Research in progress
Explore our current research projects underway, examining a range of contemporary housing and urban policy questions. Current research priorities are determined in consultation with state/territory and federal government officials, industry and non-government experts.
Retirement villages provide age-specific housing to five per cent of older Australians (10% of over-75s), and there is considerable potential for growth. Barriers to further expansion include affordability and concerns about the fairness and clarity of contracts.
This research will investigate Australian social housing asset management practices and develop a Social Housing Advanced Asset Management (SHAAM) framework suitable for Australian social housing managers.