Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
Our mission is to inform and impact better housing, homelessness, cities and related urban outcomes, through the delivery and dissemination of relevant and authoritative research.
Why Australia needs to do more to protect tenants' data
Large data breaches recently in Australia have been caused by cyber hacking of data, but the legal collection and use of data, particularly rental data, from people is of concern too.
AHURI’s team of housing and urban research professionals are the experts in delivering customised research solutions for clients across government, private and community sectors.
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The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) is pleased to continue to advise Queensland’s newly expanded Housing Supply Expert Panel, with the reappointment of AHURI Managing Director, Dr Michael Fotheringham to the panel.
Critical life events experienced by households, such as divorce, losing a job or being diagnosed with an acute health condition, can lead to housing stress, in which household resources are not enough to manage the costs of housing.
The research, ‘Business models, consumer experiences and regulation of retirement villages’, undertaken for AHURI by researchers from University of Tasmania, UNSW and Synergy Consulting, explores the business models used by retirement villages, and surveys residents to understand the appeal, benefits and disadvantages of living in retirement village accommodation.
10 - 12 October 2023
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
The National Housing Conference, Australia's premier housing event returns in 2023, which brings it back to the biennial schedule and will be in Brisbane for the first time. We are pleased to welcome the Queensland Government as Host Partner for NHC23.