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Marginal housing during COVID-19

This research examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on marginal and informal housing and short-term rental accommodation to establish any health and housing risks, and investigates any changes to the demand and supply of informal housing during COVID-19.
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.
Report

Policy coordination and housing outcomes during COVID-19

This study gathered data on the scale and scope of policy interventions in the housing system during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia—a critical first step for on-going assessment of the outcomes and impacts of the broad suite of initiatives deployed by governments in response to...
Report

Demand-side assistance in Australia’s rental housing market: exploring reform options

This research examines possible cost-effective reforms of Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) that could improve housing outcomes for low-income renters.
Media release

Supporting tenants and landlords through Coronavirus

The Victorian Government will bring urgent legislation to the Parliament in line with decisions of the National Cabinet to support tenants and landlords through the coronavirus pandemic by reforming residential and commercial tenancy laws. Initiative: Temporary ban on evictions Initiative: Rent relief for tenants experiencing...
Media release

Queensland COVID-19 – Thursday, April 9

Queensland will be further protected - physically and financially - from coronavirus, with new travel rules for residents returning from interstate, and rental security for tenants and owners. Initiative: Rental security for tenants and owners
Media release

Practice guide to navigate tenancies through COVID-19

The Palaszczuk Government has today enacted National Cabinet's moratorium on evictions, with a Practice Guide formalising the temporary requirements and protections for tenancies impacted by COVID-19. Initiative: Practice Guide to navigate tenancies through COVID-19
Media release

Assisting Tasmanian renters during COVID-19

The establishment of the COVID-19 Rent Relief Fund will ensure targeted support of up to $2000 or four weeks rent is available for tenants suffering from extreme hardship. Initiative: Rent Relief Fund
Media release

Rent increase freeze in place for residential tenants during COVID-19 crisis

The Tasmanian Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe and secure through the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Initiative: Notice imposing a clear ban on residential rent increases during the COVID-19 crisis
Media release

New laws to provide support for commercial and residential tenants and landlords

Urgent legislation to implement a range of measures to minimise financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on tenants and landlords of both commercial and residential tenancies will be introduced into State Parliament this week. Initiative: Residential Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Bill 2020