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New AHURI Report Released- ‘Social housing as infrastructure:an investment pathway’

The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) have just released Social housing as infrastructure:an investment pathway. The report suggests that Victoria needs to increase its social housing stock significantly and provides a detailed examination of the issues related to funding this type of infrastructure.

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VCOSS Poverty Maps

The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) have just launched an online, interactive map that shows the level of poverty in each location across Victoria. In addition VCOSS have also published a detailed observation report, that outlines the issues behind the data.

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Australian Homelessness Monitor- Released

The first national longitudinal study of homelessness in Australia, The Australian Homelessness Monitor 2018  has now been released and tracks key data on rates and types of homelessness in Australia and sets a benchmark for action on Australia’s housing crisis. Launch Housing commissioned the Monitor in conjunction with the University of NSW Sydney and the University of […]

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Perceptions of Homelessness in Australia: How to make our compassion count

This report ‘Perceptions of Homelessness in Australia‘ has just been released by Wesley Mission and although it is NSW based it has some significant insights about the  general perceptions of people experiencing homelessness. The 2016 Census figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), which showed a marked increase in the number of people […]

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AHURI Report Released- ‘Paying for Affordable Housing in Different Market Contexts’

This inquiry in to increasing affordable housing supply, ‘Paying for Affordable Housing in Different Market Contexts’ analyses six recently completed affordable housing developments across Australia to ascertain how affordable housing project costs, revenues and subsidies interact to produce affordable housing. The findings indicate that affordable housing project outcomes in these instances were driven by funding opportunities, rather than […]

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