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News from AHURI research, events and housing policy development

1.3 million Australian households need housing help

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11 Aug 2017

New AHURI research has developed a model to estimate housing need in Australia over the next decade

International experts join the National Housing Conference

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9 Aug 2017

The National Housing Conference will feature housing experts from the USA, UK and Canada.

Homelessness week highlights innovative solutions to homelessness

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9 Aug 2017

Homelessness Week (7-13 August) is a time to reflect on homelessness and the issues affecting the homeless.

As home ownership rates fall, government will need to pay more to assist renters

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3 Aug 2017

The number of households eligible to receive rent assistance is estimated to rise to 1.5 million by 2031

Program released for Australia’s largest affordable housing event

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26 Jul 2017

NHC Sydney program covers the full spectrum of housing policy issues

National Cities Performance Framework Interim Report released

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26 Jul 2017

The Federal Government has released its National Cities Performance Framework Interim Report, with AHURI contributing to the development of the report.

Second international keynote confirmed for National Housing Conference 2017

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20 Jul 2017

UK housing finance expert Piers Williamson leads Thursday program line-up

Message from the AHURI Executive Director

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13 Jul 2017

A message from Dr. Ian Winter

Award winning journalist announced for NHC 2017

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12 Jul 2017

7.30 anchor Leigh Sales to host key conference sessions

Top 7 reasons to attend the National Housing Conference 2017

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6 Jul 2017

AHURI conference builds understanding of the interplay between cities policy, housing and the economy

AHURI conference explores new model for cities growth

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30 Jun 2017

AHURI conference builds understanding of the interplay between cities policy, housing and the economy

Do rising house prices lead to risky borrowing?

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15 Jun 2017

Property investors are less risk averse than other homeowners, AHURI research suggests

Western Sydney City Deal to boost housing

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7 Jun 2017

The Western Sydney City Deal will receive up to $5.3 billion from the Australian Government’s equity investment outlined in the 2017 Budget.

New City Deal to boost Darwin

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2 Jun 2017

The Australian and Northern Territory Governments have announced a City Deal for Darwin

Rising house prices increase supply, slowly

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1 Jun 2017

New research from AHURI reveals that rising Australian housing prices result in only a very small addition to the total stock of houses

Housing and Homelessness Ministers meet in Adelaide

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30 May 2017

Australia’s Commonwealth, State and Territory Housing and Homelessness Ministers meet in Adelaide, May 2017

Minister Angus Taylor announced as keynote speaker at AHURI Melbourne conference

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23 May 2017

The Hon Angus Taylor MP, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, will deliver a keynote plenary address at the AHURI conference, Affordability and liveability in our cities

Homeowners stay unemployed for longer

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22 May 2017

A new AHURI study has found that people who own or are paying off their home move less often than people who are renting privately, and this reduces their ability to respond to adverse labour market shocks.

AHURI research supports affordable housing financing model in Budget 2017

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10 May 2017

As part of the 2017 Budget, the Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced the creation of an affordable housing bond aggregator, the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation.

Homelessness services without enough funding to meet demand

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9 May 2017

AHURI research reveals that Australia’s homelessness services are overwhelmingly unable to meet client demand and that additional funding models are needed.

AHURI Conference explores solutions for homelessness

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1 May 2017

AHURI’s one-day conference, Homelessness and housing solutions, was held in Brisbane on Friday, 28 April.

Dr Ian Winter to deliver international keynote

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20 Apr 2017

Dr Ian Winter, Executive Director of AHURI, has been invited to address the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association’s (CHRA) 2017 National Congress in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 4th, 2017.

AHURI releases visual report on affordable housing industry capacity

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20 Apr 2017

The findings of the inquiry have been summarised in a visual report

AHURI to advise Australian Government on cities

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12 Apr 2017

AHURI Executive Director Dr Ian Winter has been invited by the Australian Government to join a Cities Reference Group to help advise Government on cities policy.

Treasurer delivers AHURI lecture

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10 Apr 2017

The Treasurer's pre-budget address focussed on housing affordability, home ownership and the rental market

Transcript of Treasurer's address on housing affordability

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10 Apr 2017

Read the transcript of The Hon Scott Morrison MP's address on housing affordability

New AHURI Inquiries announced

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6 Apr 2017

Four Inquiries approved for 2017 AHURI National Housing Research Program

University of South Australia joins AHURI network

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3 Apr 2017

AHURI is very pleased to welcome the University of South Australia to the AHURI research network.

A sensible way to use super to fund affordable housing

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28 Mar 2017

Institutional, not individual, superannuation investment key to funding affordable housing

Council on Federal Financial Relations March 2017

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28 Mar 2017

Federal Treasurer releases statement following Council on Federal Financial Relations meeting

Interview: examining the bond aggregator model

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23 Mar 2017

ABC TV interviews Carrie Hamilton about the bond aggregator model.

Soaring mortgage debt linked to longer working lives

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21 Mar 2017

AHURI report finds mortgage debt among pre-retirees is linked to longer working lives.

Inheriting housing wealth shapes education and work careers

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7 Mar 2017

AHURI report finds adult children who inherit housing wealth get ahead in education and business start-ups

International keynote speaker announced for NHC

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27 Feb 2017

Mr Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), confirmed as international keynote speaker for the 2017 National Housing Conference.

AHURI research features at the Australasian Housing Researchers Conference

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23 Feb 2017

Researchers from across the AHURI network have presented findings from a number of AHURI Inquiries at the 2017 Australasian Housing Researchers Conference held in Melbourne.

Alternative funding unlikely to reduce homelessness

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22 Feb 2017

Case studies of homelessness services shows the impact of diverse funding arrangements

AHURI recognises research excellence at AHRC 2017

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17 Feb 2017

AHURI is pleased to announce the winners of the Federal Minister's Award for Early Career Housing Researcher and The Berry, the Professor Mike Berry Award for Excellence in Housing Research, presented at the 2017 Australasian Housing Researchers Conference.

Transferring public housing to build more homes

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19 Jan 2017

New AHURI research explores the benefits of long term leases for not-for-profit housing providers

Australasian Housing Researchers Conference to feature AHURI researchers

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19 Jan 2017

The upcoming 2017 Australasian Housing Researchers Conference will present the work of 27 researchers from the AHURI University network

Short term funding restricts homelessness support for Indigenous Australians

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18 Jan 2017

AHURI research finds no government support program specifically targets homeless Indigenous people despite Indigenous Australians experiencing homelessness at a rate 14 times higher than non-Indigenous Australians

Queensland housing strategy reforms to be outlined at AHURI conference

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17 Jan 2017

The Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works will announce key reforms to the Queensland housing strategy at the AHURI Homelessness and housing solutions Conference in Brisbane

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