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2022 National Housing Research Program

The 2022 National Housing Research Program is now underway. One AHURI Inquiry (with four supporting projects), one Priority research project and 12 stand-alone research projects will be investigated as part of this year's research program. 

Funded AHURI Inquiries

Inquiry into projecting Australia’s urban and regional futures: population dynamics, regional mobility and planning responses
Led by: Professor Nicole Gurran, University of Sydney

This Inquiry is supported by research projects on:

  • Improving small area population projections (led by: Professor Emma Baker, University of Adelaide)
  • Understanding contemporary demographic and economic drivers of household mobility and policy implications (led by: Associate Professor Hoon Han, University of New South Wales)
  • Place-based drivers and effective management of population growth and change in regional Australia (led by: Dr Caitlin Buckle, University of Sydney)
  • Regional housing market spillovers (led by: Dr Maria Yanotti, University of Tasmania)

Priority Brief

Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic housing policy responses
Led by: Professor Chris Leishman, University of South Australia

Funded Research projects

Changes in supply/demand for affordable housing in the private rental sector, 2016–2021
Led by: Ms Margaret Reynolds, Swinburne University of Technology
From mixed tenure development to mixed tenure neighbourhoods
Led by: Dr Lee-Anne Khor, Monash University
Gendered housing opportunities, pathways, assistance and impacts
Led by: Professor Wendy Stone, Swinburne University of Technology
Indigenous mobility and its impact on remote infrastructural needs: an exploratory study
Led by: Dr Megan Moskos, The University of Adelaide
Investigative Panel into building and retaining an effective homelessness sector workforce
Led by: Dr Amity James, Curtin University
Investigative Panel into drivers and outcomes of public housing relocation
Led by: Professor Libby Porter, RMIT University
Investigative Panel on understanding poverty in Australian housing
Led by: Professor kylie valentine, University of New South Wales
Measuring housing affordability: scoping the real costs of housing
Led by: Dr Adam Crowe, Curtin University
Modelling landlord behaviour and its impact on rental affordability: insights across two decades
Led by: Dr Ranjodh Singh, Curtin University
Specialist Disability Accommodation in the social housing sector: policy and practice
Led by: Professor Katie Ellis, Curtin University
The new normal: COVID-19 and changed patterns of dwelling demand and supply
Led by: Professor Steven Rowley, Curtin University
Towards an Australian Housing and Homelessness Strategy: understanding national approaches in contemporary policy
Led by: Dr Chris Martin, University of New South Wales

Visit our Research in progress page of the website to see all current projects underway.

Get in touch

Interested in finding out more about the National Housing Research Program? 

Contact a member of our team. 

Ph: +61 3 9660 2300