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news 4th December 2020

Half of surveyed renters suffered mental health decline during COVID-19

Australian renters have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 facing income loss, the inability to pay rent, tenure insecurity and eviction risk. Twenty leading thinkers from housing, economics, policy, urban planning, and epidemiology have explored the results from a survey of 15,000 renting households for the publication Rental Insights: A COVID-19 Collection released today.

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news 30th November 2020

COVID modelling reveals huge housing vulnerabilities in 2021

With modelling suggesting that between 1,008,000 and 1,752,000 people will be unemployed in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of households living in a precarious situation will likely remain high even after any partial recovery in 2021, new AHURI research has revealed.

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news 24th November 2020

COVID lockdowns show up inequalities in housing

COVID-19 has exacerbated vulnerabilities such as poor housing quality and location, housing affordability, energy poverty, and a range of social, mental and physical health conditions, new AHURI research has revealed.

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