Research in progress

Discover AHURI's ongoing research program

AHURI research is delivered through a suite of AHURI Inquiries, which focus on reform priorities for national housing, homelessness and related urban issues, as well as through a series of targeted research projects.

AHURI Inquiries

View our latest Inquiries, with information on project timelines, Inquiry panel membership and supporting projects.

Individualised forms of welfare provision and reform of Australia’s housing assistance system

AHURI Inquiry

How can direct housing assistance be most effectively allocated across the housing system to meet housing needs to 2025?

Housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth

AHURI Inquiry

How might a range of housing policy mechanisms be implemented to support labour force participation and engender economic growth?

Affordable housing industry capacity

AHURI Inquiry

What is the capacity of the affordable housing industry to respond to large scale stock transfers across Australia in the next five years?

Funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness

AHURI Inquiry

How does the mix of government and non-government direct and indirect funding in the homelessness service system influence service provision and outcomes?

The future of the private rental sector

AHURI Inquiry

How can emerging trends in the institutions of the private rental market in Australia and internationally create opportunities for, and present challenges to, improving equity, efficiency and effectiveness outcomes in Australia, including for lower-income households?

Increasing affordable housing supply

AHURI Inquiry

How have governments sought to increase the supply of affordable housing across the continuum of housing needs; and what are the implications for government policy and practice in different jurisdictions and market contexts?

Social impact investment for housing and homelessness outcomes

AHURI Inquiry

How can the social impact investment approach, through housing and homelessness policy, yield social and economic benefits for Australians?

Pathways to housing tax reform

AHURI Inquiry

How does the taxation system impact on the housing market, and how does this compare with the impact of the taxation system on other aspects of wealth?

Property transfer methodologies

AHURI Inquiry

What are the key features that support effective property transfers from government housing agencies to not-for-profit housing providers?

Research projects

View our research projects, with information on project leaders, funding years, expected completion dates and associated research publications.