Research & Reports

The business case for social housing as infrastructure

May 15, 2019 0

This research investigated how business case frameworks for major transport infrastructure projects might be applied to assessments of social housing as infrastructure, including approaches to cost-benefit analysis (CBA).  A number of different theoretical analysis models […]

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May 14, 2019 0

The Welfare Expert Advisory Group has completed its report on New Zealand’s social security system – Whakamana Tāngata – Restoring Dignity to Social Security in New Zealand. The Report, was released by Minister Sepuloni on […]

In the media

Housing under stress

May 13, 2019 0

More than a third of rental households in the Mountains are experiencing stress in trying to keep up payments, according to the latest figures. A report by Wentworth Community Housing and Western Sydney Community Forum […]

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Report on Government Services 2019

May 12, 2019 0

This chapter presents data on the performance of governments in providing social housing, including public housing (PH), State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH), community housing (CH) and Indigenous community housing (ICH). While State and […]

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My Home, My Place

May 9, 2019 0

The housing needs of older people living in rural areas are often not well understood with limited research and data available nationally. To better understand the specific needs of those living and ageing in small […]

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Rental Affordability Snapshot

April 29, 2019 0

The Rental Affordability Snapshot is designed to highlight the lived experience of looking for housing while on a low income. It focuses on the Australian population who earn the least income – Commonwealth benefit recipients […]

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Informal accommodation and vulnerable households

April 29, 2019 0

Sydney’s ongoing housing affordability crisis has hit low income and vulnerable groups with particular severity. The chronic shortage of social and affordable housing has forced many to seek alternative, often informal arrangements, ranging from share […]