Understanding and addressing community opposition to affordable housing development

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Author(s): Gethin Davison; Crystal Legacy; Edgar Liu; Hoon Han; Peter Phibbs; Ryan van den Nouwelant; Michael Darcy ; Awais Piracha
Description: This report investigates the causal roots of local opposition to affordable housing projects in Australia. It shows that planning concerns can mask prejudice against low-income residents. However community opposition can be exacerbated by dismissive attitudes by government.
Citation: Davison, G., Legacy, C., Liu, E., Han, H., Phibbs, P., Nouwelant, R., Darcy, M. and Piracha, A. (2013) Understanding and addressing community opposition to affordable housing development, AHURI Final Report No. 211, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/211.
Date published: 23 Sep 2013
Publication type: Final Report 211
Project title: Understanding and addressing local opposition to affordable housing projects (Project number: 71007)
Related publications: Understanding and addressing local opposition to affordable housing projects (Research and Policy Bulletin)
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
ISSN: 1834-7223
ISBN: 978-1-922075-38-3