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An audit and review of Australian Indigenous housing research

This report presents the outcomes of a research project conducted by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) Queensland Research Centre (UQ) on the characteristics and themes of the Australian Indigenous housing literature. The report examines the Indigenous housing literature from the 1970s through...
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Gentrification and displacement: a review of approaches and findings in the literature (positioning paper)

Gentrification refers to the in-migration of affluent households to poorer and lower value areas of the city. In Australian cities like Melbourne and Sydney this process has become notable in a significant number of suburbs. While gentrification has appeared to increase investment in the housing...
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Housing assistance and regional disadvantage: final report

The aims of the research which is detailed in this final report included to: examine the relationships between housing policy and regional development by positing that local housing market conditions primarily determine the range and extent of social and economic impacts of government housing interventions...
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Housing and social cohesion: an empirical exploration

This final report of an AHURI research project identifies three dimensions of social cohesion: social connectedness, inequality, and cultural environment. Home ownership is more positively associated with each of these dimensions than either public or private renting.
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Rural housing, regional development and policy integration: an evaluation of alternative policy responses to regional disadvantage: final report

Evidence suggests that there is a link between suitable housing infrastructure and well-being of rural people. Despite this, there is paucity of research in this area. The main aim of the project which is the subject of this final report is to examine the extent...
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Responding to regional disadvantage: what can be learned from the overseas experience?

This paper provides a conceptual and policy context for research by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute: University of New South Wales and University of Western Sydney Research Centre that examines aspects of Australian regional policy. The paper explores two main policy areas: social...
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The implications of loss of a partner for older private renters: final report

This report aims to examine the effects of divorce, separation or bereavement on the housing and related financial circumstances of people aged 50 or over in different housing tenures, and in particular those on income support payments.
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Mortgage stress and precarious home ownership: implications for older Australians

This research investigated the growing numbers of middle-aged and older Australians who are carrying mortgage debt into retirement and paying off higher levels of debt relative to house values and income. Between 1987 and 2015, mortgage debt among older mortgagors increased by 600% (from $27,000...
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Addressing locational disadvantage effectively

This report is the final output of a synthesis examining the nature of locational disadvantage and ways in which governments can intervene to improve the lives of disadvantaged residents in areas of concentrated poverty and disadvantage. The report outlines the synthesis methodology used, then explores...
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Homelessness prevention for women and children who have experienced domestic and family violence

This Positioning Paper is the first output from the research project Homelessness prevention for women and children who have experienced domestic and family violence: Innovations in policy and practice. This project will explore the value and implementation challenges of innovative staying at home homelessness prevention...