People living in regional cities enjoy lower housing costs compared with capital cities but have lower incomes and reduced career prospects, according to new AHURI research.
In order to sustainably stimulate housing supply government needs to understand how the development industry works according to new AHURI research. Private sector housing supply is driven by profit and factors that increase or decrease revenue and costs determine levels of new supply. The current combination of falling dwelling prices (in much of the country) and rising construction costs is the worst possible outcome for new housing supply.
The biennial 2022 National Homelessness Conference, convened by AHURI In partnership with Homelessness Australia, has wrapped up in Canberra, with 1050 delegates and 85 presenters across 22 sessions focussing on developing and shaping solutions for the terrible problems of homelessness in Australia.
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.