AHURI RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
Research in progress
Discover AHURI's ongoing research program
AHURI research is delivered through a suite of AHURI Inquiries, which focus on reform priorities for national housing, homelessness and related urban issues, as well as through a series of research projects and investigative panels.
A suite of independent, original research projects
Policy and practice experts from the government, non-government and private sectors.
Expert panel discussion
Direct engagement between experts from a wide range of sectors.
A diverse range of research projects
Smaller research projects that ensure a focus on a variety of topics.
Completed AHURI Inquiries
These AHURI Inquiries have been completed and all reports are available for download.
- Social housing as infrastructure
Should social housing be treated as infrastructure, and, if so, what are the most appropriate investment pathways?
- Potential of new technologies to disrupt housing policy
How can housing policy-makers, providers and consumers engage productively with emerging digital and disruptive technologies?
- The future of the private rental sector
How can emerging trends in the institutions of the private rental market in Australia and internationally create opportunities for, and present challenges to, improving equity, efficiency and effectiveness outcomes in Australia, including for lower-income households?
- Pathways to housing tax reform
How does the taxation system impact on the housing market, and how does this compare with the impact of the taxation system on other aspects of wealth?
- Increasing affordable housing supply: evidence-based principles and strategies for Australian policy and practice
How have governments sought to increase the supply of affordable housing across the continuum of housing needs; and what are the implications for government policy and practice in different jurisdictions and market contexts?
- Social impact investment for housing and homelessness outcomes
How can the social impact investment approach, through housing and homelessness policy, yield social and economic benefits for Australians?
- Housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth
How might a range of housing policy mechanisms be implemented to support labour force participation and increase economic growth?
- Funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness
How does the mix of government and non-government direct and indirect funding in the homelessness service system influence service provision and outcomes?
- Affordable housing industry capacity
What is the capacity of the affordable housing industry to respond to large-scale stock transfers across Australia in the next five years?
- Individualised forms of welfare provision and reform of Australia’s housing assistance system
How can direct housing assistance be most effectively allocated across the housing system to meet housing needs to 2025?