Affordable housing

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In need of repair: the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement - study report

Australia has a housing affordability problem, with many Australians struggling to rent or buy a home. This study is review of the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement and it examines how well the Australian, State and Territory governments have achieved the objectives, outcomes and outputs...
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Filtering as a source of low-income housing in Australia: conceptualisation and testing

This study investigates how filtering contributes to market-provided, low-income housing in Australia. It critiques the conceptualisation of filtering as a source of housing for low-income households, tests for the presence of filtering dynamics in housing markets (using Melbourne and Sydney as case studies) and considers...
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Community housing sector growth opportunities: collaboration between government and industry to drive supply

This report highlights how a collaboration between the WA Government and industry, in partnership with the community housing sector, can drive the supply of social and affordable housing.
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Assisting first homebuyers: an international policy review

This research reviews first homebuyer assistance programs in Australia and seven comparator countries: Canada, Finland, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Singapore and the UK.
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Alternative housing models for precariously housed older Australians

This research investigates the potential of alternative housing models to increase the supply of affordable housing for older Australians and the role alternative financing schemes could play in expanding those options.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Michael Sukkar says Coalition policies have pushed first home buyers to their highest levels in 15 years. Is that correct?

Michael Sukkar says Coalition policies have pushed first home buyers to their highest levels in 15 years. Verdict: Overstated
Conference proceedings

City social and housing: SOAC 2021 conference track and abstracts

This track provides papers that address housing affordability; urban sprawl and associated housing and social infrastructure needs across cities and regions; homelessness, housing system reform, and the futures of homeownership; social and cultural diversity and its implications for housing and social/care infrastructures; and transformative models...
Conference paper

Can planning incentives deliver affordable housing in our cities and regions? Evidence from NSW

This paper examines evidence of the outcomes of a NSW planning policy that provides a state-wide density bonus for infill, multi-unit housing projects that dedicate at least 20% of gross floor area for affordable rental housing.
Conference paper

Te Tiriti o Waitangi and housing in Aotearoa

This paper briefly summarises the author's master's research project 'He Rautaki Whakatauria Whare o Te Tiriti o Waitangi: Treaty Anchored Housing Strategies,' which explored what a Te Tiriti-anchored housing strategy might look like for Aotearoa. This includes a review of current housing and economic policy...
Conference paper

From provision to subsidisation: tracking changes in Commonwealth rental housing policy

This paper explores changes in Commonwealth and State political and economic thinking regarding public housing.
Conference paper

Deregulated planning for affordable housing supply? The case of secondary dwellings in NSW

This paper examines the outcomes of a deregulatory strategy, focusing on the NSW State’s planning reform to enable secondary dwellings (‘granny flats’) ‘as of right’ in residential zones.
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Housing affordability in Australia: tackling a wicked problem

Secure housing in Australia is increasingly out of reach for a growing proportion of the population – arguably more so than in any comparable country. So how did we get here? How do we begin to understand the social and economic consequences of such enormous...
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Homes for people: how Nordic policies can improve Australia’s housing affordability

Australia’s housing affordability crisis results from an over-reliance on just two options – private home ownership and private renting. To tackle it, a wider repertoire of policies is required. This report brings together three essays from writers with knowledge of Australian and Nordic social policy...
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Anglicare Australia rental affordability snapshot: national report April 2022

Every year, Anglicare Australia surveys rental listings across Australia to see what it is like for people on low incomes to rent a home. In the midst of the 2022 federal election campaign, Anglicare Australia is calling on all parties and candidates to act on...
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The decline of housing supply in New Zealand: why it happened and how to reverse it

This report discusses how housing markets have been shaped by infrastructure and urban planning policies, and presents some options for making housing more available and affordable.
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COVID-19: housing market impacts and housing policy responses - an international review

Two years after the outbreak of COVID-19, this report analyses pandemic impacts on housing systems across a range of high income countries during this period, and documents a range of policy responses relating to housing and homelessness.
Policy report

Orange Book 2022: policy priorities for the federal government

Building on research and analysis published by Grattan Institute since it was founded 13 years ago, this report identifies reforms to boost incomes, improve health and education, create better transport links, make housing more affordable, generate meaningful progress on climate change, and strengthen Australia’s political...
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Precarious housing and wellbeing: a multi-dimensional investigation

This research examines how the bi-directional relationship between housing precariousness and wellbeing varies across population subgroups and over time; sheds light on the dimensions of housing precariousness that affect wellbeing, and vice versa; and considers how policy interventions to effectively minimise negative impacts of precarious...
Discussion paper

Property Market Review: consultation paper

This review is looking for ways to improve property market laws to support Victorians to have fairer and easier access to the housing market. This paper has been developed by the Review Panel to assist the consultation process. It explains the background for the terms...
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Ending homelessness in Australia: an evidence and policy deep dive

This report contributes to the research and evidence base for ending homelessness using an ending homelessness model built around addressing drivers of homelessness, meeting the direct needs of those experiencing homelessness, increasing the supply of social and affordable housing and supporting the enabling environment.