Homelessness responses for Indigenous Australians need to be culturally appropriate, respect Indigenous perspectives and focus on safety and understanding ahead of non-Indigenous concepts of home, according to new AHURI research.
‘Housing First’ has become a widely adapted and referenced model to address chronic homelessness in many western countries, since its inception in the US in the early 1990s. Now, to understand the success factors and challenges to implement ‘Housing First’ programs, AHURI Professional Services has published the peer-reviewed Housing First: An evidence review of implementation, effectiveness and outcomes which examines the Australian and international literature on Housing First.
There is a disconnect between current measures of overcrowding and actual experiences of excessive density in Australian housing, according to new AHURI research.
Many first homebuyer (FHB) assistance programs benefit existing homeowners rather than new homeowners, thereby compounding the problems of access and risk that such schemes are supposedly meant to address, according to new AHURI research.
Developing contemporary independent supported living options for people with intellectual disabilities
People with intellectual disabilities and high support needs can find safe and secure housing providing the right supports are in place, according to new AHURI research.