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The opportunities, risks and possibilities of social impact investment for housing and homelessness

This study investigated the opportunities and risks for social impact investments (SII) to improve housing and homelessness outcomes in Australia. It described what social impact investing is and its application to housing and homelessness policy in Australia, as well as examined different finance models and...
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Modelling housing need in Australia to 2025

This research developed a housing need simulation to quantify the need for affordable housing and identify the supply required to meet the demand for housing. This information is important for resource allocation, market monitoring, setting affordable housing targets, housing assistance budgeting and evidence for affordable...
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Sustainable tenancy for Indigenous families: what services and policy supports are needed? Final report

Lesley Cooper, Mary Morris present the findings of the project, 'Sustainable Tenancy for Indigenous Families: What Services and Policy Supports are Needed?', which aimed to identify the major factors that initiate and sustain iterative homelessness among Indigenous families, especially Indigenous women and children, in both...
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Housing affordability, occupation and location in Australian cities and regions

In this positioning paper, Judith Yates, Bill Randolph, Darren Holloway and Dominique Murray introduce a project to test the impact of high housing costs on the workplace-home relationship for all workers. They identify 'indicator' groups in the workforce that might be seen to be typical...
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Enhancing research-policy linkages in Australian housing: an options paper

Andrew Jones and Tim Seelig propose a strategy, a set of broad approaches and a series of specific options to enhance linkages between research and policy in Australian housing, with particular reference to the role of AHURI.
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Rent assistance and young peoples decision making

For young people, the transition to independent living is one of the most important – and probably exciting, difficult and emotionally charged – decisions they will ever make. For most, it means severing their links with parents, home and much that they have been familiar...
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Policy options for stimulating private sector investment in affordable housing

This project is about operationalising the outcomes of a previous commercially focused AHURI project, “Policy Options for Stimulating Private Sector Investment in Affordable Housing Across Australia” which is being prepared for the Affordable Housing National Research Consortium. The project is concerned with providing a blueprint...
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Government led innovations in affordable housing delivery

This project examined state government-led innovations in affordable housing through analysis of two state-level strategies and two state-level programs.
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Demand subsidies for private renters: a comparative review

The research examined and reviewed demand subsidy models for private renters in Australia compared to New Zealand, Canada and the US.
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Secure occupancy in rental housing: conceptual foundations and comparative perspectives

This report is concerned with the nature of housing occupancy for households that rent, particularly low-income and vulnerable households.