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This paper reports on a research project that compares and evaluates different demand subsidy models for private renters, to enable a more informed debate in Australia about the future of RA.
The research examined and reviewed demand subsidy models for private renters in Australia compared to New Zealand, Canada and the US.
Using ABS Household Expenditure Survey statistics, this study finds, among other things, that real housing costs in Australia increased substantially (32.9 per cent) over the period 1975-99. Purchasers experienced the biggest cost increase (66.2 per cent), followed by private tenants (24 per cent) and outright...
This paper focuses on the actual experience of housing affordability, revealing how deeply the problem cuts into the financial and general wellbeing of renters.
Not only does it create intense hardship for many, but there is no escape from the relentless squeeze between income...
This report considers a range of data and regulatory and policy interventions from international and domestic jurisdictions with the objective of improving the provision of utilities for private rental housing in Victoria.
This paper re‐appraises the role of the private renting in the housing system drawing on a review of public policies toward the sector in six countries.
Explores the relevance of the concept of a liberal welfare regime to housing provision through an exploration of the interactions between governments, private markets and households in rental housing in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.
This article proposes that single housing tenure categories do not enable an understanding of the ways in which households use, occupy and own residential properties in the context of broad demographic, economic and social changes.
Adapting work on sub-tenure housing choice, housing tenure is...
This report argues that Australia's housing market is not meeting the needs of all Australians, which is reflected in declining home ownership rates, and recommends extensive reforms.
In this report, the committee underscores the importance of affordable, secure and suitable...
Speculative property developers, criticised for building dog boxes and the slums of tomorrow, are generally hated by urban planners and the public alike. But the doors of state governments are seemingly always open to developers and their lobbyists.
Politicians find it hard to say...