Navigating a changing private rental sector: opportunities and challenges for low-income renters

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Author(s): Sharon Parkinson; Amity James; Edgar Liu
Description: This study investigated how low-income renters navigate the private rental sector (PRS) via three core pathways: the formal (via traditional or mainstream real estate agent intermediaries), informal (direct to rooms and dwellings privately managed by landlords and sub-landlords) and supported pathways (via community housing agencies). It provides practitioners and policy makers with an evidence base on changing practices and ways forward in shaping equitable PRS institutions.
Citation: Parkinson, S., James, A. and Liu, E. (2018) Navigating a changing private rental sector: opportunities and challenges for low-income renters, AHURI Final Report No. 302, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/302, doi:10.18408/ahuri-5112301.
DOI: doi:10.18408/ahuri-5112301
Date published: 19 Jul 2018
Publication type: Final Report 302
Project title: Navigating a changing private rental sector: opportunities and challenges for low-income renters (Project number: 51123)
Inquiry title: The future of the private rental sector (Inquiry number: 51120)
Inquiry reports: Inquiry into the future of the private rental sector (Final Report)
The changing institutions of private rental housing: an international review (Final Report)
Private rental in transition: institutional change, technology and innovation in Australia (Final Report)
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
ISSN: 1834-7223
ISBN: 978-1-925334-66-1
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