Private sector involvement in social and affordable housing
This research investigates models for engaging private sector investors and developers in financing or delivering social and affordable housing, across different market segments and tenures in Australia and internationally. It also identifies key existing and potential players, and financial, regulatory or development barriers to wider...
Can planning incentives deliver affordable housing in our cities and regions? Evidence from NSW
This paper examines evidence of the outcomes of a NSW planning policy that provides a state-wide density bonus for infill, multi-unit housing projects that dedicate at least 20% of gross floor area for affordable rental housing.
Platform informality: online rental housing markets in Sydney, Australia
Digital platforms are increasingly mediating how people seek and access housing. This paper examines four platforms, including Realestate.com.au, Gumtree.com.au, Flatmates.com.au and Insiderairbnb.com.au to mobilises a practice-based approach to understanding housing informality in Australian cities.
Deregulated planning for affordable housing supply? The case of secondary dwellings in NSW
This paper examines the outcomes of a deregulatory strategy, focusing on the NSW State’s planning reform to enable secondary dwellings (‘granny flats’) ‘as of right’ in residential zones.
Foreign investment in Australian housing: global housing demand and impacts in the local housing market
This paper investigates the underlying drivers attracting cross-border investment to housing market across Australia, explores how these ‘pull factors’ varied before and after the changes of foreign investment policy settings, and how shifting foreign investment regulations over the past decade influenced local housing affordability.