Maximising Impact - Baseline results from a longitudinal study of new tenants in social housing
This research report is the first of three Maximising Impact reports that will examine new tenancies over a 30-month period from tenancy commencement. The report presents key findings from the baseline survey of 170 new tenants, conducted between May 2018 and April 2020.
Not pregnant enough? Pregnancy and homelessness
This report outlines the perspectives of 14 women who have had recent experiences of pregnancy and homelessness. The research received approval from the Human Research Ethics Committees of RMIT University, La Trobe University and Launch Housing, and was overseen by a reference group with specialist...
Preventing gender-based violence in mental health inpatient units
This project aimed to investigate and document experiences of gender-based violence occurring in adult mental health inpatient units and perpetrated against those identifying as women, in order to inform how policy and practice can be improved to make these environments safe for women.
Pregnancy and homelessness: service responses
This research sought to better understand data collection processes for homeless pregnant women and how homeless services can better engage with this group.
Who stays, who leaves and why? Occupancy patterns at Unison Housing between 2014 and 2016
This report, produced by RMIT and Victoria's largest social housing provider Unison Housing, shows that the transition into social housing can be precarious for some people, with almost half of tenancies studied ending within 18 months.