This thought provoking article in the October edition of Parity magazine raises some interesting ideas about the relationship between between homelessness and mental health.
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.
The Australian National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety has compiled this summary of their research to inform practitioners about the impact of family violence on children.
AHURI’s inquiry document provides a comprehensive analysis of how the private rental market has changed and asks questions that are particularly relevant to the housing and homelessness sector. While wading through the entire article may not be an option for the time poor, AHURI has included an Executive Summary and Policy Evidence Summary to assist.
The Australian Housing and Urban Institute have released a report ‘Navigating a Changing Private Rental Sector: opportunities and challenges for low income renters‘ that explains the wide range of complex issues affecting private rental pricing and availability.
To read this report and see other reports about the current state of private rental supply in Australia, visit Swinburne University’s Analysis & Policy Observatory web page
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 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 […]