Towards an Australian social housing best practice asset management framework
Social housing is a distinct asset sub-class with unique asset management (AM) challenges. This research examines social housing asset management in Australia and develops a best practice framework that outlines AM processes and criteria for making decisions.
Australian home ownership: past reflections, future directions
This research report documents that the ‘Australian dream’ of home ownership is no longer relevant in the contemporary era. Analysis of statistical trends for Australian tenure change and comparative analysis of the direction of ownership in equivalent countries are the basis for this conclusion.
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...
Community sector offers a solid platform for fair social housing
If one is really interested in providing more housing for people on low to moderate incomes, the community sector is the way to go – not public housing, argues Terry Burke.
Home ownership remains strong in Australia but it masks other problems: Census data
The great Australia dream of owning your own home is still alive despite the various problems plaguing housing affordability, new Census data shows.