AHURI NEWS AND MEDIA

COVID-19 news and updates

In the months ahead, AHURI will keep you informed on the government and sector responses to COVID-19 that impact housing, homelessness and cities policy.

On this page, you will find recent news items and policy briefs covering COVID-19 in Australia.  You can also receive these items through the AHURI email newsletter.

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19

14 Apr 2020

Australian state, territory, and national COVID-19 resources for housing, homelessness and cities.

AHURI announces eight COVID-19 research projects to inform housing policy response to pandemic

AHURI News

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.

Pandemic teaches longer term lessons in city living

AHURI Brief

26 May 2020

Examining the potential severity of long term impacts in city living due to the coronavirus in Australia

What has COVID-19 revealed about the liveability of our homes and neighbourhoods?

AHURI Brief

12 May 2020

Exploring how the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing just how liveable, or otherwise, our homes and cities actually are.

Why building housing infrastructure after the pandemic can benefit Australia

AHURI Brief

6 May 2020

Exploring ways of stimulating the economy in the near future to increase jobs and spending by investing in housing construction.

AHURI announces the rapid response COVID-19 Research Agenda

AHURI News

5 May 2020

AHURI has launched the COVID-19 Research Agenda with our partner universities to further build and support housing and urban policy in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Has the impact of COVID-19 on cities and housing affected the incidence of family violence?

AHURI Brief

5 May 2020

Examining local and international spikes in DFV cases or anticipated challenges as well as some of the policy responses to-date.

Unpacking the challenges in the rental market during COVID-19

AHURI Brief

22 Apr 2020

Examining the policy options and challenges for the rental market during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What is at stake for people experiencing homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic?

AHURI Brief

8 Apr 2020

Examining the particular challenges and policy responses for the homeless.

How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting housing policy in Australia?

AHURI Brief

1 Apr 2020

A look at government and sector responses to Covid-19 that impact housing, homelessness and cities policy.

Update on AHURI activities in response to COVID-19

AHURI News

18 Mar 2020

An update on continuing our research publishing and engagement program for the foreseeable future.

Update on AHURI conferences in response to COVID-19

AHURI News

13 Mar 2020

A message from our Executive Director on AHURI conferences in response to COVID-19.