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This paper investigates the strategies used by the City of Sydney to increase affordable housing and whether they can be replicated in other council areas.
The objective of this research was to establish whether the diminishing supply of affordable housing options for lower income (LI) workers near job-rich central city (CC) locations is having an impact on CC businesses and on the overall productivity of CC...
Three overarching issues are being considered through this Multi-Year Research Project (MYRP):How concentrations of social disadvantage have been conceptualised and how this relates to our broader understanding of the operation and impacts of housing and urban systems. The impacts of spatial disadvantage, and...
Michael’s Intensive Supported Housing Accord (MISHA) was a philanthropically funded initiative that provided long-term stable accommodation while supporting the men to build the lives they would like to live.
The MISHA Project used a Housing First approach, which is about providing homeless people with...
Gentrification raises concerns about segregation, social mix and sustainability issues for Australian cities. This report examines the process and its impact.
The report looks at three main questions:
How much gentrification has actually taken place over the last decade and how...
Through its profitable exploitation of planning system loopholes on affordable housing obligations, Lendlease has achieved notoriety within UK affordable housing advocacy circles. And just how this came about is a tale with direct implications for Sydney.
This report finds low-income and other vulnerable groups are being forced into informal housing arrangements, such as share accommodation. A chronic shortage of social and affordable housing means some people are forced to live in severely overcrowded situations that contravene planning and building regulations.
The ongoing trend of increasing housing cost pressures on lower-income Australians over the past decade provides the context for the high incidence of financial stress, particularly among tenants in low-rent areas of Sydney and Melbourne.
Henry Halloran Trust director Prof. Peter Phibbs recently visited New York city where he compared how the issues of housing affordability we face in Sydney are dealt with in America's most populous city. The trust has released a video documenting Prof. Phibb's account of the...
Following World War II, Australia was confronted by a severe shortage of dwellings. In 1944, the Commonwealth Housing Commission Report estimated that Australia needed 700,000 new homes within a decade in order to overcome both the existing deficit and meet anticipated demand. Initial plans intended...