AHURI POLICY DEVELOPMENT
Understanding of housing, homelessness and related urban issues
Summaries and explainers on topical policy issues drawing on the AHURI research evidence-base and the data available from Australian and international research.
26 Jul 2017
High house prices (particularly in Sydney and Melbourne) have led to calls for the easing of supply-side restrictions.
27 Jun 2017
2016 Census reveals fewer households being formed between 2011 and 2016 than previously.
31 May 2017
An examination of some of the 2017-18 Budget measures relevant to the Government’s Cities agenda
23 May 2017
Understanding value capture and how it can fund infrastructure
15 May 2017
Understanding social impact bonds and their use in Australia.
11 May 2017
A summary of the housing and homelessness measures in the 2017 Budget
7 Apr 2017
What is the right level of social housing for Australia, compared with EU, USA, Canada and NZ?
26 Apr 2017
The Australian Government is developing a City Deals program that is inspired by the UK Government’s City Deal model. But just what is a UK City Deal?
18 Apr 2017
The Australian Government’s City Deals are a way for governments, industry and local communities to develop collective plans for growth and commit to the actions, investments, reforms and governance needed to implement them.
4 Apr 2017
Inclusionary zoning is a land use planning intervention by government that either mandates or creates incentives so that a proportion of a residential development includes a number of affordable housing dwellings.
17 Mar 2017
The proportion of Australian households living in social housing has fallen, 2006 to 2016.
16 Mar 2017
Shared equity schemes, whereby the home buyer shares the capital cost of purchasing a home with an equity partner, allows lower income homebuyers to buy sooner.
6 Mar 2017
Understanding Australian property tax and modelling pathways for reform
1 Mar 2017
What are the stated objectives of the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA) and the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH)?
21 Feb 2017
As high income central city workers can afford to live closer to their workplace, they travel less distance to work than middle or lower income central city workers.
15 Feb 2017
When compared with income in regional areas, the higher paid jobs cluster in Australia’s state and territory capital cities.
7 Feb 2017
Between 2006 and 2011, trains recorded greatest increase in patronage of work commuters, although many more people drove in a private car to work.
30 Jan 2017
AHURI research into a bond aggregator model for affordable housing informs Treasurers’ affordable housing plan
25 Jan 2017
In Australia’s capital cities, the central city area does contain a greater proportion of high income workers than either middle or low income workers, although the vast majority of all jobs are located in the suburbs.
10 Jan 2017
ABS Survey of Income and Housing reveals that households buying their first home are older than they were over a decade ago
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