Public housing and employment: challenges and strategies


This project improves our understanding of why and how public housing tenants (and in particular sole parents and women with unemployed partners) are able to (re-)enter paid work despite the many disincentives and barriers identified in the AHURI National Research Venture 1 (NRV1) on Housing Assistance and Economic Participation.

Project Number: 50515
Research Theme(s): Public and community housing
Project Leader: Hulse, Kath
Funding Year: 2008
Research Centre: Swinburne-Monash

Published research reports

Download now Final Report: No. 155: Public housing, women and employment: challenges and strategies
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Download now Research and Policy Bulletin: Issue 143: How does living in public housing affect women’s employment?
330KB PDF Document