Research in progress

Housing assistance and social policy

AHURI research projects

The housing careers of disability support pension recipients

This research project will identify the housing circumstances of disability support pension (DSP) recipients and identify the factors that facilitate and constrain their access to housing security. It will provide a baseline for tracking the impact of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) on the housing circumstances of people with long-term disabilities.

  • Final Report to be published: Q2 2017
  • Project leader: Brendan Churchill
  • Research centre: AHURI—University of Tasmania
  • Project number: 41068
  • Funding year: 2015

Modelling housing need in Australia to 2025

This research project estimated housing need in Australia up to 2025 through the development of a 'housing needs' model using secondary data at the ABS spatial definition SA3. The model informed housing assistance provision over the next 10 years and provide a tool for ongoing use by government.

The final report is now complete.

You can download the completed final report for this project.

  • Final Report to be published: Q2 2017
  • Project leader: Steven Rowley
  • Research centre: AHURI—Curtin University
  • Project number: 81069
  • Funding year: 2015