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.
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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.
In this study six recently completed affordable housing developments across Australia were analysed to ascertain how affordable housing project costs, revenues and subsidies interact to produce affordable housing.
This research examined whether the diminishing supply of affordable housing options for lower income (LI) workers near job-rich central city (CC) locations is having an impact on CC businesses and on the overall productivity of CC economies.
Affordable housing, urban renewal and planning: emerging practice in Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales
This report examines how planning and housing policy domains have successfully worked more closely together to deliver increased affordable housing supply in urban renewal areas in Sydney, Adelaide & Brisbane.
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