Information on AHURI housing research and policy

AHURI housing research focuses on reform priorities for national housing and homelessness as well as through a series of research projects and investigative panels. Explore AHURI's library of housing and homelessness research reports and policy analysis.

Key research themes

Browse reports by one of the 11 themes

View our extensive library of housing research and reports covering 11 key research themes, including financing social and affordable housing, indigenous housing, housing assistance and social policy, home ownership, private rental market, homelessness, tax and housing policy and more.

Research in progress

AHURI Inquiries and Research Projects

View our current AHURI Inquiries and Research Projects, investigating national housing reform priorities and themes around social policy, housing affordability, disability, housing assistance, Indigenous housing, the private rental market and more.

COVID-19 Research Agenda


26 May 2020

The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) is pleased to announce the COVID-19 Research Agenda — eight priority research projects that will help governments at all levels make the best housing policy decisions during and following the coronavirus pandemic.

Policy analysis

AHURI policy development

Each topic frames the policy issue, identifies the context it occurs in and presents potential policy options, as well as providing key research findings and international perspectives.

National Housing Research Program

Building an evidence-base of practical applied research

AHURI's National Housing Research Program funds the development of a wide range of high quality housing research and reports.


An AHURI and Mind Australia project

Trajectories: the interplay between mental health and housing pathways