This research investigated the mental and economic wellbeing of landlords and tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic so as to help governments at all levels make the best housing policy decisions during and following the coronavirus pandemic.
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This scoping study gathered data on the scale and scope of policy interventions in the housing system during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia—a critical first step for on-going assessment of the outcomes and impacts of the broad suite of initiatives deployed by governments in response to the pandemic and to prepare policy makers for future crises with similar system-wide implications.
This research examines possible cost-effective reforms of Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) that could improve housing outcomes for low-income renters. CRA is payable to households who qualify for specified social security payments and are renting from private landlords, community housing providers or Indigenous housing organisations, and are paying more than a minimum rent threshold.
This research assesses how the housing industry can help rebuild the Australian economy both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
This research surveyed and analysed the circumstances for Australian renters during the initial phase of the COVID-19 lockdowns in July and August 2020 to give insights into how the rental market is performing, the uptake of existing support measures and the demand for future assistance.
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