Room sharing

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Conference paper

Affordability and availability in Melbourne’s self-organizing student housing markets

The State of Victoria houses over 200,000 international students. Inadequate or unaffordable housing can adversely impact the academic success and personal well-being of these students, making their housing an important issue for both education and urban policy.
Report

Technological disruption in private housing markets: the case of Airbnb

This study looks at how short-term letting (STL) platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway and Booking.com are reshaping housing opportunity in private markets. It analyses Airbnb listing data from Sydney and Melbourne to reveal insights into the extent STL is contributing to housing affordability issues and to...
Conference paper

Room sharing: a solution or an exacerbation to rental housing affordability crisis in Sydney?

This paper addresses the questions of the geography and characteristics of room sharing, advertised via online shared accommodation listings, and its impact in terms of residential overcrowding and rental affordability. The findings may provide insights for policymakers and development practitioners that address issues of monitoring...