Evidence Review

A series of short online articles that link AHURI research findings to contemporary debates, media discussions and community concerns.

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Economics and modelling

Housing makes a significant contribution to the Australian economy.

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Health, ageing and disability

In the context of an ageing population, AHURI researchers have made a significant contribution...

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Home ownership

Home ownership is the most common and most desired form of housing in Australia.

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Homelessness and housing

Examines the needs of those in housing crisis or at immediate risk of becoming homeless...

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Housing affordability

How can housing assistance and other policy levers increase the supply of affordable housing...

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Indigenous housing

AHURI researchers have developed a substantial body of research into housing issues...

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Private rental

Examines the needs of those in housing crisis or at immediate risk of becoming homeless...

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Public and community housing

Public and community housing is rental housing which is owned and operated by State Housing Authorities and not-for-profit housing providers respectively.

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Social wellbeing

AHURI research has examined the relationship between housing and social wellbeing through concepts like social exclusion/inclusion, social cohesion and social connectedness.

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Urban planning and development

Urban planning can have a significant influence on the type, location and affordability of housing.

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute


The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) is a national not-for-profit independent network organisation. 

We fund, conduct, tailor and disseminate high quality research on housing, homelessness and related urban issues, including research specific to Indigenous Australians.

Our work informs the policies and practices of governments and industry, and stimulates debate in the broader Australian community.
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New AHURI research reports

Understanding and addressing local opposition to affordable housing projects 
Research and Policy Bulletin

Changes in the supply of affordable housing in the private rental sector for lower income households, 2006–11 
Final Report

Addressing concentrations of disadvantage—Logan Central/Logan City case study report 
Research Paper

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Individualised welfare and housing assistance
Our first Evidence-Based Policy Inquiry is into Individualised forms of welfare provision and reform of Australia’s housing assistance system.
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What's new?

Annual Report 2013–14
The AHURI Limited Annual Report for 2013–14 is now available.
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AHURI can provide accurate, timely and rigorous analysis of existing research to inform policy development.
To find out more, contact Dr Michael Fotheringham .


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