Supply shortages and affordability outcomes in the private rental sector: short and longer term trends

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Author(s): Kath Hulse; Margaret Reynolds; Wendy Stone; Judith Yates
Description: This report found there was a shortage of 271 000 affordable and available rental dwellings for very-low-income households in 2011, an increase of 60 000 since 2006.

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Report type: Final Report 241
Project title: Changes in supply/demand for low-rent housing in the Australian private rental market, 2006–11 (Project number: 51018)
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Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, 09 Jun 2015
ISSN: 1834-7223
ISBN: 978-1-922075-91-8
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Citation: Hulse, K., Reynolds, M., Stone, W. and Yates, J. (2015) Supply shortages and affordability outcomes in the private rental sector: short and longer term trends, AHURI Final Report No. 241, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/241.