Housing and housing assistance pathways with companion animals: risks, costs, benefits and opportunities
This study investigates the policy and regulatory settings that shape housing options available to households that own companion animals. It considers housing and housing assistance contexts nationally across tenures, sectors, emergency/crisis accommodation, and for diverse population groups receiving income and housing assistance support.
This research report is the first of three Maximising Impact reports that will examine new tenancies over a 30-month period from tenancy commencement. The report presents key findings from the baseline survey of 170 new tenants, conducted between May 2018 and April 2020.
Lean toolbox approach for effective preparation of housing refurbishment projects using critical success factors
Much lean research has focussed on improving the construction of new built and private sector projects. In contrast this paper aims to demonstrate the merits of lean tooling in the preparation phase of social housing refurbishments.
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...
With the construction industry long being held up as an ideal mechanism for delivering economic stimulus in periods of economic recession and stagnation, this research assesses how the housing industry can help rebuild the Australian economy, both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report seeks to aid those in the housing sector in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) and Te Tai Tokerau (Northland), to identify opportunities for engagement, investment and greater impact. While the focus is on housing in Te Tai Tokerau and Tāmaki Makaurau, some insights are offered...
This inquiry investigated how housing support for vulnerable families experiencing domestic and family violence (DFV) can be best integrated with other types of support to enhance safety and wellbeing, including for women in different housing tenures, for Indigenous women and the integration of social housing...
The Victorian Government will use repurposed aged-care sites to provide self-isolation facilities for Victorians experiencing homelessness - helping them recover from coronavirus, or avoid infection in the first place. Initiative: Safe Places For The Homeless To Recover And Isolate Initiative: Not including Commonwealth Government financial...
A new accommodation facility in Darwin will offer a safe place to stay for visitors from remote communities. Initiative: Safe Stay Plan for Remote Community Visitors