Understanding the disruptive technology ecosystem in Australian urban and housing contexts: a roadmap
This research reviews different emerging digital and disruptive technologies in relation to housing. One key conclusion is that the sharing or ‘gig’ economy, with the likes of Airbnb, is already disrupting the housing sector.
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...