Housing market dynamics in resource boom towns

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Author(s): Fiona Haslam McKenzie; Rhonda Phillips; Steven Rowley; David Brereton; Christina Birdsall-Jones
Description: This study demonstrates the important linkages between housing and the resources industry. It discusses the key issues evidenced by case studies of four resource boom towns; two in Western Australia and two in Queensland. These case studies provide a detailed picture of the wide range of issues faced by these towns and the social, economic and structural consequences of the resources boom.
Citation: McKenzie, F,H., Phillips, R., Rowley, S., Brereton, D., Birdsall-Jones, C. (2009) Housing market dynamics in resource boom towns, AHURI Final Report No. 135, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/135.
Date published: 09 Aug 2009
Publication type: Final Report 135
Project title: Housing markets in resource boom towns (Project number: 80370)
Related publications: Housing affordability and shortages in resource boom towns (Research and Policy Bulletin)
A review of the contextual issues regarding housing market dynamics in resource boom towns (Positioning Paper)
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
ISSN: 1834-7223
ISBN: 978-1-921610-16-5