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news 9th February 2023

New housing assistance model could better match tenants with both housing and support

With over a hundred and fifty thousand Australian households on waiting lists to get into social housing, finding strategies to make sure the households that most need housing get the dwellings that best match their requirements is of real concern for housing authorities. Sadly, the match is not always quite right, and tenant churn and households with unoccupied bedrooms plague the social housing sector.

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news 20th January 2023

New expert panel to unlock more housing supply

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. 

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news 14th December 2022

Retirement Villages popular, model could be improved

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.

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