This study investigated how filtering contributes to market-provided low-income housing in Australia. It critiques the conceptualisation of filtering as a source of housing for low-income households, tests for the presence of filtering dynamics in housing markets (using Melbourne and Sydney as case studies) and considers policy options for enhancing (if so desired) filtering as a policy tool.
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This research investigates the demographic characteristics, types of buildings and neighbourhoods of lower income apartment residents in Australia so as to improve wellbeing, community and housing affordability outcomes. In Australia, 10 per cent of the population lives in an apartment; 85 per cent of apartment residents live in capital cities; and 39 per cent of households living in high-density apartments are lower income households.
This research Inquiry considered the case for social housing as infrastructure and examined different approaches to its investment.
This research informs the development of an investment pathway from the perspective of needs-based social infrastructure.
Inquiry into increasing affordable housing supply: Evidence-based principles and strategies for Australian policy and practice
This Inquiry examined how governments have sought to increase the supply of affordable housing across the continuum of housing needs (i.e. from social housing to affordable rental and home ownership), and the implications for transferring policy and practice to different jurisdictions and market contexts.
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