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news 18th April 2024 in news

Including social housing tenant voice in policy leads to better outcomes

Enabling social housing tenants to participate in social housing policy and services that affect them can lead to a range of positive benefits: from improving the way housing and associated essential social services are provided to giving tenants a heightened sense of autonomy and a stronger sense of belonging within their communities, new AHURI research has highlighted. This is especially relevant as social housing tenants increasingly present with more complex health, housing and social care needs.

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news 26th March 2024 in news

Removing barriers for providers key to growing Specialist Disability Accommodation

The Specialist Disability Accommodation program, which delivers specialist housing support for Australians with extreme functional impairment or very high needs, is designed to attract private market investment; however program restrictions are creating a barrier to this investment.  While Community Housing Providers are ideally placed to deliver this highly specialised accommodation, some are pausing their involvement due to the level of financial risk they are required to bear, according to new AHURI research.

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news 21st February 2024 in news

AHURI supports evaluation of NSW Together Home Program

AHURI’s in-house consulting team, AHURI Professional Services, in partnership with the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC), University of New South Wales, is undertaking evaluation of the NSW Government’s Together Home Program. 

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