Affordable housing

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Report

The need to build: the demographic drivers of housing demand

This report examines the scale of New Zealand's housing problems and provide some recommendations for policymakers to help reduce the crisis.
Policy report

Socialization: a democratic, lawful solution to Berlin’s housing crisis

Berliners have found a democratic, affordable, and lawful way to solve the housing crisis. In this paper, the author explains the concept of 'socialization' in relation to housing reforms.
Policy report

Planning restrictions harm housing affordability

Planning restrictions around Australia reduce the supply of housing and hence raise prices. This paper summarises recent research on this topic, focussing on Australia’s largest cities.
Report

Urban regulation and diverse housing supply: an investigative panel

This research examines the barriers and challenges within the housing system for delivering housing supply that is more diverse, in terms of size and built form, tenure, development model and affordability level.
Report

Supporting Australia’s housing system: modelling pandemic policy responses

This research considers the economic literature relating to pandemics, and models a range of related economic outcomes on employment and unemployment by sector, and on the housing outcomes of home owners, private renters, and small investor landlords in Australia from late 2020 and through 2021.
Report

The lived experience of COVID-19: housing and household resilience

This study investigates housing outcomes during the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, and evaluates the complex interrelated impacts it is having on Australian households with a range of vulnerabilities.
Conference paper

Private rental housing provision in Brisbane: A case study of supply at the lower cost end of the private rental sector

Brisbane’s housing market is relatively under-researched, despite the value that can be gained from examining a residential property market operating in an environment of significant population growth through high inward interstate migration, and sustained urban building and development activity.
Conference paper

Planning for vibrant town centres: case study of Lake Macquarie's Lifestyle 2020 program

Lake Macquarie is adjacent to Newcastle and is characterised by low-density suburbs and underdeveloped town centres. Through planning for higher densities the new urban strategy aims to make these towns vibrant commercial, cultural and employment nodes.
Conference paper

Migration motives and outcomes

This paper outlines some of the key findings of two complementary research projects both of which studied intra- migration within the Australian states of New South Wales and South Australia.
Conference paper

Models of ownership and development for enhancing housing affordability and sustainability in Australian cities

Assessing models for affordability and sustainability in housing developments, this paper draws on ecological and permacultural theory as transcribed into urban spaces, often referred to ecocity theory and practice, in which cities and therefore housing, are seen as an integral part of ecosystems, with design...