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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Social Ventures Australia has developed an evidence-informed perspective on the actions required to achieve stable, appropriate and affordable accommodation for all Australians with tailored wrap-around support and transitional opportunities for low-income earners. Recommendations Adequate and appropriate supply of housing stock across the housing continuum:
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.
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.
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.