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.
More than 40 per cent of Australian households are directly affected by the regulation of residential tenancies, including 26 per cent who are tenants living in private rental housing, and 14 per cent who are landlords for whom it is a major investment
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.
This project provides the data and evidence needed to track the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tenants into 2022 and beyond, enabling informed and timely responses by governments, industry and the community sector.
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.