasibility and potential affordable housing contribution

Build-to-rent (BtR) is a form of residential development involving apartment blocks or complexes purpose-built for rental occupation and held in single ownership as long-term revenue-generating assets. A key aim of this research has been to assess the possible scope for a market-rate BtR product to...
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Inquiry into increasing affordable housing supply: evidence-based principles and strategies for Australian policy and practice

This study examined the range of strategies and initiatives governments have used to leverage affordable housing supply across the continuum of housing needs (i.e. from social housing to affordable rental and home ownership) in a constrained funding and increasingly market-driven context, across a range of...
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Paying for affordable housing in different market contexts

This study analysed recently completed affordable housing developments across Australia to ascertain how affordable housing project costs, revenues and subsidies interact.
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Developing the scale and capacity of Australia's affordable housing industry

The key to the affordable housing industry’s future is that governments, in consultation with affordable housing providers, establish a clear industry vision with defined policy objectives, and specify medium-term growth strategies and targets to realise that vision. Whether involving new finance or the redirection of...
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Profiling Australia's affordable housing industry

This study examined the affordable housing industry’s current profile and capacity. The industry comprises non-government (for-profit and not-for-profit) affordable housing providers; and the institutional entities and individuals that enable, support and regulate the work of affordable housing providers. Providers range from commercial style operators to...