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.
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.
The Council to Homeless Persons recently held a forum to discuss the issue of outcomes based measurement and if you were unable to attend you can read the full report or the summary report to find out more what this will potentially mean for the homelessness and housing sector.
Pro Bono Australia has posted this story on the inquiry, noting some of the more important findings and gauges the reaction of peak bodies. The full report is available on the Parliament of Victoria website.
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 […]
The Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor tabled his first report to Parliament on 10 May 2018. This report was based on the monitoring period of 1 January – 1 November 2017. Read the report here
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 […]
The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) has released two brief papers examining the changes in characteristics that make up the community of Australian people experiencing homelessness by comparing census data from the 2011 and 2016. How has homelessness changed between 2011-2016? Where has homelessness increased in Australia?
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 […]
A new report from the Grattan Institute, ‘Housing Affordability: re-imagining the Australian dream’ discusses the changing landscape of private home ownership in Australia and the impact lack of affordable housing has on the wider housing market.