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The cost of homelessness to society and to the individual is difficult to measure, which in turn makes it difficult to formulate and evaluate meaningful policy change to address rising homelessness and housing deprivation. This report reviews the international literature on quantifying the cost of...
This toolkit is one of the outputs from a study undertaken by the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Adelaide, for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, into the role of frontline services in addressing homelessness....
According to the 2011 Census, some 44,000 children and young people in Australia are homeless. The reality is worse; many others are ‘hidden homeless’ who are not counted in the official statistics.
There is a growing body of evidence being...
The study utilised micro-level longitudinal data from Journeys Home (JH) and housing market data from the 2011 Census to econometrically model the probability of being homeless as well as the probability of entry and exit from homelessness.
This research reaffirms the need for intensive accommodation support services to complement criminal justice responses to crime and those who have contact with the criminal justice system.
It is generally accepted that a person’s living situation, in particular their experience of...
This is the final report following a series of five research reports prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs over the last two years on Indigenous homelessness in regional Australia.
The overall aim of this...
In recognition of the differences in understanding concepts of home and homelessness, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is undertaking further engagement to inform estimation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander homelessness. This discussion paper outlines some of the key themes identified and provides a basis...
Despite numerous reports, reviews and initiatives over many years, homelessness remains a policy issue in search of a solution.
The Commonwealth Government has set two headline targets:
• Halve homelessness by 2020 • Provide supported accommodation for all rough sleepers in need....
This report presents information on both Indigenous and other Australians, with the aim of providing a broad profile of Indigenous Australians experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are over-represented in the homeless population.
Whilst Indigenous Australians represent...
The rate of homelessness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is four times that of non-Indigenous Australians.
Homeless Indigenous Australians were almost twice as likely to sleep rough, or in improvised dwellings and shelters, than non-Indigenous Australians. The rate of home ownership for...