National Homelessness Conference 2018

Prof Guy Johnson

Professor of Urban Housing and Homelessness, RMIT University

Guy Johnson Guy is the inaugural Unison Professor of Urban Housing and Homelessness. He leads the Unison Housing Research Program at RMIT University, an industry led partnership that aims to address the ongoing issue of housing insecurity and homelessness in a way that looks at both the existing failings in the housing system and preventative measures to help alleviate disadvantage. Prior to his appointment he was Director of the Centre for Applied Social Research (CASR) at RMIT University.

Guy has been involved in the area of housing and homelessness for over two decades. His research investigates theoretical and applied questions relating to the dynamics of homelessness and housing. His research has contributed extensively to government policy and agency practice that address the housing and support needs of disadvantaged and low income households.