This research investigates lower income older households’ preferences for a range of alternative housing models and examines which of these would best meet their needs, as well as identifying ways to support households deciding their housing options.
Aspire is a homelessness intervention involving more intensive case management for a longer duration than most programs which respond to homelessness. This report outlines the findings of an evaluation of the Aspire program and social impact bond (SIB) in Adelaide, South Australia.
This research investigates the potential of alternative housing models to increase the supply of affordable housing for older Australians and the role alternative financing schemes could play in expanding those options.
The authors of this paper argue that homelessness can be ended in Australia through investment in social and affordable housing, long-term support to those who need it, and targeted programs addressing the underlying drivers of homelessness.
Australia’s social enterprises can make a significant contribution toward a more equitable society, but are constrained by limited financial, public policy and other ‘ecosystem’ supports, according to the authors of this paper.