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Sean McNelis

Sean has been at Swinburne University of Technology since 2002. In this time he has worked as a research fellow and part-time housing researcher and, also completed his doctorate. He has undertaken a range of research projects for the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), for local government and for other organisations. He is the manager of the Housing in Victoria website, an interactive website which provides data on housing and housing affordability at different geographical levels.
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Redesign of a homelessness service system for young people

This research identifies measures that could reduce youth homelessness and lead to improved outcomes for young people who experience homelessness. The findings are based on a community-level analysis of special homelessness services (SHS) data and sites of innovation in three states: South Australia, NSW and...
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Opportunities for Collaboration to Improve Building Energy Codes in APEC Economies

This discussion paper draws on published research on building codes activity globally and in APEC economies, and new interviews conducted with policymakers in eight participating APEC economies to provide a summary of best practices in building energy codes, a landscape analysis of building energy codes...
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Matching markets in housing and housing assistance

This study identified five Australian housing markets that could use online technology to match highly specific ‘buyers’ and ‘sellers’. The five markets considered are: swaps in public housing; disability accessible housing; low-cost private rental housing brokerage; apartment presales for low/mid income earners; and precinct-level urban...
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Best-practices in building energy codes: Opportunities for collaboration to improve building energy codes in APEC economies

This poster draws on published research on building codes activity globally and in APEC economies, and new interviews conducted with policy makers in eight participating APEC economies to provide a summary of best-practices in building energy codes, a landscape analysis of building energy codes and...
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Inquiry into funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness

This AHURI Inquiry into the funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness in Australia provides the first comprehensive examination and assessment of the funding of Specialist Homelessness Services (SHSs) and other services assisting those experiencing homelessness. Government funding is the dominant form of funding...