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Amity James

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Effective downsizing options for older Australians

This research examined the extent to which downsizing forms part of older Australians’ housing preferences, the actual and perceived benefits of moving as well as the availability of downsize housing options. The research proposes a number of policy strategies for delivering housing alternatives to meet...
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Young Australians and the housing aspirations gap

This research investigated the short and longer term housing aspirations and the housing aspirations gap among ‘emerging adults’ aged 18–24 years and ‘early adults’ aged 25–34 years, in order to better understand how their aspirations are linked to a ‘broader life project’ across areas such...
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Older Australians and the housing aspirations gap

This research examined the housing aspirations of older Australians (i.e. aged 55 years and over), including home owners and renters in the private market and in social housing, to provide the evidence-base for policies needed to deliver their required housing and housing assistance.
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Getting our house in order?

This report focuses on housing affordability, one of the most important economic and social issues facing Western Australia, and indeed the country. It builds on earlier reports into housing affordability, and includes new analysis of the latest trends in housing affordability since the release of...
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The private rental sector in Australia: public perceptions of quality and affordability

This work discusses the policy implications of the survey results, particularly around tenure security, the growing number of older renters and the importance of the private rental sector (PRS) for households falling out of home ownership.