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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.

The new normal: changed patterns of dwelling demand and supply

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.

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Understanding the administration of Australian housing policy

The administration of Australian housing policy is complex, multi-layered and inconsistent across states and territories. It is further complicated by the vertical fiscal imbalance and split responsibilities across the federation, and differing levels of involvement by the not-for-profit and private sectors. This results in varying levels of efficacy and efficiency, with uneven consequences for the outcomes experienced by individuals, households and communities.

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Published Housing Research

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Cities Research Program

Interested in our growing body of research on analysis on cities and urban issues?

Visit our cities hub and explore one of our 13 research themes.