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.
Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is one support program provided by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for Australians with extreme functional impairment or very high support needs to access specialist housing solutions.
COVID-19 has disrupted housing markets, delivering market outcomes no-one previously predicted. Recent dwelling price, rent increases and incentive driven housing supply growth have changed housing markets resulting in 1 in 5 households changing their housing aspirations as a result of the pandemic.
Housing and homelessness are complex, extensive fields. Unaffordable, inaccessible and materially inadequate housing impose costs on individuals and society.
This research will learn from the experience of First Nations peoples engaging with urban policy to better understand the capacity and readiness of urban policy practitioners for meaningful partnership.