Community housing

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Community housing providers
Public and community housing


Report

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.
Report

CHPs and disability housing: an exploration of SDA

This survey report explores the participation of community housing providers (CHPs) in the disability housing market, to understand the challenges, barriers and opportunities for CHPs who are providing housing to NDIS participants that are funded for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).
Report

Housing First Christchurch

This report provides insightful narratives from people who have experienced homelessness, as well as an analysis of the successes and challenges of the Housing First programme.
Policy report

Review of the Homelands Policy

This review aims to identify appropriate approaches to supporting Aboriginal people to live on their ancestral lands.
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.
Position paper

Make social housing work

This document outlines a plan for the Victorian government to increase investment into social housing, to increase Victoria's proportion of social housing to the national average.
Report

Trajectories: the interplay between mental health and housing pathways

It is hoped that this national study that will develop a clearer understanding of the relationships between the housing and mental health pathways of people with mental health issues, in order to identify potential points of practical intervention and key issues for system improvement.
Report

Understanding the experience of social housing pathways

Australia’s social housing system is under considerable pressure, with high demand, but manifestly inadequate supply. In this context, governments have introduced ‘pathways’ frameworks to promote movement through the social housing system. This report explores tenants’ experiences and perspectives on these social housing pathways.
Submission

Managing Housing Health Risks in WA Discussion Paper

The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) provided a submission to the WA Department of Health’s (DOH) Discussion Paper on Managing Housing Health Risks in WA.
Conference paper

Logan Renewal Initiative: a bridge too far for a public housing public private partnership

This paper outlines the history of the Logan Renewal Initiative and draws learnings from the reversal of a major policy initiative aimed at managing and redeveloping 4,653 public housing dwellings in the Logan City Council.
Conference paper

An affordable housing negotiation calculator: identifying feasible opportunities for voluntary agreements

This paper reports on the conceptual framework and development of an instrument to assist in educating local and state government representatives, community housing providers and developers about affordable housing provision and its effects on development feasibility.
Conference paper

Families adapting to density in a suburban medium density community housing development in Auckland, New Zealand

As a medium-density housing development specifically aimed at young families, Waimahia was developed by a consortium of Māori organisations and community housing providers (CHPs), to provide affordable, quality housing, with a particular focus on meeting the housing needs of low-income Māori and Pasifika families.
Strategy

City of Yarra social and affordable housing strategy 2019

This strategy invites all levels of government to work together to resolve the affordable housing crisis.
Report

The construction of social housing pathways across Australia

This report examines the role of policy in shaping social housing pathways through a review of current social housing operational policies. It considers application processes, eligibility criteria, rent, use of premises, tenant-initiated transfers, portfolio management and tenancy management by landlords.
Report

Social housing as infrastructure: rationale, prioritisation and investment pathway

This research modelled ways to best finance and fund social housing, revealing that a capital investment strategy, supplemented by efficient financing, is substantially more cost-effective than a commercially-financed model reliant on an operating subsidy.
Report

Social housing legal responses to crime and anti-social behaviour: impacts on vulnerable families

This research reviewed social housing tenancies law and policies in five jurisdictions, and national policy principles and frameworks relating to four types of vulnerable people: women affected by domestic violence; children; Indigenous persons; and people affected by alcohol and other drugs.
Commentary

Homelessness soars in our biggest cities, driven by rising inequality since 2001

Governments must find ways to urgently increase both the supply and size of affordable rental dwellings for people with the lowest incomes.
Report

Informal accommodation and vulnerable households: scale, drivers and policy responses in metropolitan 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.
Briefing paper

Older women’s risk of homelessness: background paper

This background paper provides context regarding older women’s homelessness. It offers some potential solutions to reduce women’s risk of homelessness with a focus on preventative and innovative approaches that look beyond social and community housing as the answer.
Report

Estimating need and costs of social and affordable housing delivery

This report presents the findings of a research project commissioned by CHIA NSW and Homelessness NSW to provide estimates of the social and affordable housing need for Australia by sub-region and the likely costs to government of delivering housing to meet these needs over the...