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Report

Moving into new housing designed for people with disability: evaluation of tenant outcomes - interim report

The preliminary findings presented in this interim report examine the tenant outcomes of people with disability moving into Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funded apartments, with appropriate technology, support, design and location.
Book

Community engagement 101: understand the impact of public consultation

Written for on-the-ground practitioners, engagement professionals and community members, this resource provides accessible explanations that cover the basics and bring an understanding of the principles that underline best-practice engagement.
Report

Leaving rehab: enhancing transitions into stable housing

This research presents policy and practice recommendations to enhance the coordination of housing, health and social care supports for individuals leaving residential treatment for mental health or substance use problems.
Guide

Design guide for refuge accommodation for women and children

The purpose of this design guide is to assist those working towards improving refuge accommodation for vulnerable women and children escaping violence in the home.
Report

Administration of commuter car park projects within the Urban Congestion Fund

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the administration of the commuter car park projects within the Urban Congestion Fund. The audit finds that the approach to identifying and selecting commuter car park projects for funding commitment was not appropriate, as...
Report

Evaluation and learning in public housing urban renewal

This research analyses how evaluation of public housing renewal is informing policy development and delivery to maximise financial returns and socio-economic outcomes, and seeks to understand how key public policies, such as mixed-tenure development, can enable both social and economic returns.
Report

Digital energy futures: future home life

What emerging technology routines are shaping the way people live? What implications do these social practices have on the future energy needs of Australian households? The research in this report uncovers the changing digital lifestyles and emerging home trends of everyday Australians, and speculates on...
Discussion paper

Government policy statement on housing and urban development

This document is designed to outline New Zealand's Policy Statement-Housing and Urban Development (GPS-HUD) which will be published in October 2021.
Report

All aboard: a plan for fairly decarbonising how people travel

This report outlines a vision for a transport system that is fair to all, works to improve people’s health and wellbeing, and provides a better environment for nature.
Briefing paper

Circular cities: a circular water economy for cleaner, greener, healthier, more prosperous cities

This paper explores circular cities, where the use and reuse of water and wastewater resources are optimized, thereby unlocking the true value and potential of urban areas.