Community housing providers
Public and community housing
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.
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).
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.
This review aims to identify appropriate approaches to supporting Aboriginal people to live on their ancestral lands.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
This strategy invites all levels of government to work together to resolve the affordable housing crisis.
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.
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.
Governments must find ways to urgently increase both the supply and size of affordable rental dwellings for people with the lowest incomes.
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.
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.
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...