Modelling housing need in Australia to 2025

August 1, 2017 0

A new report by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) delivers, for the first time in Australia, a consistent and replicable methodology for housing need assessment that can be used to inform resource allocation and simulate […]


AIHW releases Housing assistance in Australia 2017 report

July 19, 2017 0

The Australian Institute of Health & Welfare has published its report titled Housing assistance in Australia 2017 which provides up-to-date information relating to government funded provision of social housing, rent assistance, home purchase assistance and […]

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Public housing is under-utilised and overcrowded

July 19, 2017 0

An AIHW report released this month shows that 1-in-6 Victorian public housing properties are ‘underutilised,’ and 5% are overcrowded.  ‘Underutilised’ means that the properties contain spare bedrooms that are going unused by the residents. For […]

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Social Housing Test Case

July 13, 2017 0

The Social Investment Unit test case monitored about 22,000 people who applied for social housing between 2005 and 2006, 10,600 of whom were allocated a house. The research showed that those allocated a house spent less time […]

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Housing assistance in Australia 2017

July 12, 2017 0

Secure and affordable housing is fundamental to the wellbeing of all Australians. It provides a platform for many of life’s benefits, including stable employment, connection to the community and a sense of home. Unfortunately, many […]


Housing Taskforce reports released

June 29, 2017 0

Click here to access Auckland Mayoral Housing Taskforce Report Click here to access Wellington Report of the Mayor’s Housing Taskforce