private rental market

Audio interview

7 Aug 2019
6

Those in the private rental market are spending more than ever on keeping a roof over their heads in many parts of Australia.

Report

7 Aug 2019
225

This research examined the housing aspirations of older Australians (i.e. aged 55 years and over), including home owners and renters in the private market and in social housing, to provide the evidence-base for policies needed to deliver their required housing and housing assistance.

Commentary

31 Jul 2019
15

The ongoing trend of increasing housing cost pressures on lower-income Australians over the past decade provides the context for the high incidence of financial stress, particularly among tenants in low-rent areas of Sydney and Melbourne.

Commentary

30 May 2019
19

Governments must find ways to urgently increase both the supply and size of affordable rental dwellings for people with the lowest incomes.

Position paper

12 Apr 2019
43

Australia's peak body for social services has released its housing and homelessness services election policy priorities. It is calling for an increase to funding for homelessness services and affordable housing.

Report

A consumer-centred approach to understanding the dynamics of Australia’s private rental market
27 Feb 2019
260

This report considers the lived experience of Australians in private rental properties. It discusses the state of the rental housing market and suggests a framework for continuing research and policy development on housing.

Report

22 Nov 2018
64

This study identified five Australian housing markets that could use online technology to match highly specific ‘buyers’ and ‘sellers’. The five markets considered are: swaps in public housing; disability accessible housing; low-cost private rental housing brokerage; apartment presales for low/mid income earners; and precinct-level urban...

Report

8 Nov 2018
67

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...

Report

9 Oct 2018
216

This work discusses the policy implications of the survey results, particularly around tenure security, the growing number of older renters and the importance of the private rental sector (PRS) for households falling out of home ownership.

Article

4 Sep 2018
24

A shared desire to live more communally could encourage greater housing diversity, according to Adam Haddow. Here, he looks to student housing, “build-to-rent” models, and the new WeLive project in the USA for cues on how to conjure an alternative, more versatile Australian housing market....

Report

2 Aug 2018
266

This study focused on the Australian private rental sector including formal rules (policies and regulation); organisations and structures; and informal rules (social norms and practices), and reviewed the sector in ten countries.

Report

19 Jul 2018
278

This study investigated how low-income renters navigate the private rental sector (PRS) via three core pathways: the formal, informal and supported pathways. It provides practitioners and policy makers with an evidence base on changing practices and ways forward in shaping equitable PRS institutions.

Report

4 Apr 2018
251

This research is a comprehensive analysis of the private rental sector (PRS) and explores the interplay between regulation, organisations and structures, and social norms and practices of prevailing policies. It also explores the impact of innovation and digital technology on the sector.

Report

15 Nov 2017
58

To illustrate the situation for vulnerable groups, this release continues to assess the rental affordability situation for eight Australian household types, with a focus on aged and key worker cohorts.

Journal article

4 Jan 2017
61

The aim of this paper is to analyses residential solar PV feed-in tariffs (FiT) policy history to inform the development of a sustainable flexible pricing regime to enhance the diffusion of energy storage, electric vehicles, solar PV installations and other distributed resources focusing on the...

Report

22 Dec 2016
186

Recent evidence suggests households exposed to unaffordable housing include children, young people and their families. We know remarkably little, however, about the magnitude of this problem, and are only beginning to understand some of the ways these trends affect the childhoods and teen years of...

Report

22 Dec 2016
336

Many households exposed to unaffordable housing include dependent children and young people (Rowley and Ong 2012; Stone et al 2013). We know remarkably little, however, about the magnitude of this problem, and are only beginning to understand some of the ways these trends affect the...

Briefing paper

29 Jun 2016
192

This research explores Australian private rental brokerage programs which provide assistance in securing and sustaining private rental tenancies for disadvantaged tenants. The research identifies a diverse range of activities tailored to individuals and local circumstances, but lacking common terminology, measures and reporting making it difficult...

Report

30 May 2016
171

Private rental brokerage programs (PRBPs) are a key pillar of support for disadvantaged people accessing and sustaining private rental. This is in addition to more formal private rental assistance programs delivered by state and territory governments; and Commonwealth financial assistance in the form of Commonwealth...

Website

1 Jan 2016
4

Investors and Borrowers have used private mortgages as an investment and for funding in Western Australia for over 100 years.

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